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 vibrant nightlife, with a range of bars, pubs and clubs to choose from.
  • Reading is home to a variety of historic buildings, including the 12th century Reading Abbey, the ruins of which are still visible today. The town centre also features a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, making it a great place to explore.
  • 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.