Rich in culture and history, Coventry is also home to many internationally-renowned attractions, including top theatres, museums and sporting venues.
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Coombe Country Park
Over 500 acres of landscaped gardens, parkland, woodland and lakes. The park offers opportunities for walks, birdwatching and fishing, while children can enjoy the climbing forest and play areas.
- Country Park
Designed by architect Sir Basil Spence following the bombing of the city in 1940, Coventry Cathedral was opened in 1962 and contains striking examples of 1950s and 1960s art and architecture.
The Coventry Music Museum
A museum celebrating the city's musical heritage from the Roman occupation to the present day including sections devoted to 1950s rock'n'roll, the 1960s Beat scene, and Coventry native Delia Derbyshire.
Coventry Transport Museum
Set in the birthplace of the British motor trade, and fully reopen after a multi-million pound redevelopment, this is the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles in the world.
Coventry Watch Museum
Learn about the history of watch making in the Coventry area through a series of informative exhibitions and displays, situated in quaint Victorian cottages.
- Tourist Attraction
FarGo Creative Village
An off-beat shopping hub which has brought together an eclectic community of makers, doers and creative folk to revitalise a previously run-down area.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The museum and gallery are home to the city's archive of historical documents, maps and photographs. There are also temporary exhibitions, interactive displays and special events throughout the year.
Midland Air Museum
The self-funded independent aviation collection includes displays about the story of Sir Frank Whittle and development of the jet engine.