Warwick & Coventry Uk City Of Culture 2021
Warwick is enriched with independent businesses offering an enticing blend of the old and the new, from gift shops, antique centres and traditional tea rooms to fashion shops, art galleries and fine restaurants.
Market Place is the heart of the town, hosting a variety of cafes, pubs and shops and a thriving market every Saturday.
Swan Street is always a hive of activity and the town's busiest shopping street, Smith Street is the oldest shopping street in Warwick and boasts a unique mix of independent shops and restaurants.
ABOUT COVENTRY CITY OF CULTURE 2021
This is the city where movement began, from innovation in the transport industry to a history of activism. Our city has moved people for centuries.
For a whole year, we will celebrate our city with events, music, dance, theatre, and large-scale spectacle.
As well as these big celebrations, our city will show its unexpected side, with more intimate experiences and ways to get involved across every ward of the city.
And it's not just Coventry. This celebration will see the entire region get involved and benefit from the opportunities that being City of Culture brings.
Where city life meets country life and so much more in-between...
From shopping in the pedestrainised zone, to parks and gardens, to historic buildings of note.
Rich in culture, history and heritage and has made a name for itself through the centuries, captivating visitors from right across the globe with the finest selection of historic medieval buildings and internationally recognisable family friendly attractions. From castles and cathedrals to motor museums and art galleries we have legends and stories that are unrivalled and unmatched. Just an hour from London by train and twenty minutes from central Birmingham, we are truly at the heart of the UK.
Coventry Cathedral - St Michael and the Ruins. St Michael's Spire stands majestically in the heart of Coventry city centre. Forming part of the Old Cathedral and its magnificent ruins, the spire is a lasting reminder of the Blitz of November 14 1940. The building remains one of the most important international symbols of peace and reconciliation in the world, and is one of the city's three remaining spires.
Explore Coventry Transport Museum and be whisked away into stories of real people, real passions and real hope. Discover how Coventry became the centre of the world's motor and cycle industries, and get up close with the world's biggest collection of British road transport, including the actual vehicles that defined some of history's most important moments - including the fastest car in the world!
St. Mary's Guildhall - death, intrigue, scandal and spilt custard ... are not compulsory when you visit St. Mary's Guildhall, but can be discovered in more than 600 years worth of stories from the finest medieval guildhall in the country. Located in the city's historic Cathedral Quarter, with magnificent medieval interiors, and collections of armour and fine artworks, the Guildhall offers a window into Coventry's glorious past. A prison to Mary, Queen of Scots, a theatre for Shakespeare and an inspiration to George Eliot, St. Mary's Guildhall is a fascinating free experience for all ages, at the historic heart of the city of Coventry.
Depart for Home Approx. 17.30
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.