Woodley

Berkshire

Type:Towns & Villages

Woodley, Berkshire
Woodley

About

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. 

 

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What's Nearby

  1. The Museum of Berkshire Aviation

    Aircraft, archives, photographs, related aviation items and uniforms housed in an…

    1.29 miles away
  2. Ure Museum

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    1.59 miles away
  3. Caversham Lakes

    This beautiful lake offers a wide range of activities from open water swimming, stand up…

    1.67 miles away
  1. Museum of English Rural Life

    The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL) is England’s most extensive museum dedicated…

    1.99 miles away
  2. Dinton Pastures Country Park

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

    2.01 miles away
  3. Better Boating Co

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

    2.21 miles away
  4. Reading Abbey Ruins

    The burial place of King Henry I, Reading Abbey celebrated 900 years of history in 2021.…

    2.28 miles away
  5. St James RC Church

    Built between 1836 and 1840 St James Roman Catholic Church was built from designs by A. W…

    2.29 miles away
  6. HUMOS Natural Perfumery

    HUMOS Natural Perfumery hosts a range of luxury fragrance and candle creation workshops…

    2.32 miles away
  7. Thames Lido

    Thames Lido is a restored Victorian outdoor swimming pool which now offers a fully heated…

    2.34 miles away
  8. Thames Valley Wine School Reading

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    2.39 miles away
  9. Nirvana Spa

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

    2.45 miles away
  10. Reading Museum

    Explore ten galleries of historic and artistic objects in Reading’s Victorian Town Hall.

    2.48 miles away
  11. Time Trap Escape Rooms

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    2.54 miles away
  12. Caversham Boat Services


    Family business offering a fleet of well maintained traditional cruisers and narrowboats…

    2.68 miles away
  13. Terry’s Reading Walkabouts

    Terry set up his guided walks of Reading to pass on his love of local history and…

    2.75 miles away
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