Reading is a busy riverside town packed with historical sights, a large university and some of the most exciting attractions in the UK.
A great place to choose if you're looking for hotels in Berkshire, the surrounding area is filled with things to do and see and from here you can also take a day trip to London with ease, making a Reading hotel the ideal base if you want a great range of activities right on your doorstep.
Cheap hotels in Reading
There's so much choice. The Travelodge Reading Central offers all the convenience you'd expect from a city centre hotel. If you're here to visit students, then Travelodge Reading Whitley is perfectly placed close to the University of Reading.
Of course, one of the best things about choosing to stay in Reading is that there are hotels near Thorpe Park and Legoland: must-visit attractions for adults and kids alike! For those wanting a quieter stay with a historical flavour, then you'll want to stay by Windsor Castle.
Things to do in Reading
A trip to Reading wouldn't be complete if you didn't go to the elegant Basildon Park. But there are plenty more child-friendly attractions on offer, like the Cole Museum of Zoology and the Museum of Rural Life. For a traditional day out, start with 12th-century Reading Abbey, right in the centre of town. If you like life on the water, you won't want to miss the Reading Rowing Club and Redgrave Pinsent Rowing Lake. While football fans should head to the Madejski Stadium, home of Reading Football Club.
So whether you want to focus your stay around sports, strolling in beautiful surroundings or screaming on thrilling rides, Reading is definitely the destination for you.