While Fobney Island Nature Reserve is owned and managed by Reading Borough Council, much its ongoing maintenance is carried out by volunteers.Use our Reading tour planning tool to visit Fobney Island Nature Reserve on your trip to Reading, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
The 'Friends of Fobney Island' carry out a wide range of tasks including:
- vegetation management
- litter picking
- ecological survey work
- reporting issues or concerns
If you would like to become a member of the 'Friends of Fobney Island'. Please call Reading Borough Council Parks department on 0118 9372725 or post a message on this page.
The nature reserve can be found to the south of Fobney Lock here: http://goo.gl/maps/SvYzN
Fobney Island Nature Reserve Reviews
In the quiet green Fields of Reading, West of the A33 Tarmac Artery, are the floodplains of the River Kennet, and close by the Metro Waste Dump is the Fobney Island Nature Reserve. Accessible by car o... more »
Speaking as an angler, this is a brilliant place to go, Chub, Barbel and Pike feature well in this area as well as Perch and the usual silver fish. more »
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