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The Oracle Shopping Centre
London Road campus,
Enjoy over 50 interactive rides and attractions. Set in 150 acres of parkland, Legoland is more fun than you can imagine for children aged 2-12 and their families.
New attractions include a full-size JCB at the Digger Challenge.
See Miniland's new London model made from over 13 million bricks, catch the 'Spellbreaker 4D' movie or enjoy the exciting live-action show in LEGO city.
Reading Football Club
M4 Junction 11,
London Irish RUFC
London Irish RUFC play at the Madejski Stadium
Thames River Cruises
Thames River Cruises, operating between Wallingford and Henley
Stratfield Saye House
Stratfield Saye House has been the family home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1817.
The house contains many personal possessions and momentoes of this famous soldier and statesman.
The Wellington exhibition contains the 18-ton funeral carriage made from cannons captured at the Battle of Waterloo and used at the 1st Duke's funeral in 1852.
Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life houses one of England's most fascinating collections relating to life and work in the countryside over the last 200 years. Be prepared for something different as you discover how rural life has been shaped by natural materials, traditional skills and utilising technology developed over previous generations. The museum, library and archives represent a lost world that has been preserved and recorded through outstanding collections. Housed in new gallery premises, the museum offers a unique visitor experience as you explore the museum collections, including agricultural tools and implements, horse-drawn ploughs, farm wagons, woodworking and craft tools, smocks, basketry, film and photographs.
The Museum of Reading
The Museum of Reading tells the story of Reading through the ages, from its Saxon beginnings to today's high-tech town.
Also featuring Britain's Bayeux Tapestry - Reading's famous Victorian replica of the 11th century original - the Silchester Gallery housing artefacts from the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum and the Exhibition Gallery, which hosts a changing programme of exhibitions.
The Box Room, a fascinating interactive gallery, features Reading Museum Service's loan collection.
Situated in the town hall, a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture.
UK Wolf Conservation Trust
A unique and very special chance to interact with wolves.
Visiting membership to the Wolf Centre for member and two guests on a weekday is available but visits must be pre-arranged.
Activities for children are held in every school holiday include a Walk with Wolves (minimum age 6+) with wolf contact, Wolf Keeper Days, storytelling events and craft workshops.
Pre-booking is essential as numbers are limited.
Windsor is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen.
Its rich history spans almost 1000 years.
The Castle covers an area of about 5 hectares (13 acres) and contains magnificent State Apartments furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection, St George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful ecclesiastical buildings in England and the burial place of 10 monarchs.
As Windsor Castle is a working royal palace, opening arrangements may change at short notice. Please check before planning a visit.
Chessington World of Adventures
Enjoy over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands and over 1000 animals,
Chessington is a great family day out, with
Theme Park rides,
Sea Life Centre and
Live Shows and Events
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