Getting There

The Museum of English Rural Life is located at:

University of Reading
Redlands Road

By train

MERL is a 15 to 20 minute walk from the main Reading station.

By bus

Services 20 and 21

  • These services run every 20 minutes.
  • Get off at the first stop at the bottom of Kendrick Road. Walk a short way up the hill and cut through the footpath to the left of Abbey School. At the end of the path the Museum is on your right hand side.

Services 9 and 144

  • The number 9 runs every twenty minutes. The 144 is hourly.
  • The bus stops in Craven Road next to the Hospital. Walk down to London Road and left past the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Turn left in to Redlands Road and the Museum is located a short way up on the right hand side immediately past Acacias Road.

By car, from

  • The north (Caversham, Sonning Common)
  • The east (Woodley, Twyford, Sonning, M4 Jct 10 via A329M)
  • The south (Spencers Wood, Whitley, Lower Earley, M4 Jct 11)
  • The west (Tilehurst, Calcot, Southcote, Coley, M4 Jct 12)


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