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Mapledurham House and Estate.

Getting Here


TEL: +44 (0)118 972 3350


Sat Nav Instructions

4 miles north west of Reading, signed from the A4074 (Caversham to Oxford road). Please note - if you are using satnav directions, be aware that people are often directed to either Tilehurst (the other side of the river) or via The Warren which is inaccessible to traffic.


By road

Mapledurham is best accessed by leaving the M4 at Junction 11 towards Caversham and then taking the A4074 towards Wallingford/Oxford.  (Turn left over Caversham bridge onto this road). 

Travel on this road for approximately 2 miles. As you leave the housing area you will see a golf course on the left and another one on the right beside the Pack Saddle pub. Turn left opposite the Pack Saddle towards Mapledurham Village.

At the old Cross roads (Trench Green) Turn left towards Mapledurham Village follow this road for 1 mile. Take great care on this road!

As you approach the village you will see a post box in the wall and a telephone box. Continue through the village until you get to the end of the road and you have arrived.


By boat

Visitors may also arrive by boat from nearby Caversham (NOT OCTOBER) .  The boat leaves the Thameside promenade on open days at 2 p.m. and returns from Mapledurham at 5 p.m. arriving back into Caversham at approximately 5.45 p.m.  Visitors will need to pay for the boat ride and will also be asked to pay a £2 landing fee (free for children).  This landing fee is redeemable against admission to the house and watermill.  For mid week and Saturday party visits it is not necessary to pay a landing fee. Please note this service finishes at the end of September.  

Public transport

Please note that there is no public transport to Mapledurham.  The nearest rail station is Reading (approximately 5 miles away) but there is no connecting bus etc.