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Get ready for some Christmas fun

It’s never too early for a bit of festive fun!

From the 18th November Forbury Gardens will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland! There will be themed rides and attractions, festival stalls, and festive foods. The ice rink will be even larger than last year’s and will be covered by a purpose built roof to protect from the elements. There’ll also be a German themed bar for the adults to unwind at after trying the rides! Check out our video below of when our bus reindeer tried their hand (or hooves!) at some of the attractions.

If you were a fan of Après Bar last year, the great news is that it is also coming back - this time relocating to Station Hill, just down from Reading station, be sure to book a mini chalet for a top frosty experience.

Travel to Winter On Ice hassle free!

Don’t get caught up in all the traffic and parking woes – be smart like Santa and his reindeer and get the bus! All our buses go to town and will drop you only a few minutes away from Reading Winter on Ice – this does, of course, mean that you can even enjoy an extra mulled wine and get home safely. Need another reason? Why not check out the Christmas bargains online using our free WiFi whilst travelling, meaning you spend less time wandering round the shops and more time socialising and doing the things you want! 

Get around for less

Our group ticket gives unlimited all day travel to up to four people (or reindeers and elves) for only £6 (£9 weekdays before 6pm) across the simplyReading area. That’s all day travel for up to £1.50 per person! 

If you need more info about our Christmas buses, Santa and our reindeers we will be skating around town giving away free travel & lots of other goodies from local partners. Follow us on social-media if you don’t want to miss out.