The Best Things To Do In Reading Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Reading

Planning a family day out in the biggest town on the River Thames? You're in luck - there are lots of great things to do in Reading!

Discover 1,000 years of history at the family friendly Reading Museum, where you can follow the journey of the town from its Saxon beginnings to the present day. Spread over two sites and 12 galleries the past is brought to life via art, natural history, archeology and much more.

Home to the fourth largest collection of Greek ceramics in Britain, The Ure Museum of Greek Archeology has over 2,000 objects. Wander through ancient Greece and get your own traditional clay pot made.

Take the opportunity to get to know the town during Reading family days out via The Reading Mystery Treasure Trail. Download the map for this self-guided tour and embark on your own mini family adventure to solve the puzzles and crack the clues as you make your way round this two-mile circular route.

 

If the children are ready for some action after all that educational fun then take them to Reading Climbing Centre. Suitable for children from aged 5 and up, all equipment is provided to get them climbing like Spiderman! Alternatively get the whole family on the track at the Teamsport Indoor Karting, or have a go at skiing at the Skiplex Indoor Ski Slope.

  1. Escape Hunt Reading Family fun!

    Escape Hunt Reading

    Reading

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 0.2 miles from Reading
  2. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail Top pick

    The Reading Mystery Treasure

    Reading

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 0.3 miles from Reading
  3. Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

    Vue Reading

    Reading

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.1 miles from Reading
  4. Women feeling chain mail at Reading Museum

    Reading Museum

    Reading

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.3 miles from Reading
  5. Climbing walls at Reading Climbing Centre

    Reading Climbing Centre

    Reading

    ClimbingClimbing

    1 star rating Rating 1/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 0.8 miles from Reading
  6. Woman with laser clay gun on range at Reload in Reading

    Reload

    Reading

    Laser TagLaser Tag

    Suitable for 13+ Outdoor 1 mile from Reading
  7. Kid on go kart at TeamSport Indoor Karting Reading

    TeamSport Indoor Karting Reading

    Reading

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 1 mile from Reading
  8. Exhibition room at The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology in Reading

    The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

    Reading

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 1.8 miles from Reading
  9. Indoor soft play frame and toddler area at Krazy Play Days in Reading

    Krazy Playdays

    Reading

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 1.8 miles from Reading
  10. Indoor soft play frame and cafe area at The Mad House Play and Party World in Reading

    The Mad House Play and Party World

    Reading

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 2.4 miles from Reading
  11. Pottery at Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe in Reading

    Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe

    Reading

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3 miles from Reading
  12. People and horses at Cloud Stables in Reading

    Cloud Stables

    Reading

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 3.1 miles from Reading
  13. Tiger Mascot by indoor soft play frame at Jungle Mania Reading

    Jungle Mania Woodley

    Woodley

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 3.4 miles from Reading
  14. Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

    Showcase Cinema de Lux Reading

    Reading

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.5 miles from Reading
  15. Rider and horse jumping at Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre in Shinfield

    Burley Lodge Equestrian Centre

    Shinfield

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3.8 miles from Reading
  16. Indoor soft play frame at Kids n Action in Wokingham

    Kids n Action

    Wokingham

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    1 star rating Rating 1/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.9 miles from Reading
  17. Cockpit of Miles Martinet at Museum of Berkshire Aviation in Reading

    Museum of Berkshire Aviation

    Reading

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 3.9 miles from Reading
  18. Lake at Dinton Activity Centre in Hurst

    Dinton Activity Centre

    Hurst

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.5 miles from Reading
  19. Kids on boat at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Wokingham

    Dinton Pastures Country Park

    Wokingham

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.6 miles from Reading
  20. Man golfing at Dinton Adventure Golf in Hurst

    Dinton Adventure Golf

    Hurst

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 4.7 miles from Reading