Venue Hire

Our centre is ideally placed on a beautiful section of the River Thames, you are able to hire our Meeting Room, Function Room or whole centre for varying periods of time.

Function Room

Our main Function Room seats 40-50 people or has a capacity of 60 people standing. With a lovely view of the river from the balcony, projector and screen, speakers, tables and chairs this is the perfect venue for everything from baby showers and tea parties to conferences and meetings.

Day Hire (8hrs)

1/2 Day Hire (3hrs)

Per Hour

Please be aware we are unable to take bookings past 10pm without prior permission from the centre manager.

Meeting Room

Our Meeting Room can seat 10-15 people and is ideal for small meetings, gatherings or as a base for activities outside. Furniture options are flexible, we have a number of tables and chairs to suit the setup that you would like. Our rates for this room are below, please contact us if you have any questions. 

Day Hire (8hrs)

1/2 Day Hire (3hrs)

Per Hour


Our centre is available to hire for events through out the year, please contact us so that we can design a package to suit you. Examples of events that have been run using our venue are the Round Reading Ultramarathon and Reading Dragon Boat Festival.


Our camping area behind the building is available part of the year for groups and families. Access to the outside toilets and indoor toilets and showers are available overnight.

The Hollow

The Hollow is a lovely secluded area built by the Rotary Club of Reading Maiden Erlegh in 2011. It consists of a meeting point with optional fire pit and brick BBQ. The area can be hired either with or without the firepit. If you would like to hire the grass area around the hollow this may be an additional cost, please ask us for details. The Hollow is the only place we allow fires on our site. 

Our Coffee Counter is now open serving coffee and cake for those who would like to have a coffee while watching the activities or for a nice hot chocolate to warm up after being on the water.