Holiday apartments Reading – stay in Reading and be surprised by this gem of a town
Reading is a sprawling and exciting town in the heart of Berkshire, in the South of England. This is of of the UK's most up-and-coming towns, and is attracting more and more tourism. With such a great variety of holiday accommodation in Reading, a holiday here can appeal to anyone, as there is simply so much to do! The town is in a great location - just a half an hour train journey away from London Paddington.
Reading has been home to some of the most important and influential people in modern Britain, such as director Sam Mendes, actress Kate Winslet, as well as writer, actor and comedian Ricky Gervais. Even the nation's beloved princess Kate Middleton hails from Reading. Look for holiday apartments in Reading and discover the town that has produced some of the most important individuals in British society.
Holiday rentals Reading – plenty of reasons to stay here
Reading, despite its bustling town centre, does have a lot to offer to the holidaymaker looking to get away from it all and enjoy some hard-earned relaxation in the beautiful Berkshire landscapes. Holiday accommodation Reading could be a nice base for exploring the surrounding countryside. A trip to the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Finchampstead Ridges, or the charming little riverside village of Pangborne are just some examples of the fantastic, peaceful areas to visit.
More active excursions in Reading could include a shopping trip to The Oracle, which is right by the delightful Kennet Riverside, which runs through the town's centre. Known locally simply as The Riverside, this area is full of nice cafes, restaurants and bars. The town has so much on, there is no way you'll be short of things to do. A wander round the Museum of Reading is richly entertaining and chronicles the town's extraordinary history - it doesn't have to be sunny to enjoy a holiday in Reading! For football fans, the Madejski Stadium is a must. Here you can see local football team Reading play on a Saturday. If you prefer rugby, the stadium is also home to the London Irish rugby team, so catch a game at this magnificent stadium. Nearby Bracknell is also a promising little town, which even has a dry skii slope, worth visiting if you're feeling slightly adventurous.
Reading is also perfectly placed to explore other great areas of Berkshire, such as Windsor, home of one of the official Residences of the Royal Family, Windsor Castle. It's also only a stone's throw away from Oxford, a beautiful town steeped in history. It is also extremely close to London, so holiday apartments Reading may be a cheaper way of visiting the nation's capital.