From its medieval roots to its wartime past and its evolution as a modern city with plenty going on, a walk around the centre is to trace the landmark moments of the city we see today. And with so many wonderful attractions and activities to indulge in, you’ll never be left wondering what to do in Coventry. Entrench yourself in the historic Cathedral Quarter, grab a pint in one of the many high-quality alehouses, put the world to rights over a coffee, visit one of the city’s fascinating museums and enjoy a stay in our excellent Coventry hotels.
Time flies when you’re having fun and that’s guaranteed at Coventry’s wonderfully eclectic museums, which cover topics as wide-ranging as watches, aviation and transport, as well as giving an insight into Coventry’s historical past.
With markets, malls, retail parks and even a shopping village, there’s plenty of choices when it comes to indulging in a spot of retail therapy, with stores offering everything from high street shopping to one-of-a-kind finds.
There’s plenty to keep the kids – and the big kids – entertained, thanks to Coventry’s exciting array of indoor and outdoor activities that are sure to get the blood pumping and adrenaline racing.
Coventry’s creative community knows how to put on a show and welcomes theatre enthusiasts to enjoy everything from drama to comedy played out across four city centre theatres.
A bevy of touring theatre shows, musical acts, comedy names and sports teams command the attention of Coventry’s entertainment seekers across a variety of host venues, both large and intimate.
Uncover cosy British bistros, welcoming restaurants serving mouth-watering cuisines and alluring cafés tucked away in the foot of a church spire and in the vaults of St. Mary’s Guildhall right in the heart of Coventry.
Home to one of the oldest pubs in the Midlands – The Golden Cross – Coventry merrily crosses the line between ‘good old-fashioned’ and ‘medieval’ boozers’, making it a fine spot to grab a pint of local real ale.
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