Glamping Near Coventry
Our Local Guide to Exploring Coventry
With life getting busier by the day, there’s never been a better excuse to book a glamping weekend and have a much-needed break from your chaotic calendar. In the heart of the Midlands, you will find Meadow Field Luxury Glamping. And on its doorstep is Coventry, a city surrounded by glorious countryside walks, beautiful woodland adventures, and plenty of pubs to stop off at for a delicious home-cooked meal. So if you are staying with us at Meadow Field Luxury Glamping, then this handy guide will ensure you get the most out of what Coventry has to offer.
Less than a 15 minute drive from Meadow Field Luxury Glamping is Coombe Abbey. Whether you are looking for a fun-filled, family-friendly day out, an afternoon of walking and exploring, or a space to spot a whole host of wildlife, then Coombe Abbey has something for everyone (even our furry friends). From more formal gardens to its historic woodland, as well as a number of lakes, home to a variety of birdlife, not forgetting the fantastic playground ready for little ones, Coombe Abbey offers 500 acres of potential exploring, guaranteed beauty whatever the weather. And if it’s just a walk you’re after, the only thing you will need to pay for is parking.
Having worked up an appetite, visitors might want to enjoy a coffee in the on-site cafe, or even tuck into a more formal dining experience in the historic hotel itself. For adrenalin lovers, there is also an on-site ‘Go Ape’, offering a number of high rope and treetop challenges, plus a 200 metre zip wire.
Ryton Pools Country Park
Ryton Pools Country Park is the perfect location for anyone, whether it’s by bike or foot (and with your dog) – just hop on the surfaced path, which makes exploring the site easier than ever. Pack up a picnic with the family, feed the ducks, let the little ones enjoy a runaround in two play areas or build a den in the miniature wood – great for small minds!
Ryton Pools Country Park is spread across 100 acres, which includes a handful of lakes, as well as a miniature train that can be ridden every Sunday between Easter and September.
Ryton Pools Country Park is just a 20 minute drive away from Meadow Field Luxury Glamping. And if you fancy a bite to eat pre or post-walk, then head just down the road to Hilltop Farm – where you’ll find a mouthwatering menu at their cafe, along with their award-winning farm shop, both bursting with locally sourced produce.
Coventry War Memorial Park
Located just under half an hour away from our glamping site is Coventry’s War Memorial Park. Opened originally in July 1921 as a tribute to the 2,587 locals from Coventry who died between 1914 and 1918 during the First World War. Inside the park, visitors will find the city’s impressive 90 foot war memorial monument, as well as multiple facilities including football pitches, bowling greens, a small golf course, all-weather tennis courts, a splash area (for sunnier months) and a playground. The site mainly comprises of large green spaces, decorated with trees and shrubbery, lined with a path that encircles the entire park. After letting your dog burn off some energy, head to one of the on-site cafes – and, if you’re heading there at the weekend or during the summer holidays, don’t forget to grab an ice cream at the Gelato Bar.
If you fancy visiting The Memorial Park, then be sure to check out their website first, to see if there are any up-and-coming events during your stay.
Coventry Transport Museum
Located in Coventry city centre, Coventry Transport Museum is home to the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles on the planet. Visitors, of all ages, can spend the day captivated by displays while interacting with highly immersive exhibitions. With 14 fully accessible galleries to choose from, visitors can spend the whole day exploring some of the fastest vehicles in the world, along with bicycles, transport and luxury cars from the last 200 years.
In the heart of Coventry, you’ll find its spectacular Cathedral. As well as the new Cathedral, visitors can explore the magnificent Cathedral Ruins. On the night of 14th November 1940, the city of Coventry was devastated by bombs dropped during World War II, leaving the Cathedral burned along with the city. It was decided that the Ruins would be preserved, with a brand new Cathedral built in 1962. While visiting is free of charge be sure to check the website in case of any up-and-coming events that may mean the Cathedral is closed to visitors.
If you’re looking for something to do for a couple of hours and want the kids (and big kids!) to burn off some energy, then head to The Wave – Coventry’s very own indoor waterpark. Complete with high-speed slides, a lazy river, a wave pool and a splash zone for younger children, The Wave has everything from thrill, spill and chill. Fancy a splash? Don’t miss out and book your tickets in advance.
Are you ready to book your glamping trip near Coventry?
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