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The wonderful town of Reading is home to one of the UK’s top retail destinations and has something for everyone to do, from fantastic restaurants, museums, entertainment, great walking destinations, festivals, medieval ruins and more!

Let’s not forget to mention Reading’s new £800 million train station, offering fantastic links to London with the newly opened Elizabeth Line. Great bus links that are available throughout Reading, to/from Heathrow and there are accessible links via the M3 and M4 motorways.

There is no wonder that Reading made it in the top 10 Sunday Times Best Places to Live rankings for the South East, which we spoke about in a blog here.

Reading has again been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag accreditation, in recognition for providing a vibrant and diverse mix of dining, entertainment and culture experience, whilst promoting the wellbeing and safety of local residents and visitors.

Having two serviced apartment properties located in Reading, we know a thing or two about what this amazing town has to offer! Let us enlighten you with 7 reasons why you should visit Reading…

1. Madejski Stadium (now Select Car Leasing Stadium)

If you are a lover of football, plan to watch a game at Madejski Stadium! Home to Reading Football Club who play in the EFL Championship.

2. Fun packed days out

Reading has a range of fun family days out to enjoy, to name a few; Wellington Country Park, Beale Wildlife Park, Escape Hunt Reading, The Reading Mystery Treasure.

3. Amazing restaurants

Reading has a wide variety of restaurants to choose from, we actually listed some of the best restaurants in Reading to visit, and you will see that some of the restaurants offer brilliant discounts when you stay with House of Fisher, check it out!

4. A great night out!

Reading offers a range of lively clubs, bars and pubs, Purple Turtle, Wild Lime, Coconut Bar & Kitchen, Revolución de Cuba, Revolution Reading and more!

5. Lovely walks

We did a bit of research looking for the best walks in the Reading area, so you don’t have to! Check out our blog here.

6. Historic location

Not only is Reading an up to date, modern location, but it also offers a splash of fascinating historical sites for the history lovers! Such as the Abbey Ruins, Abbey Gateway, Reading Museum, Forbury Gardens, Reading Minster and more!

7. A few honourable mentions…

We couldn’t forget to mention The Oracle and Broad Street Mall shopping centres and a great high street with a vast array of shops, the perfect destinations to shop until you drop or grab a bite to eat!

You can also visit Spinners bowling alley, the outdoor pool at Thames Lido and the great Grosvenor Casino!

Stay with House of Fisher

House of Fisher Reading apartments are convenient and close to popular attractions for you to visit, perfect for you to enjoy your day out, come back and relax in our beautifully furnished and fully serviced apartments.

If you are planning on visiting Reading, stay with House of Fisher in our 100 Kings Road and City Wall House serviced apartments. We always encourage you to book directly through our website and advanced booking engine or by calling our Reservations team on 01189 514151.

Click here to read the wealth of benefits from doing this and remember booking directly with House of Fisher is the only way to guarantee you will pay the lowest price.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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