Reading has so much to offer!

You can travel almost anywhere in the UK from Reading Train Station.

Reading Train Station is the ninth busiest station in the UK outside London. Following a major refurbishment, it now accommodates at least four extra trains in each direction every hour and six additional freight trains daily.

Bustling town square in Reading, England, with cafes, shops, and historical buildings.

Reading is just 30 minutes away from both London and Oxford by train.

Reading boasts excellent local and national bus services.

Reading’s town center is highly pedestrianized, bringing your favorite brands together in one convenient area.

Reading has its own football team in the upper tiers of the English league and the beautiful Madejski Stadium.

The River Thames flows nearby, and the River Kennet runs through the town center.

Reading Crossrail, a new train service, delivers faster travel to Central London since December 2019. Two Elizabeth Line trains per hour allow passengers to travel directly through Central London without changing trains.

Reading Museum, opened in 1883, showcases the history of Reading and its industries. It features a gallery of artifacts from the excavations of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester Roman Town), a copy of the Bayeux Tapestry, finds from Reading Abbey, and various art collections.

Reading is just a bridge away from Caversham, a charming and vibrant town.

Reading is home to the University of Reading, attracting many international students.

Residents and visitors enjoy the large central park for relaxation, picnics, and admiring the ancient abbey ruins.

Shoppers flock to the high street and various modern shopping centers, including the new Oracle Mall.

The Oracle Riverside features more than 25 restaurants and bars, offering plenty of options for a day out.

Reading has a lively student life with numerous bars, cafes, discos, restaurants, shops, swimming pools, a cultural center with a concert hall, a museum, a library, and hotels.

The famous Reading Music Festival, held annually in the summer, draws young people from across the country to enjoy rock, indie, and rap music.

Explore the culture of Reading through the eyes of our students!

The video was created for Eurospeak by Sabrina Giacobbi and Gaia Denicol√≤.

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