The large town of Reading is situated in the county of Berkshire in the heart of the country of England. A Reading holiday has the advantage of being as relaxed or as busy as you want it to be. You can simply spend time de-stressing in a luxurious Reading holiday rental apartment, watching the world go by; or you can choose to indulge in a wonderful variety of attractions and activities available in the town and the immediate area. One thing is for sure, a Reading holiday will leave you feeling exhausted and fulfilled at the same time!
A Reading holiday is filled with plenty of opportunity to indulge in a variety of activities and to visit some great attractions. Amongst the activities available on a Reading holiday are cycling, walking, skiing, golf, windsurfing, water skiing, surfing and fishing. Amongst the attractions worth visiting in Reading are the Berkshire Medical heritage Centre, the ruins of Reading Abbey, the Museum of English Rural Life and the quirky Jelly Leg’d Chicken Gallery.
If you have enough energy left to leave your comfortable Reading holiday rental apartment then visitors will discover that there are some great, interesting places to be visited in the rest of the county. Approximately a half hour’s journey west of Reading is the village of Donnington. The main attractions to be found here are the ruins of Donnington Castle, which dates back to the 14th century and the Donnington Hospital almshouses, some of which also date back to this time period. Close by the village of Donnington is the town of Newbury which is home to the West Berkshire Museum, The Litten Chapel and St. Nicholas’ Parish Church.
If you are thinking of booking a wonderful Reading holiday rental apartment then you will be able to enjoy fairly warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Reading holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature regularly reaches 22°C. The cooler months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 2°C and 8°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 20 inches.
Travellers on a Reading holiday can land at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is just over half an hour away from the town. Air operators that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include BMI, British Airways and Aer Lingus. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), Glasgow (GLA) and Newcastle(NCL).