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Central Whiteknights Walk

Explore one of Reading's historic parks with an expert guide

Join us for a fascinating walk led by the Friends of Reading University Group.

Discover the historic and interesting buildings found within the ‘centre’ area of Whiteknights Park, in Reading, from 1798 to present day.

This walk takes in a selection of buildings and landmarks including: Whiteknights Park House and the botanical gardens, Whiteknights Park, Blandford Lodge and Whiteknights (Victorian era), the Edith Morley Building, the Library and URS Building (Reading University era).

The walk will take approximately 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours. Please dress for the conditions – solid footwear and rain wear (if necessary). The trail may include some walking on uneven surfaces. Disabled access might be restricted; it is therefore not recommended for wheelchair users. 

The meeting point will be emailed to booked individuals approximately one week beforehand. Parking for attendees is available in Car park 1a (pay and display) on the Whiteknights Campus of Reading University, Whiteknights Road, Earley, RG6 6UR

Advance booking is essential as places are limited. Book online at htttp:// or face to face at The Centre for Heritage and Family History during opening hours.

About Berkshire Family History Society

This walk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity no. 283010.