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University Heritage Trail - Northern Whiteknights Campus

Reading Walks Festival 2024

We will be walking around the northern perimeter of the campus, seeing where the original student halls of residence were constructed in and around some of the older buildings on campus, including Foxhill House and the site of another old house since demolished.

Key facts

  • Part of Reading Walks Festival 2024
  • Learn something new on a guided tour - Less walking/more talking
  • Easy difficulty– medium / 2.5 km / 1.5 hrs
  • Start and finish – Car Park 1A University Whiteknights campus
  • Stout footwear advised as we will be walking across some fields
  • Several refreshment locations on campus
  • Not family friendly
  • Not wheelchair accessible

About the walk leader

The walk leader is Chris Rayner.

"I am a former University of Reading employee and now a trustee of the Friends of the University."

Getting there

Bus 21 from Reading town centre

Meet location: