Maps and finding your way around 

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Abbey Quarter

Abbot's Walk, Reading, RG1 3HW
The Abbey Quarter is a ruined abbey founded by Henry I in 1121 it is a unique opportunity to learn more about its history or just simply to relax and read.

Broad Street (pedestrian shopping street)

Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH
Broad Street is Reading's pedestrian high street with all the shops, cafes and bars you could want, as well as The Orcale and Broad Stret Mall shopping centres and John Lewis

Forbury Gardens

Abbot's Walk, Reading, RG1 3HW
This Victorian public town garden, located between the town centre and the ruins of the 12th century abbey, is home to the famous Maiwand Lion statue.

Minster Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

Chain Street, Reading, RG1 2HX
Known as Reading Minster, it is the oldest church in Reading and an ideal place to visit to discover its history and architecture.

Reading Museum

Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH
Reading Museum provides eleven galleries describing the history of Reading, a variety of unique artefacts and an art collection.

Reading Prison

A 329, Reading, RG1 3HY
This former prison was home to Oscar Wilde during his incarceration in the late nineteenth century. It was designed by George Gilbert Scott. In 2016, it was announced it will be available as an arts venue for Reading 2016 Year of Culture programme.

Reading Station

Station Hill, Reading, RG1 1L
Reading Station is located in the heart of the town centre close to commercial areas, the rivers and attarations. It is one of the best connected stations in the UK. 25 minutes to London.

River Thames Walk

River Thames path, Reading, RG1 8BP
The Thames flows through Reading and offers lovely walking, picnicing and leisure opportunities

Riverside dining (The Oracle)

The Riverside, Reading, RG1 2AG
The Riverside is an essential part of The Oracle, and it offers great choices of modern restaurants, bars and cafes, all with outside dining along the River Kennet.

The Biscuit Tin

40 Station Hill, Reading, RG1 1NF
Located near Reading Railway Station, The Biscuit Tin is a licensed speciality coffee shop, providing amazing coffee from Red Bean and local beers.

The Hexagon

Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 9ZY
The Hexagon is a multi-purpose theatre hosting a variety of events such as musicals, film, concerts and drama.

The Oracle Shopping Centre

The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading, RG1 2AG
The Oracle is the leading regional shopping centre in the Thames Valley with a wide range of shopping and dining brands, including Apple, Hollister and House of Fraser

Town Hall Square

Blagrave Street, Reading
One of Reading’s town centre public spaces, it is home to the Museum of Reading, The Concert Hall, as well as a number of businesses and bars.

University of Reading

Whiteknights campus, Reading, RG6