Local area guide for Earley & Lower Earley

A big hit with families, the suburbs of Earley and Lower Earley – situated just four miles south-east of central Reading – have green open spaces in abundance. Of particular note, Maiden Erlegh Nature Reserve is a must-see. Popular with dog walkers, Maiden Erlegh Lake is surrounded by ancient woodland.

Why move to Earley & Lower Earley?

  1. 1Pubs and restaurants

    In Earley you can find a selection of independent restaurants and pubs serving a variety of cuisines from Indian to Japanese. Just a few miles down the road in central Reading, you can easily access a wide range of international dining options for other food cravings.

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  2. 2Shopping and amenities

    Earley has a range of key local amenities, including a post office, doctors’ surgery, vets, leisure centre, beauty salons, convenience stores and an ASDA superstore. In nearly Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell you can find a larger array of shops from hidden independent gems to big national and international retailers.

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  3. 3Health and fitness

    Green space is in abundance in Earley. If you’re looking for a walking or running route, we recommend visiting Maiden Erlegh Nature Reserve or Sol Joel Park. If you’re a keen angler, fishing permits can be purchased for Maiden Erlegh Lake. Or why not try something new? The Loddon Valley Leisure Centre offers squash, tennis, trampolining, gym, soft play plus a 6-lane 25-metre swimming pool.

  4. 4Entertainment

    Want to catch the latest film premiere? The Showcase Cinema de Lux with 14 screens is a must, with comfortable reclining chairs to ensure you enjoy your cinematic experience. Want to swot up on your knowledge of history? The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology is recognised as having one of the most important collections of Greek ceramics in the country!

  5. 5Education

    Earley is well served with schools, many of which have been granted Good or Outstanding Ofsted status. Maiden Erlegh School is a popular comprehensive for children aged 11-18. The University of Reading is also close by, making Earley a great location for parents who wish to have students live at home during their degree.

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  6. 6Transport

    Earley train station has frequent services into central Reading and direct trains into London Waterloo. For travel by road, the M4 motorway runs south of Earley, easily connecting it to London in the east, and in the opposite direction to Swindon, Bristol and the West Country.

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