The UK’s City of Culture for 2021, Coventry is packed with history and heritage, not to mention modern art venues, buzzing bars and cutting-edge theatre.
Explore the 14th century Coventry Cathedral, largely destroyed during the Second World War, but rebuilt and now home to a show-stopping 25-metre stained glass window.
Tune in at the Coventry Music Museum, which delves into the history of two-tone and the region’s influences on sound.
Unleash your love of the open road as you learn about Britain’s motoring heritage at the Coventry Transport Museum.
Are you a sports fan? Coventry Building Society Arena will host rugby sevens, judo and wrestling at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Did you know? Coventry Cathedral was once voted Britain’s most popular 20th century building.
Did you know? Sir Henry Parkes, founder of the modern New South Wales, was born a few miles from Coventry in 1815.
Coventry is just over an hour by train from London.
Located in the West Midlands, Coventry’s is just 11 miles (18km) from Birmingham Airport. Around 50 airlines operate to over 150 direct destinations, with hundreds of connecting options available. Trains from the airport to Coventry take around 15 minutes, with the journey taking 20 minutes by car.
Coventry is easily accessible from destinations across Britain. Direct trains run from London Euston, taking around 70 minutes, as well as from key cities including Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Alternatively, Coventry is well connected to the road network, with the M6, M6 Toll, M40, M42, M5 and M69 all providing routes into the city. The centre can be easily explored on foot, while excellent public transport connections make it simple to navigate once you arrive.