Whether you are a sports fan, love a good comedy club or just want a night out with friends, Reading has something for you.
There's great shopping at the Oracle, plenty of green spaces to relax in and a huge range of cuisine from around the world.
Reading is packed with a range of pubs, bars and clubs, so you can have a drink with your friends, watch an open mic night or hit the dance floor. Reading Festival is one of the best-known music festivals in the UK, with over 87,000 fans flocking to see some of the biggest names in music.
You can also experience the thrill of a live football or rugby match at the Madejski Stadium, which is close to the town centre. The venue, which seats over 24,000 people, is home to Reading FC and London Irish Rugby Club.
It is ranked the UK's top economic area for economic succuss and wellbeing, according to factors such as employment, health, income and skills.
There are excellent transport links to London so getting there is easy and simple.