Local Towns

Royal Leamington Spa (Stunning architecture, delightful parks and gardens and a unique mix of top quality shopping)

Stratford-upon-avon (The birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare)

Kenilworth (Where you will find the incredible castle and a diverse range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants)

Warwickshire (Famous for its magnificent castle and historic charm. It enjoys a calendar of diverse and exciting events throughout the year)

London - less than an hour away

You can get to the great city of London in an hour on the train from Coventry:


Birmingham approximately 30-40 minutes drive or 20-30 minutes train has plenty to offer too, including:

Cadbury World

Located in Bournville, Birmingham this offers a chocolate filled day of fun.

National Sea life centre

There are several of these across the UK, with our closest in Birmingham. The chance to get up close and personal to Nemo and friends.

Genting Arena and 02 Academy

Live music of all genres including the world biggest stars. A huge amount of other live events too including WWE Wrestling, Disney On Ice, Stand-up comedy and theatre. 30-40 minutes’ drive, or easy access (20-25 minutes) by train.


The Bullring is a retail complex in Birmingham city centre with more than 160 stores and 40 restaurants over four floors, making it one of the largest shopping centres in Europe.

Resorts World

Enjoy outlet shopping, fantastic dining, watch latest movies in brilliant IMAX at Cineworld and play at the Genting International Casino.

Birmingham's German Chrismtas market

The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria is open 16th November 2017 to 24th December 2017. With over 120 stalls there is something for everyone.

Further afield

Mainstream attractions include:

Tywcross Zoo    

With over 500 animals from over 100 different species, they also have some of the worlds most endangered species. About a 40-minute drive from Coventry.

West Midlands Safari Park

A safari drive-through and theme park. About an hour’s drive from the city.

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Home to a theme park and zoo, offering rides for both children and adults. Approx. 40-minute drive from the city.

Alton Towers

The biggest of the local theme parks in the West Midlands. This is a resort that offers themed hotels, waterpark and a spa. Located approx. 1 hour 20 minutes’ drive from the city.

These are just some of the amazing attractions within close proximity to Coventry. With the city being at the heart of the country, your options to see and do in the UK are endless!

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