Reading
in Reading of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.456 and -0.971 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 27' 22" and W -0° 58' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:05 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 9:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Le Bons Bay
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Delve into Reading

Reading in Reading (England) with it's 318,014 habitants is a city located in United Kingdom about 37 mi (or 59 km) west of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Reading is now 07:05 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 12 airports closer to Reading, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Blackbushe Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is City of Bath in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Earley, Shinfield, Sonning, Tilehurst and Swallowfield. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

The Forbury Roseate

Address
0,1 mi
The Forbury 26
RG1 3EJ Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Novotel Reading Centre

Address
0,1 mi
25b Friar Street (For car parking use RG1 1NR)
RG1 1DP READING
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Reading Serviced Apartments

Address
0,4 mi
12-18, Crown Street
RG1 2SE Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hilton Reading

Address
1,8 mi
Drake Way
RG2 0GQ Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


28 Castle Crescent by esa

Address
0,7 mi
Flat 1-5,28 Castle Crescent
RG1 6AG Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crown Lodge Guest House

Address
0,5 mi
Russell Street 27
RG1 7XD Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 10:00


Crowne Plaza READING

Address
0,7 mi
Caversham Bridge,Richfield Avenue
RG1 8BD READING
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


pentahotel Reading

Address
0,3 mi
Oxford Rd
RG1 7RH Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Beech House

Address
1,2 mi
60 Bath Road
RG30 2AY Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 23:00


Malmaison Reading

Address
0,1 mi
18 Station ROAD
RG1 1JX Reading
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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The New Reading Station

Published: March 29, 2013
Length: 25:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: dpgregory

A sneak peak at the new Reading station, due to be open 2nd April. OK, so it opened on the 29th, the same day I shot this, but it didn't really look ready to be opened!


Zed adventures airsoft at the mall reading. Terminator game. 28/04/13. Part 1 of 2

Published: May 25, 2013
Length: 58:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: mark green

Zedadventures airsoft at the mall reading. Terminator game. 28/04/13. Filmed with Contour Roam headcam.


Transformers in reading transforming costumes

Published: November 17, 2008
Length: 57:57 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: patcasson

3 guys in transformers costumes that actually transform, practicing the transformations before they hit reading for a night out.


FlashFreeze - Reading Town Centre - 28th March 2010

Published: March 28, 2010
Length: 46:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Thomas Joy

The view from MY freeze position in Reading on 28th March 2010. I know I move the camera, but, it was with a tiny movement of my hands, so I was still pretty much frozen! Enjoy! :D.


First Great Western High Speed Train non-stop through Reading 12/05/09

Published: June 08, 2009
Length: 03:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FGW180101

HIGH QUALITY* A First Great Western High Speed train 43171+43???passes through Reading station on an Oxford-London Paddington service.


Another Mis-selling auction in Reading, Berks

Published: June 16, 2014
Length: 10:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Fifty Percent

Over the weekend (14th/15th June 2014) a pop-up auction appeared on Broad Street, advertising to be selling top-end electronics for a discount price. Usual story, if it's too good to be true...


D1015 Western Champion storms out of Reading station 13 Dec 2014.

Published: December 14, 2014
Length: 20:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KINGANDCASTLE

D1015 Western Champion hauls the Pathfinders Tours charter train service into Ealing Broadway, and then out of Reading Station. The service is running from Canterbury West to Tame Bridge Parkway ...


Zombie Mall Reading 24th October 2014

Published: October 28, 2014
Length: 31:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dtiom

A visit to the Zombie Mall in Reading. A disused mall in Reading, the scene of a zombie infestation. This is the second part of the mission created by zedevents (the first part is secret and...


Tour of the lifts at Reading Oracle Shopping centre

Published: September 22, 2009
Length: 11:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: benobve

Loads of otis 2000s. Tour of the lifts at Reading Oracle Shopping centre. http://benobve.110mb.com.


