27 Jul 2019 - 11:00am

Venue: Abbey Ruins
£5, booking essential


Join us for a tour inside the newly restored medieval Abbey Gateway and learn about this listed building’s fascinating history and its role in the Abbey Quarter. Hear about the Abbey monks, visiting royalty, links to novelist Jane Austen and the vital conservation work done to bring it back to life. Meet our very own costumed Jane Austen along the way!


All ages


45-minute tour starting at 11am, meet in the Story of Reading Gallery


Please note that the Gateway has no step free access and there are uneven steps and floors.