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Woodley

Woodley is a town and civil parish in Berkshire, England. It is a suburb of Reading and is located near the towns of Earley and Wokingham.

Until the 1930s Woodley was a village of little significance. In that decade, Woodley Aerodrome was opened in a 100-acre field belonging to Sandford Farm.

After the Second World War, Woodley continued to grow, with industry relocating from Reading, and new housing and recently been voted in the top 20 safest places to live.

Things to do in Woodley

Woodley is home to one of three Skiplex indoor ski slopes and the centre boasts 2 slopes, a fully licenced bar, an alpine chalet lounge as well as a corporate room as well is it being the company's head office.  Covered with an Astroturf carpet, the revolving slopes are the fastest and most economical way to learn, train and gain – suitable for all ages and abilities from absolute beginners, right up to expert seasonnaires, and because it’s indoor skiing, you can ski whatever the weather.

Museum of Berkshire Aviation is situated in Woodley and is the contribution to aviation history is graphically re-captured at the museum. 

 

What's Nearby

  1. The Museum of Berkshire Aviation

    Aircraft, archives, photographs, related aviation items and uniforms housed in an historic hangar...

    1.29 miles away
  2. Museum of English Rural Life

    MERL houses one of England's most fascinating collections relating to life and work in the...

    1.99 miles away
  3. Dinton Pastures Country Park

    A 350-acre site with meadows, fishery, watersports and conservation lakes. Three bird hides,...

    2.01 miles away
  4. Better Boating Co

    John & Jack Patey welcome you to their family run business, established in 1971.

    2.21 miles away
  1. Thames Valley Wine School Reading

    Thames Valley Wine School offers tutored wine tastings for people to get more out from their glass!...

    2.39 miles away
  2. Nirvana Spa

    Christmas Sale 2for1 on selected all-inclusive spa experiences*

    2.45 miles away
  3. Reading Museum

    Twelve hands-on galleries including Roman Silchester, changing art gallery, Box Room, Britain's...

    2.48 miles away
  4. River Thames Charters

    Based from a beautiful mid Thames position in Caversham, near Reading, River Thames Charters offers...

    2.57 miles away
  5. Caversham Boat Services


    Family business offering a fleet of well maintained traditional cruisers and narrowboats for hire...

    2.68 miles away
  6. Thames Rivercruise Ltd.

    The perfect venue on the Upper Thames.

    2.95 miles away
  7. Stanlake Park Wine Estate

    Cellar shop, open Tuesday to Sunday, situated in restored Victorian greenhouse. Wine by the glass...

    3.11 miles away
  8. Compton Downs


    One of the island's favourite beaches and biggest expanses of open downland

    Compton Bay and...

    3.72 miles away
  9. Buckingham Chantry Chapel


    15th-century chapel, restored by Gilbert Scott in 1875

    Peruse the second hand books in...

    3.72 miles away
  10. Chillerton Down


    An impressive flank of open downland

    Chillerton Down and the land around Gatcombe village is a...

    3.72 miles away
  11. Monkey-Mates

    Monkey Mates is a children's indoor soft play facility with an outdoor playground. We have an...

    4.19 miles away
  12. Caversham Heath Golf Club

    Nestling on the borders of Berkshire & Oxfordshire, just outside of Reading you’ll find Caversham...

    4.8 miles away
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