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23-08-2013 : VISIT THE READING FESTIVAL ON A CANAL BOAT HOLIDAY

With the Reading Festival now in full swing why not moor for a while and enjoy this awesome event.

This years Reading Festival has a brilliant line up including Eminem, Ms Dynamite, Kate Nash and Jake Bugg.

In addition to the fantastic music there will be comedy featuring Russell Kane and Shappi Khorsandi and beatbox and films.

Canal Boat Holiday guests should also take the time to explore the town for the day.

Located at the heart of the Royal County of Berkshire there is a lot to discover in Reading.

Built on the banks of the River Thames and the Kennet in the lush countryside where Berkshire becomes Royal Berkshire.

Old Father Thames is at his most majestic here as he flows out of London.

The Oracle is situated in the heart of the town centre and combines chic boutiques with major department stores.

The Riverside restaurants, cafés and bars stretch along both sides of the River Kennet providing an opulent dining experience.

Shop for the world famous Huntley and Palmer's Biscuits which started in 1822 in a small bakery when George Palmer went into partnership with the bakery's owner Joseph Huntley.

Visit The Museum of English Rural Life which houses one of England’s most fascinating collections relating to life and work in the countryside over the last two hundred years.

Visit the gaol made world famous by the poem The Ballard of Reading Gaol which written by Oscar Wilde after his release.

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