The Reading Centre is one of around 250 local groups that support the work of the National Trust and have an enjoyable time with like-minded people while so doing.

The Reading Centre is very active, organising a varied programme of visits, talks and holidays, some of which will include visits to National Trust properties, but many will not.  They are all organised by volunteers, and all have the ethos of the National Trust at their heart.  Through these activities, funds are raised which are donated to National Trust properties. 

To see what is planned for the next few months, simply click on the topic on the left hand side.  If you are already a member of the Centre you can see which trips may have vacancies, or check-up on any programme changes by looking at the Latest News.

If you are not a member, we would like to welcome you into our friendly and active group.  Go to the Membership Application page for more details.

Hopefully these few pages will give you most of the information you need, but if you have extra questions go to the Contact Us page.

  • Covid-19 update

    Due to the current Covid-19 emergency, the Reading Centre has cancelled all its activities and events until further notice.

    We hope to restart as soon as possible.  If you would like to become a member of Reading Centre once we resume and join together with people who have interests the same as yours, please go to the Membership Application page.

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This website is run independently of the National Trust, but in support of their work.  The views expressed on this website are of Reading Centre of the National Trust and do not represent those of the National Trust.
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