Amherst is situated only 5 minutes walk from Reading town centre with it's many restaurants, shops and bars. The Oracle is only 10 minutes away which, as well as places to shop eat and drink, also has a multiplex cinema.
Reading train station, where there are buses to Thames Valley Park, Green Park, Foster Wheeler and Heathrow Airport, is only a fifteen minute walk through the town centre.
Reading is also conveniently located to explore many interesting places which can be visited in a day. London, Oxford, Henley, Windsor, and Ascot are all within an hour by train.
Eating Out: www.readingrestaurants.com www.restuarant-guide.com www.reading-restaurants.co.uk
Theatres, comedy clubs etc: www.readingarts.com
Shopping: www.theoracle.com www.broadstreetmall.com