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

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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.

We love family days out in the park as much as the next guy, so some of our favourite things to do in Reading include going to Wellington Country Park or Beale Park. For some outdoor action, head out to Unique Outdoors Reading - they’ve got archery, high ropes, zorbing and lots more!

Turn your next family walk into an adventure and get to know your city the fun way with 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.

 Up for a whole day of fun in the great outdoors? Check out Bucklebury Farm Park, boasting 77 acres of fun, including farm animals, adventure play, trails, tractor rides and lots more. Here’s a list of the UK school holiday dates, in case you need to find the perfect time for your big day out.

Looking for fun things to do indoors in Reading?  Reading Climbing Centre is a great place to go if you feel like channelling your inner Spiderman; kids as young as 5 are welcome! Want to get your brains working? Take the whole family on a break-out mission at Escape Hunt Reading.

Find your perfect day out

A girl playing on her Mums lap at Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

Upton House and Gardens

  • Banbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Become Lords and Ladies for the day at Upton House and Gardens and marvel at the spectacular art collection, plus take a peek inside a dolls house re...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Cowes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who fancies having a crack at the Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail? It’s a code busting, riddle-packed tour of the town which gets the whole family worki...

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