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Tourist Attractions in Tilehurst, Reading

By Steven Ralph Subscribe to RSS | April 13th 2012 | Views:
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Located in the town of Reading in Berkshire County, Tilehurst is a suburban area. The name 'Tilehurst' is a combination of the words 'tile' and 'hurst - meaning wooden hill'. It is situated on a high ground approximately 5 kilometers towards the west of central Reading. In the North of Tilehurst is the valley of river Thames whereas in the South there is the valley of river Kennet. Until the recent past, tile manufacturing was a major profession of the people of Tilehurst. Transportation in Tilehurst includes buses, trains, taxis and Tilehurst car hire services. The Tilehurst railway station lies in the north of Tilehurst. There are many places near Tilehurst that are worth seeing if you plan to spend your vacations here. Some of the most popular tourist spots near Tilehurst are mentioned below:

Arthur Newbery Park

It is a huge park in Tilehurst which is named after Arthur Newbery, who donated this piece of land to the mayor of Reading on 14th September, 1932. He gifted this land to the people of Reading. The Arthur Newbery Park slopes down to the north. You can see the picturesque views of the River Thames from Arthur Newbery Park. The park consists of huge grassland with trees and a play area for kids. In the early days this play area in Arthur Newbery Park was a swimming pool but due to the less popularity it was later converted into a play area. In the Arthur Newbery Park, once there was Lucas Farm. We can still see rabbits running wild in the trees of Newbery Park. If you are new to this area, booking a taxi in advance can avoid any kind of inconvenience for you. Tilehurst taxi booking services are available online and give you the ease to book your taxi in the palm of your hands using your iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone.

Wellington Country Park

Wellington Country Park is located on the Odiham Road, Riseley in the town of Reading. Hiring Tilehurst airport cab services for reaching to the Wellington Country Park can be a good idea of you are coming direct from the airport. Wellington Country Park is a perfect destination for you to enjoy with your family. With a plenty of space for picnic and all kinds of leisure activities, Wellington Country Park has a plenty to offer to its visitors that goes beyond their expectations. A beautiful campsite is located among the woods within the park. This campsite offers the most adventurous and exclusive camping experience. There are a large number of attractions for children that include play areas, slides, dig in sand pits, crazy golf, miniature railway, the Animal Farm and a lot more for kids to spend a memorable day with their parents and family. At Wellington Country Park you can sit back and relax and forget about the world for a while. Ground transportation in Tilehurst to and from Heathrow as well as all other major airports of UK is not a trouble and is easily accessible.

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Tilehurst taxi booking services are available online and give you the ease to book your taxi. Ground transportation in Tilehurst to and from Heathrow as well as all other major airports of UK is not a trouble.

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