What's Nearby

Ascot Racecourse: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 15 minutes

Ascot Racecourse is home to some of Britains highlights in Racing, including Royal Ascot which takes place in June every year, the most famous race meeting in the world. Other highlights include The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in mid-July.

Windsor Castle: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 15 minutes

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen. The Castle covers an area of about 5 hectares (13 acres) and its rich history spans almost 1000 years.

Legoland: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 15 minutes

LEGOLAND has a variety of fantastic shows for all the family to enjoy. This year they are pleased to announce that the Imagination Theatre will be showing the following 4D movies: Bob the Builder, Spellbreaker, LEGO Racers and LEGO City – A Clutch Powers 4D Adventure (New!).

The Oracle Shopping Centre: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 10 minutes

Situated in the heart of Reading, just 8 minutes by train from the Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10, The Oracle shopping centre offers a world of fashion, food and entertainment. With top brands and a unique riverside setting, The Oracle is the ultimate shopping and leisure experience. Enjoy celebrity treatment and let a personal shopper help you put together the perfect outfit in The Oracle’s department stores, spoil yourself with a huge range of shops and discover your style at a range of shopping events and sales.

Showcase Cinema: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 2 minutes

Located 2 minutes away from the hotel by car, this cinema is the perfect location to watch all the latest Films and trailers. Enjoy Sony 4K enabled screens for the sharpest pictures, Dolby Digital Sound, Real D Digital 3D screens, stadium seating, a Games Room and Hearing assistance. Loddon Bridge, Reading Road, Wokingham, RG41 5HG. Tel: 0871 220 1000. To make a booking or to view all the latest films visit:

Premier Carting, Woodley: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 6 minutes

Whether you are entertaining your friends, work colleagues or holding a corporate event indoor karting is always a popular event we are consistently praised as being the best at what we do

TeamSport Reading Carting Circuit: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 18 minutes
Our new Reading track is a must-see for any dedicated karter. The two 450m courses – the Le Mans and Grand Prix circuits – combine on special occasions for an absolutely epic 900m Reading International race night. It's like Christmas come early, with added go karts!

Vue Cinema: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 10 minutes

Vue Reading is situated within the Oracle Retail Centre. There are 10 state-of-the-art screens that can seat 1,800 people and full disabled access is available throughout the cinema. In addition, subtitled and audio descriptions are available for selected films. The Oracle Centre, Mill Lane, North Reading, RG1 2AG. 0871 224 0240.

Reading Museum & Town Hall: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 10 minutes

Reading Museum & Town Hall is a fine example of Victorian gothic architecture. With eleven galleries displaying a fascinating range of objects, collections and an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions. The Town’s Concert Hall houses the superb Father Willis Organ and plays host to a programme of events from classical music to comedy. The Museum & Town Hall is in the centre of Reading. The main entrance is via sliding glass doors on Blagrave Street, a two minute walk from the Readingtrain station and main bus stops.

The Museum does not have its own car park but there are two disabled parking spaces at the front of the building and public car parks are available nearby at Garrard Streetand Queen’s Road. Alternatively use park and ride buses to the centre of Reading.

Reading University: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 10 minutes

The University was established in 1892 as University College, Reading and received its Royal Charter in 1926. It is based on several campuses in, and around, the town of Reading. The University has a long tradition of research, education and training at a local, national and international level. It offers traditional degrees and also less usual and other vocationally relevant ones. It was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 1998, 2005, 2009 and again in 2011. It is one of the ten most research intensive universities in the UK and ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.

Wellington Country Park: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 10 minutes

Wellington Country Park is set in 350 acres of beautiful parklands and is located just off the A33 between Basingstoke and Reading, on the Hampshire/Berkshire border. It offers a safe, open air, fun filled venue for all the family, with facilities and attractions especially suited for children up to the age of 10.
Madejski Stadium: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 5 minutes

The Madejski stadium is home to Reading Football Club. The capacity of the stadium is 24,161 (all seated) with away fans being allocated 2,327 seats. The stadium had a record attendance of 24,134 people when Reading Football Club played Manchester United in 2008.

