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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.



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.

As you drive down to the village you will need to follow the one way system,

marshals will direct you to the car parks.



These times & Prices only reference at moment, to be confirmed closer to event

Visitors may also arrive by boat from nearby Caversham.

Thames Rivercruise will depart Caversham Pier Thameside (where there is car parking)

Depart Caverham 10.am               Arrive Mapledurham 10:40

Depart Mapledurham 10:50               Arrive Caversham 11:30

Depart Caversham 12noon            Arrive Mapledurham 12:40

Depart Mapledurham 12:50                Arrive Caversham 1:30

Depart Caversham  2pm                Arrive Mapledurham 2:40

Depart Mapledurham 2:50                   Arrive Caverham 3:30

Fares are

£9 adult    Return or single

£8.50  Seniors

£6.50 children  under 4 free

Soon there will be offers for inclusive tickets to the event

Bookings via www.thamesrivercruise.co.uk or telephone 0118 948 1088  


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.


Camping is available for the public in the field by the carpark on any of the nights 15th to 17th June.

Tents and camper vans are all welcome. You are required to vacate the site by noon of the day you are

leaving  (Please note this is a camping only charge and does not include event entry which has to be

purchased separately).

Tickets for camping available by advance booking only - by Mon 11th June.

Adults                                   £10.00 per person per night

Children (age 15 and under)       £5.00 per person per night

                            Toddlers (age 3 and under)        free


There are toilet facilities available 24 hours a day for the campers but no shower utilities etc. so you'll

need to bring your own facilities and use of the campsite is at your own risk.  You will have access to

the campsite throughout the day.

Email:- bookings@mapledurhamatwar.co.uk for full details and booking 

If you are a re-enactor taking part in the show, information is available from captaindave@live.co.uk