Reading is a large town status in the United Kingdom and unitary authorities of England in England, located at the confluence of the River Thames and River Kennet, and on both the Great Western Main Line and the M4 motorway, some west of London.  
Reading was an important national centre in the Middle Ages period, as the site of an important monastery with strong royal connections. Today it remains a commercial centre, with links to information technology and insurance. Reading also hosts two universities, a large student population. It is also home to one of England's biggest music festivals, Reading Festival.

Why visit?

  • Reading is home to a number of museums and galleries, including the Museum of Reading, the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology and the Reading Museum.
  • Reading hosts a number of festivals and events throughout the year, including the Reading Festival, the Reading Beer Festival and the Reading Carnival.
  • Reading is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with plenty of parks and green spaces to explore. The River Thames runs through the town, providing plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and boating.