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Find the best things to do in Reading by discovering Reading tourism; the attractions and places of interest are on your doorstep at the Reading Lake hotel.


Directions

Road - 1
At Junction 11 on the M4, take the A33 towards Basingstoke. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights, then right at the roundabout and first left. Follow the lane for three miles, cross the motorway bridge and the weak bridge. The Hotel is on the left. The Hotel is well signposted by its former name – Copthorne Reading Hotel.

Road - 2

Exit the M4 at junction 12 and follow the sign posts for the A4 Bath Road towards Reading. After approx 2 miles turn right into Burghfield Road. Continue again on this road for approx 2 miles and then turn left into Berrys Lane. After 1 mile the hotel is on the right

Rail
Our hotel is one of the Reading hotels near the train station - 15 minutes by car. Transfers can be arranged by the Hotel.

Air
Heathrow - 25 minutes.

Reading Lake Hotel

Pingewood, Reading
Berkshire RG30 3UN
United Kingdom

THE READING LAKE HOTEL

Pingewood, Reading
Berkshire RG30 3UN
United Kingdom

About Reading, United Kingdom

The Berkshire town of Reading has a rich and interesting history. It was founded at the confluence of the River Thames and the River Kennet in the ninth century and played an important role during the English Civil War and saw a number of its industries– including the cloth, ironwork and brewing trades – flourish over the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Today, Reading's success continues in some more modern market sectors, such as information technology and insurance, and it is also a vibrant university town.

One of the town's most fascinating attractions is Reading Gaol, an early Victorian institution that was made famous by Oscar Wilde's epic poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Wilde was imprisoned in Reading from 1895 to 1897 and wrote the poem after his release.

Literature lovers will be able to find plenty of other connections in Reading. Jane Austen was educated at the Abbey School, a building connected with the medieval Abbey Gateway in Abbot's Walk, while Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, was born in Reading and lived there for much of his life.

The Reading area also boasts a range of modern attractions, including Coral Reef Waterworld in nearby Bracknell. This centre is billed as an indoor "tropical paradise" and includes water slides, rapids, bubbling spas and more. Visitors with families may also be interested in visiting Beale Park, which is situated on the banks of the Thames and features wildlife attractions, river cruises and play areas, as well as regular events and festivals.

Visitors looking for some evening entertainment in Reading can head to a number of major venues, including the Hexagon, South Street and the Concert Hall. The coming months will see the Hexagon host comedy from Simon Amstell and Paul Merton, music from the Rat Pack tribute group and family shows including Angelina's Star Performance and LazyTown Live.

Pingewood

Pingewood

Reading is fast becoming a popular holiday spot in England as the town provides a peaceful and picturesque setting for a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of London. There are plenty of historical sites to explore, nature activities to engage in and adventurous trips to venture on. The Pingewood area is one such historically beautiful site to visit.

Located just south of Reading town, Pingewood is a small hamlet in the Berkshire county that radiates a quiet beauty. In 1938, excavation of gravel pits began in the area which naturally filled up with water. This resulted in the formation of the lovely Pingewood Lake. Over the years, the hamlet became a contemporary area as the old buildings were closed up, and places such as a water-sports center, a country club, a restaurant and café were opened up. Today, Pingewood is an extremely scenic place to explore and stay in when visiting Reading.

Holidaymakers seeking Pingewood hotels in Reading need not look any further than the charming Reading Lake Hotel; boasting excellent lake views. Ideally located next to the Lake in the area, this charming hotel is one of the most popular Pingewood hotels amongst guests looking to enjoy a holiday of rest and relaxation.

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