Wokingham is ideal for those who wish to escape the city and live in an idyllic rural town. It is located just one and a half hours from London and has been voted numerous times as one of the best places to live in the UK. As more people move to the market town to enjoy the rural lifestyle, we look at why a move like that would also be great for you.
Wokingham is a great town for families, mainly because of the selection of schools located in the town. Many colleges, secondary schools, and primary schools in Wokingham have an “Outstanding” rating from Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills).
The surrounding areas also have numerous amenities and fun activities for the whole family. Examples include the California Country Park and the Carnival pool, which has swimming amenities for the entire family.
If you love the arts and enjoy cultural activities, you will love Wokingham’s cultural scene. Town residents can access the local theatre and market or enjoy festivals and other activities. If you want to check out what activities will happen when you visit or move to the town, you can check out a local site that posts news in Wokingham and all the activities happening there at any time.
The town also organises sports events and car shows meant to attract locals while offering unique spectacles. With fine dining and entertainment spots, you will surely find something to do in the town. Other attractions include numerous golf clubs and the award-winning Nirvana Spa.
Many younger couples and families are looking for energy-efficient homes to reduce their carbon footprints or keep their energy costs low. If you are looking for such homes, then Wokingham is perfect for you.
Almost every town in the city will have energy-efficient homes in coming years, with Homesgofast reporting that the local council is offering grants for such homes. The scheme has attracted a lot of interest from residents and those looking to move to Wokingham.
The town is surrounded by nature and has easy access to the gorgeous countryside. Many residents also say the countryside and rural environment allows them to have a great work-life balance without the stresses and busyness of London.
If you still want to have a connection to London, Wokingham provides that, too, through its excellent transport network. Commuters can travel to London Waterloo and Reading from the main station at Wokingham.