Forbury Gardens is a public park located in Berkshire, England, on the site of Reading Abbey. It's really a great place to picnic -especially during the summer months when visitors can enjoy orchestras and bands playing at the brightly colored Bandstand.
The center point of the park is a war memorial metal lion. For this reason, the park is often referred to by locals as the Lion Park.
The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. Admission is free.