Information about Parking in Caversham
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Caversham is located in Reading with a population of around 25,000. The area has a long history of settlement with records dating back to the Middle Ages, and is bordered by the banks of the River Thames.
The suburb is known for a handful of attractions including Caversham Court park which you’ll find on the bank of the River Thames. The house that was built during the 12th century is no longer standing, but you can see the footprint and layout in the park. Keep an eye out for the Reading Open Air Shakespeare festival events which are held here as well.
Caversham is also a great place to visit if you enjoy watersports. Caversham Lakes is a popular spot for rowing, sailing, waterskiing, angling and motorboating. These man made lakes were created north of the River Thames as during gravel extraction in the area.
Caversham is a suburb of Reading, which itself is located around 25-minutes from Heathrow Airport. Reading has a population of around 235,000 and with 2 universities a large portion of that population is made up of students.
Reading is also home to several attractions including the Broad Street Mall and the Reading Gaol. You can also hire a boat to cruise along the River Thames, or visit the Reading Museum which has varied exhibits and a number of Roman-era artefacts.
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Caversham Parking Statistics
4.8 out of 5 stars
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Parking in Caversham
Parking in Caversham is limited. Most of the larger stores in Caversham have car parks for customers, but public parking is limited to the nearby Chester Street Car Park. This car park is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day with payment required between 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Saturday. Parking at Chester Street car park has a 4-hour limit, although a night rate of £1.00 is available between Saturday 6:00pm and Sunday 8:00am. Parking is free between 8:00am Sunday and 8:00am Monday. Standard charges are below:
- 30 minutes Free
- 1 hour £0.50
- 2 hours £1.00
- 3 hours £1.50
- 4 hours £2.00
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There are several attractions in Caversham, and plenty more in Reading. Caversham Lakes is a popular place for those who enjoy watersports - whether it’s sailing, rowing, waterskiing or angling - Caversham Lakes has it all.
If you spent the morning at Caversham Lakes, a good place to spend the afternoon is Caversham Court. This public garden backs on to the River Thames and has a storied history dating back to the 12th century. It’s a wonderful place to spend an afternoon in the sunshine.
Down by the River Thames you’ll also find Christchurch Meadows, a riverside park with a children’s paddling pool for those hot summer days as well as tennis courts and other athletic facilities. You are also able to fish the River Thames from this park.
If you fancy a day out on a golf course, Reading Golf Club is located in Caversham. The Reading Golf Club course is over 100 years old and comprises both woodland and parkland settings. It’s a beautiful place to spend a day with friends, and after you’ve finished, retire to the Lounge, Dining Room or Spike Bar for a bite to eat and drink. The Reading Golf Club is open 7 days a week - Monday to Saturday 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm.
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By Train: The closest train station to Caversham is Reading Station, which is around a 10-minute drive from the suburb of Caversham. The CrossCountry, GWR, South Western Railway and TfL Rail lines stop at Reading Station.
By Bus: The 25 pink bus runs through Caversham, linking the suburb with the rest of Reading.
By Car: If you are travelling to Caversham from London follow the A4 to the M4 and look for the A329 into Woodley.
Disabled Parking in Caversham
The Chester Street car park, which is the closest public car park to Caversham has 4 marked disabled parking spaces available. There is also other disabled parking at Caversham by some stores including Tesco and local pubs.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Caversham, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Reading. The closest ones to Caversham are:
- Milestone Way Precinct
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Caversham parking at Chester Street car park is available over the weekends and on Bank Holidays. Standard charges apply.
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How far away is Caversham from Reading?
Caversham is 0.65 miles from Reading.
When is Caversham Court park open?
Caversham Court park is open 7 days a week - except for Christmas Day - between 8:00 am and sunset.
What is the postcode district of Caversham?
Caversham uses the RG4 postcode.
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Latest Caversham parking reviews
Good location less than ten minutes form Reading station.Beth
No problems, all went smoothly and site seemed secure.Michael
This car parking space was convenient for Reading train station great value, easy to find and large enough for my 4x4. It was not necessary to have any contact with the owners when arriving or leaving which suited me as I was busy. The only reason I am holding back on giving a maximum 5 star rating is because there was no advance warning that the bins would be outside and would need to be moved to access the space. If my expectations had been set in advance and this small matter had been in the description and not a surprise I would have been happy to give a 5 star rating.Tim D.
Great location, lots of room and very easy to findRobert
Directions are clear, it’s safe and off a main road so easy to get out of as well, highly recommend if using for gigs/reading festival.Callum
Very friendly owners, would highly recommend.Paige
Very happy with the location.The parking space was safe and easy to find and good communication with the owner Thank you.John
Rented this space for Reading festival. Great communication from the owner, she made sure to leave us contact details and kept in touch with any extra info leading up to the day. I will admit being Reading weekend we were worried that people might park in any space they could find, but our space was coned off ensuring we had no problems parking. Wouldn't hesitate to rent this parking space again.Katie