Forbury GardensCurrently Closed
This is a public park. It is situated in the outer court of the Reading Abbey. The park received a Green Flag Award for being well maintained, safe and welcoming. The place is very calm and welcomes those who wish to relax. The lawns are lush green. You can lay yourself on it ir have a good long walk around it. The scenery is beautiful. Although the garden is located right in the middle of the city, it provides a tranquil experience. A visit here ensures a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of the busy town.
- The Maiwand Lion
- The Bandstand
- Refreshment Kiosk
- Local band Performances
- The YouTube Gatherings
- Mornings are very crowded.
- Hire a taxi.
- Ask the locals for directions.
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95% of people who visit Reading include Forbury Gardens in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
43.04% of people start their Forbury Gardens visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Forbury Gardens
93.63% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Forbury Gardens
It's an inner city (actually reading is a town) so you get the usual. People sitting around our walking during nice days. Homeless people sleeping at nights. Since events take place like Reading town meal which is good, but the rest of the time it's just a little green space in a town. To conclude: it's a park.
This is a lovely urban park, within a stone's throw if downtown Reading. The grounds are well maintained and there is excellent summer programming for visitors of all ages, with food trucks and drink vendors a common sight when it's warm out. If you're looking for a calm oasis to get away from the bustle of downtown or you need a place to bring the kids for a few hours, Forbury Gardens is a good destination.
Scenic, currently beautiful Autumn colour. Plenty to read and enjoy. Peaceful away from the shops!
Nice Green Park situated in centre of Business central and Reading centre. Nice place to sit if having your lunch from work if weather is good. Back of town hall and museum. Next to the old Abbey which under renovation. Beauty spot full of Flowers and Color nice place to go for a walk. Connected to Old Reading Abbey. In centre of town
The garden is layed out in the usual manner with flower beds and mature trees. There are several interesting monuments including the famous lion. There are a variety of places to sit around the edges and on the hill. Tea, coffee and light snacks are sold and there are public toilets.