Henley on ThamesDistance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 25 minutes

Henley lies in a pretty valley at the southern end of the Chiltern Hills. The surrounding beech covered hillsides contain numerous idyllic English villages, rolling countryside, woodlands, pubs and country houses plus beautiful cycling and walking trails. Within 30 minutes’ drive are a number of pretty market towns and villages, all worth stopping to explore. Henley also makes a great location for visits to busier tourist towns such as London, Windsor and Oxford.

Sonning: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 11 minutes

Sonning, occasionally called Sonning-on-Thames is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Wokingham in the English county of Berkshire, a few miles east of Reading. The village is situated on the River Thames and was described by Jerome K. Jerome in his book Three Men in a Boat as "the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". What with George Clooney, Uri Geller and Theresa May - Home Secretary living nearby, the residents of Sonning are used to spotting the occasional celebrity from time to time. "There's a top notch restaurant - the French Horn, a nice pub - the Bull Inn and it's nice and rural."

Farnborough Airshow: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 30 minutes

The Farnborough International Airshow is held every 2 years and receives a phenomenal public following due to an unrivalled week of aviation excellence and family entertainment witnessed by over 130,000 visitors. Why not stay at our 4 star hotel whilst you discover the world of aerospace in what promises to be a truly unforgettable week. We’re conveniently located within 20 minutes of Farnborough.

Highclere Castle: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 40 minutes

Calling all Downton Abbey fans out there, if you are a fan of tangled love stories, honourable soldiers and the dramas of the rich, then a visit to the famous filming location Highclere Castle is a must. Although the Castle has a clear attachment to the popular television series, it is also known for being one of England’s most beautiful Victorian Castles, set in 1,000 acres of magnificent parkland. During your visit there are a number of walks within and near the estate which can be enjoyed. One of the recommended walks is the steep hike to Beacon Hill. Once you reach the top you can enjoy spectacular views, along with viewing the remains of an Iron Age fort

Royal Windsor Wheel: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 15 minutes

This attraction allows visitors the chance to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Windsor and is the equivalent in height to 15 double decker buses. Here you can perfect your royal wave in order to impress the Queen.


The Hexagon: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10: 15 minutes

The Hexagon is a well established multi-purpose venue, in the heart of Reading. With an exciting programme of events including Rock, Pop, Comedy, Drama, Classical Music and Dance.

Bicester Village: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 50 minutes

Discover a relaxed shopping haven in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, where spacious boutiques showcase fabulously discounted labels from the leading fashion and lifestyle brands normally only found in the world’s most exclusive shopping streets. World-leading brands offer their genuine previous seasons’ collections with up to 60% reductions, and sometimes more, off the recommended retail price, in their own luxuriously appointed boutiques, all year round. Shopping is pure pleasure at Bicester Village, where sophisticated boutiques, spacious boulevards, attentive service and a friendly, unhurried atmosphere combine to offer a truly unique retail experience.

Dinton Pastures Country Park: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 7 minutes

Dinton Pastures Country Park is a very peaceful and rural park, stretching to 330 acres in size. With 7 lakes, 2 rivers and several meadows, the park is a picture perfect view. It backs onto Hurst Golf Course which is perfect for anyone who wishes to enjoy a round of Golf, whilst staying at the hotel.

The Golf Course includes:
9 hole course
Par 70 standard scratch
Turn up and play
Tee times can booked up to 6 days in advance
Golf clubs, trolleys and buggies available for hire (Buggy hire is free for Blue Badge holders)
Beginners welcome (but please keep up with the pace of play or let faster players go through.)

Beale Park: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 30 minute

Beale Park which is situated on the banks of the river Thames, offers something for everyone with a variety of events held throughout the year, one being the annual Beale Boat Show from 8th – 10th June. Enjoy Family fun and adventure on the miniature railway, take a leisurely stroll in the gardens or let the Children run wild in the various exciting play areas.

