The Great West Way

Reading sits at the heart of the new national touring route, The Great West Way. The Great West Way is a new 125-mile touring route between London and Bristol based on ancient routes, roaming through idyllic countryside, quaint villages and elegant towns. Reading is a great base to explore the central part of the Great West Way whether you’re travelling by bus, bike, car or train. Visit Reading has more information about staying in and visiting Reading.

Things to do during your stay include exploring the historic Reading Abbey Quarter, a visit to The Museum of English Rural Life, relaxing at the Thames Lido or a river trip with Thames River Cruises

Reading has a wealth of high quality accommodation. The Roseate Reading is a luxury hotel in the heart of the Abbey Quarter and only minutes from Reading Museum.

The Museum of English Rural Life in Reading