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Places of Interest near Tilehurst, Reading

By Steven Ralph Subscribe to RSS | April 16th 2012 | Views:
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Located on a high area around 3 miles towards the west of Central Reading, Tilehurst is a suburban locality in the town of Reading Berkshire. The name of this area is a combination of two words i.e. ‘Tile’ and ‘Hurst’. Until the recent time, the people of Tilehurst were known for their specialization as tile manufacturers. The name of this area also depicts the same meaning with ‘hurst’ meaning ‘a wooden hill’. It is covered on the south by the valley of River Kennet and on the north by the valley of River Thames. Tilehurst has its own railway station which is situated in the north of the area. Transportation facilities in Tilehurst are found in abundance which includes trains, buses, coaches, vans and Tilehurst taxi rental services. If you are planning to spend your vacation in Tilehurst, there are a plenty of attractions near this area. Some of them are mentioned below:

Beale Park

Located at less than a mile from town of Reading near Pangbourne in Berkshire, the Beale Park is a place for comprehensive family entertainment. Here you can find all kinds of fun filled adventurous activities, lots of stunning animals, gardens and play facilities. Most of all, you can enjoy all these leisure and fun activities at the picturesque bank of River Thames. The park was founded in 1956 by Gilbert Beale. It has grown quite rapidly over the recent past and has been a centre of attention for local as well as international tourists. The basic aim of park is the protection and conservation of rare and endangered species including plants, ecosystems and animals. The park manages 6 conservation projects completely. If you are planning to stay in Tilehurst, getting Tilehurst taxi booking done in advance would be a better idea in order to avoid any kind of inconvenience during your trip to Beale Park.

The Living Rainforest

The Living Rainforest is located at a road distance of around 45 minutes from west London, 1 hour from Bristol and 30 minutes from Oxford. A tourist can follow brown tourist signs from the A34 / M4 Junction 13 intersection, which is just 10 minutes’ drive away. The Living Rainforest offers its tourists to discover the living wonders of nature. Free roaming birds, butterflies, lizards, crocodiles, monkeys, snakes and a lot more. Aside from animals, birds and insects, you will also find some of the world's famous plants and trees. The Living Rainforest has all kinds of accessibility options that include wheelchair access. It is also baby-friendly and all kinds of facilities regarding babies are available. If you have planned your visit to Tilehurst and are hoping to visit the Living Rainforest, getting a taxi in Tilehurst to and from Gatwick or all other airports is not a big problem especially if you book online.

CrossCab is one of the leading taxi booking companies of United Kingdom. They have been serving the ground transportation requirements of the country since many years. They specialize in providing taxi services in Tilehurst to and from Stansted, London City, Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow and all other major airports of United Kingdom.

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If you are planning to stay in Tilehurst, getting Tilehurst taxi booking done in advance would be a great idea. They specialize in providing taxi services in Tilehurst to and from Stansted, London City, Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow and all other major airports of United Kingdom.

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