Earlier this year I went on a balloon flight taking off from Prospect Park in Reading. We headed straight south over the M4 and I managed to take this panorama of West Reading and Theale, when we were near Burghfield.
I can only recommend a balloon flight, it’s very quiet, still and steady up there (they only take off when the weather is nice!), but it took me more then 6 attempts before I finally got to go. Still, it was worth the wait and getting up early. There are more pictures on flickr