Heritage Trail of Earley Gate and The Wilderness Sunday 29 March 2020


A guided walking tour, starting at 2.00 pm from the Earley Gate lodges, of Earley Gate and The Wilderness offered exclusively for Friends. The tour covers the history of the wartime TOBs (Temporary Office Buildings), the Cold War ‘citadel’ (Region 6 War Room), ‘The Woods’ (Marquis of Blandford era) and the site of ‘The Wilderness’, one of the six Victorian houses built in the Park.Please dress for the conditions – solid footwear and rain wear (if necessary). The tour may include some walking on uneven surfaces. Disabled access might be restricted; it is therefore not recommended for wheelchair users. Parking is available in Reading Enterprise Centre car park (first right after entering the Earley Gate entrance). The tour is limited to 15, so apply early by email to thefriends@reading.co.uk or ring 07733272027 or 01635 869594.