Forbury Gardens, Reading

Forbury Gardens, Reading - Address, Phone Number

Address: Abbey St, Reading, West Berkshire, United Kingdom

Phone: +44-3451657790

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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About Forbury Gardens, Reading

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.

Highlights include:

  • The Maiwand Lion
  • The Bandstand
  • Refreshment Kiosk
  • Local band Performances
  • The YouTube Gatherings

Forbury Gardens Information

  • Mornings are very crowded.

How To reach Forbury Gardens by Public Transport

  • Hire a taxi.
  • Ask the locals for directions.

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  • Very well kept. More of a large garden than a park, but very attractive with an unusual handkerchief tree, a rose garden area and mammoth sized lion statue. Feels like a step into Edwardian England.

  • Small pleasant park in central Reading. The Town Meal event hosted each autumn it's a great event bringing the town together.

  • Beautiful gardens very well looked after usually a fete or festival there to keep you occupied. Lovely to sit and think. But can get very busy in summer

  • picture postcard perfect municipal park. statue, check. bandstand, check. kiosk, check. impeccable flower beds check. if you arent a local some of the byways to it through churchyard or abbey are worth exploring

  • Love coming here on my lunch beak, it's like entering a different world. Quiet, green and peaceful, loads of benches to sit down and enjoy the scenery.

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