Where to stay around Reading?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 324 holiday lettings near Reading. From 162 apartments to 88 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Reading is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Reading?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Reading. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • UK Wolf Centre: 214 holiday lettings
  • Thames Valley Park: 359 holiday lettings
  • Caversham Golf Club: 349 holiday lettings
  • Mapledurham House and Watermill: 329 holiday lettings
  • Reading Aldermaston Station: 242 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Reading listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Reading?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 162 apartments in Reading. Our other popular types of Reading holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Reading?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Reading. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Reading, England Your Home Away From Home

    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!

    Things to Do on Holiday in Reading, England

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Reading, England

    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.

    Weather in Reading, England

    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.

    Travel to Reading, England

    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).

    Activities and attractions in Reading

    Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Reading a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Legoland (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • Thorpe Park (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
    • Caversham Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Lagoona Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Stanlake Park Wine Estate (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Beale Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Reading

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Reading is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Forbury Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Prospect Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Pincents Hill (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Dinton Pastures Country Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Wellington Country Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • California Country Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)