With desirable towns like Newbury, Reading and Wokingham within its borders, and its proximity to London, it’s no wonder Berkshire is a popular choice for many to make their new home.
Newbury and Ascot and famed for their luxurious racecourses, hosting exciting race days, concerts and events that pulls crowds locally, nationally and internationally. The county is also home to the fifth series of the Great British Bake Off, filmed at Welford Park just outside of Newbury. Newbury is a pretty market town with a fantastic range of high street and independent shop, cafes and restaurants.
Wokingham has all the amenities you need, surrounded by beautiful Victorian architecture. The Market Place and Grade II listed Town Hall lie at the heart of the High Street, which offers a range of fashionable pubs and restaurants. Find your locally-sourced foods at the popular monthly farmers’ market. There’s even an arts and crafts market – perfect for adding a personal touch to a new home.
Reading is home to the stylish Oracle shopping centre and a host of waterfront bars, restaurants and a cinema. Explore the Riverside Museum or absorb the culture at the many festivals throughout the year.
Berkshire is home to the University of Reading and University of West London, which only adds to the impressive primary and secondary educational opportunities that exist in the county.
It’s easy to see why Berkshire is popular with commuters. Trains from Reading station provide a frequent service to Bristol and London Paddington, whilst London Waterloo is accessible from Wokingham. The M4 enables good connections for Heathrow airport and central London, as well as Bristol and Swindon. The A34 will link you to the Midlands or the South coast.
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