Coventry has been a centre of prayer and worship for over 1000 years. The Priory Church of St Mary became Coventry's first Cathedral in 1102, reputedly established on the site of the Anglo-Saxon St Osburg's Nunnery.
Coventry Transport Museum
Coventry is the birthplace of the British cycle and motor industry. Discover the fascinating story behind the development of road transport from the earliest cycles to land speed record breakers.
Shakespeare's Birthplace has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years. William Shakespeare grew up here and he played here. He ate meals in the hall and he slept and dreamed in these rooms. Shakespeare also spent the first five years of married life in this house with his new wife, Anne Hathaway.
Come and see the comprehensive collection of primates, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and fish! They have over 1,000 animals on show including Bornean Orangutans, Asian Elephants, Inland Bearded Dragons, Northern White-faced Owls, Boa Constrictors, Red-kneed Tarantulas and many more.
Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
The vast medieval fortress of Kenilworth Castle is one of the largest historic visitor attractions in the West Midlands and one of the most spectacular castle ruins in England
In 914AD Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great ordered the building of a 'burh' or an earthern rampart to protect the small hill top settlement of Warwick from Danish invaders.
Originally, a 12th Century Cistercian Abbey nestling in England's historic heartland in Warwickshire, Coombe Abbey Hotel has been restored to its former glory, set within 500 acres of breathtaking parkland.