Trains In The 1980's Reading & London Paddington, June 1989

Published: February 07, 2015
Length: 10:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrDeltic15

Whilst on a NSE rover, a brief glimpse at London Paddington with NSE 50034, 47582, and Intercity HST, then off to Reading where there's plenty of Class 47's on passenger, parcels, and freight,...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Holy Brook

The Holy Brook is a channel of the River Kennet in the vicinity of the English town of Reading, Berkshire. While of considerable historical significance, the origin and nature of the brook is still unclear. It is probable that some parts of the channel are natural, while other parts were created in mediaeval times to supply water to water mills and fish ponds.

Located at 51.4556, -0.9653 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Berkshire, Geography of Reading, Berkshire

Reading Minster

Reading Minster, or the Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin as it is more properly known, is the oldest ecclesiastical foundation in the English town of Reading. Although eclipsed in importance by the later Reading Abbey, Reading Minster has regained its importance since the destruction of the Abbey and is now an Anglican parish church. The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin should not be mistaken for the rather similarly named St Mary's Church, Castle Street, which is only a few yards away.

Located at 51.4545, -0.973611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Churches in Reading, Berkshire, Church of England churches in Berkshire, Diocese of Oxford, Grade I listed buildings in Reading, Grade I listed churches

Museum of Reading

The Museum of Reading (run by the Reading Museum Service) is a museum of the history of the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire, and the surrounding area. It is accommodated within Reading Town Hall, and contains galleries describing the history of Reading and its related industries, a gallery of artefacts discovered during the excavations of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester Roman Town), a copy of the Bayeux Tapestry and an art collection.

Located at 51.4572, -0.9702 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums established in 1883, Museums in Reading, Berkshire, Art museums and galleries in Berkshire, Museums of Ancient Rome in the United Kingdom, Alfred Waterhouse buildings, Local museums in Berkshire, 1883 establishments in England

Reading Bridge

Reading Bridge is a road bridge over the River Thames at Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The bridge links the centre of Reading on the south bank with the Lower Caversham area of the cross-river suburb, and former village, of Caversham on the north bank. It crosses the river a short way above Caversham Lock. The current bridge is the first on the site, and was built in 1923 as part of the political accommodation when Reading absorbed Caversham.

Located at 51.461, -0.967917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Reading, Berkshire, Bridges completed in 1923, Bridges across the River Thames

John Lewis Reading

John Lewis Reading is a major department store in Reading in the English county of Berkshire. Until 2001, the store was known as Heelas, and that name is still in common usage. The store fronts on to Reading's main pedestrianised shopping street, Broad Street, and backs onto Minster Street and The Oracle shopping centre. The store belongs to the John Lewis Partnership.

Located at 51.4554, -0.97218 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire, John Lewis Partnership, British Royal Warrant holders, Department store buildings in the United Kingdom, Companies established in 1854, 1854 establishments in England

The Oracle, Reading

The Oracle is a large indoor shopping and leisure mall, located on the banks of the River Kennet on the site of a 17th century workhouse of the same name in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. It was developed by, and is owned by, a joint venture of Hammerson and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

Located at 51.4533, -0.97239 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shopping centres in Berkshire, Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping malls established in 1999

Broad Street Mall

Broad Street Mall is a large indoor shopping mall located in central Reading, England. There is a large multi-storey car park with direct access to the first floor of the Mall. It is close to The Hexagon theatre and the offices of Reading Borough Council.

Located at 51.4547, -0.976174 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shopping centres in Berkshire, Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping malls established in 1971

County Lock

County Lock is a lock on the River Kennet in Reading town centre in the English county of Berkshire. It is now administered by British Waterways as part of the Kennet and Avon Canal. Downstream from the lock is Brewery Gut, a particularly fast flowing, narrow and dangerous stretch of the river. County Lock has the lowest rise of the locks on the Kennet, as boats only rise or fall about 30 cm (1 foot) in the lock.

