The city of Coventry is a very interesting place to visit, and being rich in history the city has many buildings and sites of historical interest, and with museums and galleries to see. You’ll have plenty of choice for entertainment in Coventry, such as at Warwick Arts Centre, where you can attend a drama or music performance or visit the cinema or gallery there. The Ricoh Arena holds many large pop and rock concerts, as well as being a large sporting venue, and the arena also holds business conferences and exhibitions.
There is lots of choice for shopping in the city with a range of shopping centres and areas for many different requirements, and for air travel the city is served by Birmingham Airport.
Coventry Car Hire
Wherever you are in Coventry, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Coventry car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some of the places you could pay a visit to while in Coventry include the following:
Coventry Transport Museum
Visit this museum and you’ll see an interesting collection of transport, with Coventry being a major centre for car manufacturing in the past. Exhibits include jet engine cars, Jaguars, a Daimler Limousine, buses and military vehicles, along with motorbikes and bikes such as Penny Farthings.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
Here you can see a large and fascinating collection of exhibits relating to art, manufacturing, the natural world and archaeology. The collections include paintings by artists such as Giordano, Zoffany and L S Lowry, sculpture, Paleolithic finds, Roman and Bronze Age pottery, Anglo-Saxon jewellery and Egyptian beads, and lots of artefacts showing the day to day life of Coventry people in the past.
Holy Trinity Church
You can visit this superb medieval building, dating back to the 1100’s, and see the impressive architecture, colourful stained glass windows, 15th century wall painting and attractive spire and arches.
St. Mary’s Guildhall
This building was built in the 14th and 15th centuries and is a delightful medieval place to visit. Here you can see the Great Hall and a large impressive Flemish tapestry made in the late 15th century, stained glass windows and intricately carved wooden furniture. You can have something to eat and drink in Godiva’s Cafe which is situated in the undercroft of the Guildhall, with its beautiful ceiling vaults.
Coombe Country Park
Come here to enjoy the delightful scenery of the park with its lake, woods, wetlands and natural wildlife, and there are various walking routes you can take to enjoy the surroundings. There are also other features in the Park including beautiful 19th century gardens, kid’s play area, as well as climbing activities to have fun on.
You can book a great experience here having battles with lasers, and enjoy the fun features such as colourful lighting, mazes, fog effects and lots of different areas to run around, making for a fun time.
Lunt Roman Fort
You can come and visit this Roman Fort, built about 60AD, and which, by using Roman methods, has been partly reconstructed. You can look around the ramparts, granary, Roman horse training arena and gateways, and from the north of the fort you’ll have a great view across the city.
War Memorial Park
In this park you can enjoy the landscaped gardens and attractive surroundings with lots of trees and green space, along with bowling greens, golf, a bird aviary, and areas for playing football, skateboarding and BMX.
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