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Thames and Kennet Marina Boat Jumble, Reading, Berkshire.


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Sunday 21st April, 2019

Thames and Kennet Marina, Caversham Lake, Henley Road, Reading


Thames Boat Jumble

Admission and Car parking FREE. Open 10.00.

On the east side of Reading, just a little north where the River Kennet and River Thames meet rests the Kennet and Thames Marina on Caversham Lake. The well kept and accommodating marina is home to one of Berkshire’s most popular, independently run, boat jumbles. This idyllic location provides a superb opportunity for boat owners to hunt and rummage for boat and marine related bits and pieces.

Contact Person : Lee Gibbons

Telephone : 01189 482 911 or 07932 771 070

Other Boat Stuff

Boat Jumble related businesses and services in the Reading area include:

  1. Caversham Boat Services in Thames Side, Reading is a family business that offers traditional cruisers and narrowboats for hire.
  2. Marsport in Earley, Reading is a marine supply stores providing racing boats, boats, paddles, clothing, and accessories.
  3. Lazy Days Boating based out of Thames & Kennet Marina, provides self drive boats for up to six persons.
  4. Tingdene Boat Sales Limited in Reading offers boat sales and boat services for a range of different models.

Directions To The Event

The Thames and Kennet Marina is located just North of the River Thames. If you are travelling on the A4155, take a left turn just before the Caversham Park Road exit, follow the road down past the ISIS Water Ski Club, the Redgrave Pinsent Rowing lake, and the Thames Traditional Boat Society. Once you’ve reached Tingdene Boat Sales Ltd you know you are in the correct area!

Use the postcode RG4 6LQ for car navigation systems.

Other Activities Around Thames and Kennet Marina

If you are planning an extended stay in Reading and have some time to kill while visiting the boat jumble perhaps a trip to the Genting Casino Reading can help fill the time. Feeling a little more adventurous? Check out Knockout Escape Rooms for a challenging puzzle adventure. There are also several parks and museums located in Reading, be sure to check them out!

Activities in and around Thames and Kennet Marina

Accommodation In The Reading Area

There are lots of hotel locations in and around Reading. From the luxurious 4-star Premier Inn and Hilton to more modest options such as the Travelodge Reading Central there are plenty of hotels to suit your needs if you are planning to extend your stay. There are also several B&B’s in reading, including La Baguettes, which is located above a cafe. If your driving a caravan be prepared to make a bit of a journey to the jumble this year as most caravan sites are situated more than 20 minutes away from the event.

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