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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Reading

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Reading in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 34 Reading stately homes and gardens to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Outside view of Basildon Park house in Reading

    Basildon Park

    Reading

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Basildon Park is an impressive Georgian mansion and has a lovely surrounding parkland which was rescued from ruin for future posterity by Lord and La...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 7.1 miles from Reading
  2. Family playing with water pump at Wonder Woods in Stonor

    Wonder Woods at Stonor

    Henley-on-Thames

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    This is a site of incredible historic importance and natural beauty. Still, when you’ve got kids it helps if those are served with extra zip wire! Co...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 10.1 miles from Reading
  3. Girl at Cliveden Gardens and Maze in Maidenhead

    Cliveden Gardens and Maze

    Maidenhead

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Cliveden Gardens and Maze is a treat for active families, with plenty to do on the land plus family boat hire and scenic public cruises available Apr...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 14 miles from Reading
  4. RHS Garden Wisley

    RHS Garden Wisley

    Woking

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Visit the RHS Garden Wisley and wander for a stroll and replace the busy city streets with stunning nature views for a few hours. See the garden’s ex...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 23.6 miles from Reading
  5. Manor Farm Ruislip

    Manor Farm Ruislip

    Ruislip

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Enjoy an educational day out at the 22-acre medieval Manor Farm in Ruislip. Explore the Visitor Centre, located within an 18th century Tudor house, a...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 25.1 miles from Reading
  6. Outside view of Hatchlands Park in Guildford

    Hatchlands Park

    Guildford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    The stately home Hatchlands Park contains exemplary tenant Alec Cobbe's collection of paintings and fine furniture. They also display the infamous Co...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 25.6 miles from Reading
  7. Outside view of Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury

    Waddesdon Manor

    Aylesbury

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Waddesdon Manor houses an extensive collection of art from 18th-century furniture to Dutch Old Masters you are certain to have a great day spent expl...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 26.9 miles from Reading
  8. Cheslyn House and Gardens

    Cheslyn House and Gardens

    Watford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Cheslyn House and Gardens is a beautiful place to relax and perhaps have a picnic. Kids will love running on the grass, looking at fish, newts, frogs...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 28.5 miles from Reading
  9. Syon Park Conservatory in Brentford

    Syon Park

    Brentford

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Syon Park is a historic gem and has been owned by the same family for a massive 400 years! The house plays host to some stunning artwork and gorgeous...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 28.6 miles from Reading
  10. People walking dogs at Ashridge Estate in Berkhamsted

    Ashridge Estate

    Berkhamsted

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    On a sunny day a stroll in the park fits the bill, but why not up the ante with stunning panoramas from Ivinghoe Beacon right up to the Bridgewater M...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 29.5 miles from Reading
  11. Girls playing on log at Kew Gardens in Richmond

    Kew Gardens

    Richmond

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Explore over 300 acres at Kew Gardens and uncover tropical rainforest, treetop adventures and woodland creatures. It’s an opportunity for your kids t...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 29.6 miles from Reading
  12. Outside view of Chiswick House & Gardens in London

    Chiswick House & Gardens

    London

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Enjoy a family day out surrounded by landscapes and glorious 18th-century architecture at Chiswick House and Gardens. Explore the State Rooms and fin...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 31 miles from Reading
  13. Fulham Palace

    Fulham Palace

    Fulham

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Enjoy a day out at the historic grounds of Fulham Palace on the River Thames. Built in 658, this stately house has been the country residence of the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 32.8 miles from Reading
  14. Italian Gardens at Kensington Gardens

    Kensington Gardens

    Kensington

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Make the most of the good weather and spend a day at Kensington Gardens, one of London’s famous 8 Royal Parks. Once part of Hyde Park, these stunning...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 34.5 miles from Reading
  15. Wandsworth Common

    Wandsworth Common

    London

    National ParksNational Parks

    Discover a peaceful oasis at the heart of busy South London and enjoy a lazy day at the park at Wandsworth Common. Explore the woodlands, teach the k...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 34.6 miles from Reading
  16. Outside view of Uppark House and Gardens in Petersfield

    Uppark House and Gardens

    Petersfield

    Stately Homes and GardensStately Homes and Gardens

    Perched high on the South Downs ridge, Uppark House and Gardens is a tranquil and eminently explorable 18th century house, commanding southern views...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 34.8 miles from Reading
  17. Guard by Diamond Jubilee State Coach at The Royal Mews in London

    The Royal Mews

    Belgravia

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    The Royal Mews is all about travelling in style with some the finest working stables in existence, and as a home to vehicles used for royal engagemen...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 35.9 miles from Reading
  18. Streatham Common

    Streatham Common

    London

    National ParksNational Parks

    Fancy a day at the park? Why not try Streatham Common - it’s a spacious green space in South London, great for long family walks, cycling and jogging...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 36.8 miles from Reading
  19. Tree at Mottisfont Abbey and Garden in Romsey

    Mottisfont Abbey and Garden

    Romsey

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Mottisfont Abbey and Garden is a romantic house converted from a medieval Augustinian priory that still retains the original ‘font' from which it got...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 37.5 miles from Reading
  20. Outside view of hall at Lydiard Park in Swindon

    Lydiard Park

    Swindon

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground! With colourful, state-of-th...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 38.6 miles from Reading

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