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Things to do in Coventry

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Conference Room
“One of the most famous Cathedrals due in part to its WW11 ruins. But also its spectacular tapestry.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“A fabulous collection of road transport from early bicycles made in coventry through motorbikes cars trucks busses land speed record holder. well worth a visit. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Art Museum
“They change the exhibits quite often which is good so there is always something a bit different to see”
  • 16 locals recommend
University
“The property is less than 5 minutes by car and 25 minute walk to the main campus. Warwick Medical School is around a 2 minute journey and a 13 minute walk”
  • 11 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Fabulous arts centre in the middle of the University of Warwick campus offering touring drama, music, ballet, opera and cinema. Great Mead art gallery on the upper level”
  • 10 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Coventry: The Ricoh Arena is a very easy 16-minute drive down the A444. Simply plug it into you SatNav, and you're on your way! Address: Jimmy Hill Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE”
  • 7 locals recommend
University
““Coventry University is situated 7 1/2 miles from Brinklow, handy for those working or studying there."”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“Lots of history in Coventry including the ruins from the blitz. Stunning in the evening when lit up, often events and activities held here”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“The famous Lady Godiva rode the street of Coventry naked whilst on horse back. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A creative arty place that has interesting shops, cafes, an experience tucked away just outside the main city center”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Great place for coffee, drinks or something to eat. Relaxed atmosphere, squashy sofas, good music and always quite busy.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Approximately 12 minutes walk to the large supermarket for your daily needs”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“Coventry: This is a newly refurbished cinema for the Coventry & Nuneaton area. Reclining seats, a bar, self serve ticket kiosks, etc. Very nice! Modern multi screen cinema with digital projection and sound equipment, plus a custom party service. Address: Gielgud Way, Coventry CV2 2SZ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Premise
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Good for everything' breakfast, coffee, wine and dinner (mid week offers 2 courses & bottle of wine for £25) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Stadium
“The Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England, is a complex which includes a 32,609-seater stadium, used by Wasps rugby union club, a 6,000 square metres exhibition hall, a hotel and a casino. The site is also home to Arena Park Shopping Centre”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Great place for coffee, drinks or something to eat. Relaxed atmosphere, squashy sofas, good music and always quite busy.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Good for everything' breakfast, coffee, wine and dinner (mid week offers 2 courses & bottle of wine for £25) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My favourite Indian in Coventry. I highly recommend but you should book in advance!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great arabic restaurant (it doesn't pigeonhole itself more than that). Set in one of Far Gosford Street's old buildings - occupying both ground and first floor, extended at the back and with a HUGE tent beyond that - it's rather higgledy piggeldy with cushions, candles, hookahs, open fire and carpets all around.”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Casino
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Coventry: Afro-Portuguese chain restaurant serving flame-grilled chicken in spicy chilli sauce. 15-minute drive Address: Gielgud Way, Coventry CV2 2SZ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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