Located at 51.4511, -0.973673 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Locks of Reading, Berkshire, Locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal

Battle of Reading (1688)

See also Battle of Reading (871), Siege of Reading (1642–1643) Battle of Reading Part of the Glorious Revolution Date 9 December 1688 Location Reading, Berkshire{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51.4557|-0.9733|type:event_region:GB|||||| |primary |name= }} Result Decisive Williamite victoryJames flees to France Belligerents 23px Soldiers loyal to James II 23px Dutch Republic Commanders and leaders 23px Patrick Sarsfield 23px William III of Orange Strength 600, mostly Irish, soldiers 250 Dutch soldiersSome people of Reading Casualties and losses 20–50+ Few The Battle of Reading took place on 9 December 1688 in Reading, Berkshire.

Located at 51.4557, -0.9733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1688 in England, Battles involving England, Military history of Berkshire, History of Reading, Berkshire, Stuart England, Conflicts in 1688, Glorious Revolution

Forbury Gardens

Forbury Gardens is a public park in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The park is on the site of the outer court of Reading Abbey, which was in front of the Abbey Church. The site was formerly known as the Forbury, and one of the roads flanking the current gardens is still known as The Forbury. Fairs were held on the site three times a year until the 19th century.

Located at 51.4569, -0.967222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1856 establishments in England, Parks and open spaces in Reading, Berkshire, Gardens in Berkshire

Greyfriars Church, Reading

Greyfriars Church is an evangelical Anglican church, and former Franciscan friary, in the town centre of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The church forms part of the Church of England's Diocese of Oxford. It is the oldest Franciscan church still in use as a place of worship in the UK, and is said to be the most complete surviving example of Franciscan architecture in England. As a consequence, it has been listed as a Grade I listed building by English Heritage.

Located at 51.4568, -0.976533 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1311 establishments in England, Churches in Reading, Berkshire, Church of England churches in Berkshire, Franciscan churches, Grade I listed buildings in Reading, Grade I listed churches, Grade I listed monasteries, Monasteries in Berkshire, Christian monasteries established in the 14th century, 1538 disestablishments in England

Maiwand Lion

The Maiwand Lion is a sculpture and war memorial in the Forbury Gardens, a public park in the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. The statue was named after the Battle of Maiwand and was erected in 1886 to commemorate the deaths of 329 men from the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot during the campaign in Afghanistan between 1878 and 1880. It is sometimes known locally as the Forbury Lion.

Located at 51.457, -0.967481 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
British military memorials and cemeteries, Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire, Culture in Reading, Berkshire, Colossal statues, Grade II listed buildings in Reading, Monuments and memorials in Berkshire, Outdoor sculptures in England, Lions in art, Second Anglo-Afghan War, 1886 sculptures, Iron sculptures

Siege of Reading

The Siege of Reading refers to the English Civil War military campaign waged to besiege a Royalist garrison quartered in the town of Reading, Berkshire from 4 November 1642 to 25 April 1643.

Located at 51.4572, -0.9665 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the English Civil Wars, 1642 in England, 1643 in England, History of Reading, Berkshire, Military history of Berkshire, Conflicts in 1642, Conflicts in 1643, Sieges involving England

St Mary's Church, Castle Street, Reading

St Mary's Church, Castle Street is an episcopalian church in the town centre of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. It should not be mistaken for the rather similarly named but much older Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, which is only a few yards away. In 1798, there was a disagreement between the Bishop and the congregation of St Giles' Church in nearby Southampton Street. Many of the congregation left and founded a new chapel in Castle Street, on the site of Reading's old gaol.

Located at 51.4538, -0.974811 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Churches in Reading, Berkshire, Grade II* listed buildings in Reading

St Giles' Church, Reading

St Giles' Church is a parish church in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. St Giles' was one of the three original parish churches, along with St Mary's and St Laurence's, serving the medieval borough of Reading. The church is on Southampton Street, just outside the town centre and in the portion of the original borough to the south of the River Kennet.

