Reading benefits from a wealth of leisure and entertainment opportunities, with many amenities situated near to Renaissance.
Three golf courses – Calcot Park Golf Course, Reading Golf Club and Caversham Heath Golf Club – are located within a 15-minute drive of the development. Madejski Stadium, the home ground of Reading FC and London Irish rugby union club, lies about four miles away; the stadium also incorporates a popular live music venue and restaurant, The Jazz Café.
A number of museums and cultural venues can be found in Reading town centre, including the ruins of Reading Abbey, and Reading Museum, which lists a full-size replica of the Bayeux Tapestry among its exhibits. The Hexagon theatre and arts venue presents a varied programme of events such as music, comedy, dance and drama performances, while The Oracle shopping centre has a multiplex cinema.
The town is also renowned for hosting Reading Festival, which takes place each year over the August Bank Holiday weekend and boasts a diverse line-up of major music artists, attracting thousands of visitors.
Two miles from Renaissance, Prospect Park, the town’s largest open space, offers a variety of family-friendly attractions including a mini steam train, adventure playground and sports facilities. The development is also a short drive from the outskirts of the picturesque Berkshire Downs, part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.