Wellington Country Park: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 15 minute

Wellington Country Park is set in 350 acres of beautiful parklands surrounding a 35 acre lake. This park is the ideal place for a family adventure out. With play areas, a miniature railway, an enchanted forest with nature trail maze, 9 holes of crazy golf plus an animal farm where the children can pet all the small barn yard animals. Activities with the children.

For more educational attractions, why not visit either Reading Museum or the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology. This is located on the University of Reading Campus and has the fourth largest collection of Greek ceramics in Britain. If that doesn’t excite the children, then the opportunity to see a mummified cat’s head is sure to interest them.

If you are looking for a little bit more action, then why not take the children to Bracknell’s ski slopes or their Olympic-sized Ice rink. After a full day skating, they will soon become the next Torvill and Dean. Another great attraction is Go Ape, in Bracknell. However this is not an attraction for people scared of heights as its involves zip wiring through 30ft trees, crawling through tunnels and tackling high wire rope bridge. This makes for the perfect Tarzan.

Reading Museum: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 10 minutes.

Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 10 minutes.

Bracknell Ice Rink and Ski Slope: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 10 minutes.

Go Ape! Bracknell: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 10 minutes

Henley Royal Regatta: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 20 minutes.

The beautiful town Henley-on-Thames is known for the Henley Royal Regatta – a rowing event held every year on the River Thames. The Regatta has been taking place for more than 150 years and was first staged in 1839. Other the years the events popularity has continued to grown and now is hosted over a 5 day period. The regatta has been known as Henley Royal Regatta since 1851, when Prince Albert became the first royal patron.

Reading Festival: Distance to Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10 – 15 minutes

The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend. The Reading Festival is held at Little John’s Farm on Richfield Avenue in central Reading, near the Caversham Bridge. With rumours that the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian and The Maccabee’s are headlining the Reading Festival this year, there’s no doubt this festival will be a sell out event.

Night Clubs in Reading:

Lola Lo

This ti-ki themed bar has an extensive cocktail menu of over twenty two different types of rum, which are all served in amazing tall vessels. With a Polynesian theme, this club makes you feel like you’re sipping your daiquiri on the beach. The huge Lola family make you feel extremely welcome and believe its essential for you to have the night of your life. Guest List and Table service both available on request to get that true VIP treatment.


Walkabout is an authentic Australian bar chain with 36 venues acrossEngland,ScotlandandWales. The Walkabout brand prides itself on providing customers with a relaxed Australian atmosphere, boasting an authentic Australian food and drinks menu, the best in live sport and entertainment, huge sport screens and live bands and DJs.


Welcome to Sakura, Reading’s most contemporary and style late night bar and club. With a dazzling blend of contemporary Japanese cool, sophistication and glamour, we cater for every occasion, from big name DJs to opulent private functions in our exclusive Opium VIP Lounge.The ground floor Sakura Bar provides an intimate and relaxed setting for early evening cocktails, whilst upstairs the Twisted Tokyo Club serves up the freshest selection of credible house, infused with sophisticated club classics, mixed to perfection by our fabulous DJs.

Discover the exceptional new 4 Star Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct 10, located just 15 minutes from Legoland. The spacious modern bedrooms including family rooms, include 32” flat screen TV, with Freeview Channels, high-speed wi-fi, luxurious bedding and branded toiletries. In addition to complimentary parking, guests can enjoy the extensive Esprit Fitness & Spa with 19m indoor Pool, large Gym, Sauna, Steam Room & relaxing Spa Treatments. Guests can also enjoy a wide variety of menu offerings from either the daily specials, Kids Menu or the rosette standard A La Carte, served by attentive staff in the comfortable surroundings of either the vibrant 2 AA Rosette Caprice Restaurant or Monty’s Lounge Bar.

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