Welcome to the Reading store
Our contact details
271 Basingstoke Road
Reading, Berkshire

T: 0118 987 5177
F: 0118 987 5188
E: reading.shop@cotswoldoutdoor.com
When we're open
09:30 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 16:30


Our store stocks a vast range of outdoor equipment by leading brands such as The North Face, Berghaus, Mountain Hardwear, Rab, Helly Hansen and many more. So no matter where you're going or what you're up to, we can guarantee that you'll do it in style and comfort!

Your technical outdoor kit is great on the hill or in the mountains, but did you know that we also stock casual outdoor clothing? It's perfect for relaxing down at the pub after a day's adventure.

Our fantastic new range is now in stock, from lightweight layering systems to smart travel clothing. Drop in soon to see just why we're so excited!


The Reading branch is located just off Junction 11 of the M4, on the Basingstoke Road (B3033). The store is situated opposite Morrisons, and next door to Barclays Bank, with car parking behind the shop and outside Morrisons.

Expert Advice

As always, the staff at Cotswold Reading provide some of the friendliest and finest advice. All our staff are highly trained, fervent enthusiasts of the outdoors and can offer you expert advice to suit all your needs.

Boot Fitting Service

We provide an expert boot fitting service, and once our experts have fitted you up you still have the option of a home trial!


For those who have travelled from afar, we have a comfortable reading and library area. Our library houses a full range of Lonely Planets, maps, and a comprehensive range of climbing guides for areas all over the country, as well as an excellent range of climbing DVDs! So whatever you're into and wherever you're going we'll have something for you.

Explore More

Explore More members get the inside information about local outdoor events and fantastic exclusive offers. There are loads of other great benefits, and membership is FREE! Pop in and ask a member of staff for details.

Supporting Local Groups

We are proud of our links with local groups and organisations, and do whatever we can to support them. To find out more on how we can benefit your group, please contact the Store Manager, Richard Nemeth on 01189 875 177.

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