4-minute walk from Coventry train station.
5-minute walk from Queen Victoria Road bus stop.
More information about Coventry
Training in Coventry
Coventry City Centre
Travel to and from Coventry
Coventry Ring Road
RoadCoventry is conveniently located near the M1, M6, M40, M45, and M69 roads. The M45, which is located a few miles south of the city, opened in 1959 as an extension to the original section of the M1, which connected London with the Midlands. The M40, which connects to the city through the A46, is approximately 12 miles south of the city centre, south of Warwick, and offers an alternate dual carriageway and highway route to London.The A4053 Coventry ring road is a 2-mile ring road in Coventry, England, which creates a full dual-carriageway round around the city centre. The road connects the historic and modern Coventry Cathedrals, as well as the city’s retail districts and part of Coventry University.
RailThe West Coast Main Line connects Coventry railway station to Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, and West Midlands Trains services. Intercity trains from London, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton arrive here. There are further railway lines that go from Bedworth to Nuneaton. It is served by a train line that runs from Leamington Spa to the south coast. Coventry Arena, Canley, and Tile Hill are the city’s outlying railway stations. Coventry Arena, on the Coventry to Nuneaton Line, opened in January 2016 primarily for the Ricoh Arena, which hosts football, rugby, and concerts.
Coventry Railway Station
AirBirmingham Airport is located around 11 miles west of the city. Coventry Airport, located 5 miles south of the city centre near Baginton, is currently used mostly for general aviation.The A45 major route serves Birmingham Airport, which is located close Junction 6 of the M42 motorway. The elevated AirRail Link connects it to Birmingham International train station on the West Coast Main Line.
BusBus companies in Coventry include National Express Coventry, Arriva Midlands, and Stagecoach in Warwickshire. The city’s main bus and coach interchange is The Pool Meadow bus station. Stagecoach runs a single Park and Ride service from Coventry’s War Memorial Park. From Pool Meadow bus station, National Express provides national coach connections to major towns and cities, beach villages, ferry ports, and events (A, B, C, and D).
Pool Meadow Bus Station
Map showing Coventry stations
Things to do in Coventry
TheatresCoventry has a variety of theatres. The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry has 858 seats spread over two auditoriums. The main theatre hosts professional touring shows, while the studio section has a smaller capacity of 300 people. On-site dining options include a café, bars, and conference rooms. The Belgrade Theatre is an important art and cultural site, and it is still one of the major regional performance theatres in the United Kingdom. This lovely historic theatre showcases a variety of performances, including touring musicals and critically acclaimed plays, as well as traditional pantomimes, comedy, live music, and a huge talent development and community programme.
Other theatres in Coventry
The Albany TheatreAlbany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 024 7699 8964
Blue Coat TheatreTerry Road, Coventry CV1 2BA, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 024 7622 3542
Shop Front Theatre38 City Arcade, Coventry CV1 3HW, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 07799 292957
Map showing theatres in Coventry
Coombe Abbey Park
ParksCoombe Abbey Park is a good location for a relaxing family vacation or a beautiful stroll for a fresh air. On 500 acres of stunning gardens, forest, lakeside walks, and bird hides, there’s enough to see and do. Capability Brown built and developed Coombe Abbey Park, which now offers a variety of activities. Find an activity that suits you, from ceramics to pond dipping.
Russels Patio and Garden Centre
Other parks in Coventry
Spencer Park6 Spencer Avenue, Coventry CV5 6NP, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 024 7671 3680
Coundon Hall ParkWaste Lane, Coventry CV6 2EH, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 0808 583 4333
War Memorial ParkKenilworth Road, Coventry CV3 6PT, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 024 7678 6280
Allesley ParkAllesley Hall Drive, Coventry CV5 9AD, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 024 7667 6580
Map showing parks in Coventry
Music and cinemaIn the late 1970s and early 1980s, Coventry was at the epicentre of the Two-Tone musical trend. Two of the city’s music events are the Coventry Jazz Festival and the Godiva Festival. On the Saturday of the Godiva Event, a carnival parade begins in the city centre and travels to War Memorial Park, where the celebration is held. The Coventry Music Museum, which is part of the 2-Tone Village complex, honours Coventry’s musical heritage.
Coventry Music Museum
The Italian Job scene – Mini cooper in the Turin’s sewer