Located at 51.451, -0.970403 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Churches in Reading, Berkshire, Grade II listed buildings in Reading, Church of England churches in Berkshire

St Laurence's Church, Reading

St Laurence's Church is a Church of England mission and former parish church in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. It is situated alongside the site of Reading Abbey, formerly bounded by the main Compter Gate to the south and the Hospitium of St John to the north. What was once the private chapel of the latter institution still remains in the north aisle.

Located at 51.4566, -0.969447 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Churches in Reading, Berkshire, Church of England churches in Berkshire, Grade I listed buildings in Reading

Broad Street, Reading

Broad Street is a main pedestrianised thoroughfare and the primary high street in the English town of Reading. The street is situated in the town centre, running for approximately 0.25 miles, from west to east. The western end of the road lies at the crossroads with Oxford Road, West Street and St Mary's Butts. The eastern end continues as King Street after the junction with Minster Street and Butter Market (Market Place).

Located at 51.4556, -0.971656 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Visitor attractions in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping streets in England, Pedestrian streets in the United Kingdom

Reading Nunnery

Reading Nunnery was a nunnery in Berkshire, England that existed during the Anglo-Saxon period. It was established in 979. The site is now occupied by St Mary's Church.

Located at 51.4545, -0.97369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monasteries in Berkshire, 979 establishments, Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire, 10th-century establishments in England, Nunneries in England, Christian monasteries established in the 10th century

Reading Central Library

Reading Central Library is a public library in the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire.

Located at 51.455, -0.968 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Library buildings completed in 1985, Public libraries in Berkshire, Buildings and structures in Reading, Berkshire

Friar Street, Reading

Friar Street is a thoroughfare in the English town of Reading. It runs parallel to Broad Street, connected by Union Street, Queen Victoria Street and Cross Street. At the western end is the Greyfriars Church and at the eastern end are the Town Hall and St Laurence's Church.

Located at 51.4567, -0.973619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Visitor attractions in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping streets in England

Queen Victoria Street, Reading

Queen Victoria Street is a pedestrianised thoroughfare in the English town of Reading, Berkshire. It connects Broad Street with Friar Street and Station Road.

Located at 51.4562, -0.972119 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Visitor attractions in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping streets in England

Union Street, Reading

Union Street, also known locally as Smelly Alley, is a pedestrian alley in the centre of the English town of Reading. It is lined with small shops and other retail outlets, and connects Broad Street and Friar Street. The name Smelly Alley comes from the presence of the long-established Frosts, a fishmongers.

Located at 51.4563, -0.973344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Visitor attractions in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping streets in England

St Mary's Butts

St Mary's Butts is a thoroughfare in the English town of Reading, Berkshire. On its west side is the Broad Street Mall. It is connected to the north with Broad Street, the pedestrianised primary high street of Reading. St Mary's Church and Butts are where the town of Reading originally grew from.

Located at 51.4546, -0.974561 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Visitor attractions in Reading, Berkshire, Shopping streets in England, History of archery, Archery in the United Kingdom

High Bridge, Reading

High Bridge is a bridge across the River Kennet in the town centre of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. It is the oldest surviving bridge that crosses the Kennet.

Located at 51.4541, -0.968583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Reading, Berkshire, Bridges completed in 1787, Kennet and Avon Canal, Grade II listed buildings in Reading

Seven Bridges, Reading

Seven Bridges was a street (now Bridge Street) named after seven bridges over streams of the River Kennet in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. It connected St Giles' Street (now Southampton Street) with St Mary's Butts to the north. It was the earliest crossing place of the River Kennet.

Located at 51.4525, -0.972386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Reading, Berkshire, Bridges in Reading, Berkshire, History of Reading, Berkshire, Kennet and Avon Canal

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Рединг, Reading, XRE