Directions to the Coventry Marina
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Just a short walk from the marina is Coventry Transport Museum - a motor museum, it houses a collection of British-made road transport. It is located in Coventry because the city was previously the centre of the British car industry. The Museum is huge, and has just undergone a £9.5m transformation. It is well worth visiting and its free!
Coventry Cathedral- Sir Basil Spence was the architect of this beautiful building. Its a modern, 20th-century place of worship plus you can see the Medieval ruins of the building bombed in WWI1.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum - it has extensive and wide ranging collections which include Natural History, Archaeology and Social and industrial history.
Ashby Canal- Cruise this quiet canal which is steeped in history, taking you past the Battle of Bosworth to its terminus at Snarestone
Warwick- Cruise to Warwick and visit Warwick Castle which is a Medieval Castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Explore the Medieval towers and the Dungeons.See our other locations
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Address : Coventry Basin Canal, St.Nicholas Street, Coventry. CV1 4LY
By Road : From the ring road, travelling anti-clockwise (with the city on your left) take the B4119 Foleshill Road following brown signs to the Canal Basin. Travelling clockwise (City on your right) you will pass under the footbridge with the Canal basin sign clearly visible, take the next turn left into the B4119 Foleshill Road. From the Foleshill Road, take the 1st left turn signposted to the Canal Basin , into Leicester Row, with the canal warehouses on your right, follow the road right into St Nicholas Street and we are on the right just past the pedestrian steps into the Canal basin.
By Rail : Coventry railway station is about a 5 minute taxi ride from Coventry Canal basin. For train times see , also plan your journey on the website www.rome2rio.com www.thetrainline.com
By Air : The closest airport is Birmingham International (10.5 miles) or East Midlands (30 miles). Direct train from Birmingham airport to Coventry with a 10 minutes journey. See www.thetrainline.com and plan your journey on the website www.rome2rio.com
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Rugby from Coventry marina||Few Locks||4.00||35.00||2|
|Battle of Bosworth battlefields from Coventry marina||Rural||4.00||16.75||0|
|Ashby canal from Coventry a lock free tranquil cruise||Rural||5.00||23.00||0|
|Tamworth through the Atherstone Locks from Coventry||Kids||5.00||24.00||22|
|Braunston from Coventry||Few Locks||5.00||24.00||8|
|Theme Parks from Coventry||Few Locks||8.00||26.50||26|
|Warwickshire Ring from Coventry||Kids||8.00||57.00||94|
|Warwick and return from Coventry||Kids||8.00||47.00||58|
Accommodation : There are many hotels in Coventry- see www.booking.com or www.trivago.co.uk
Taxis : Allens taxis - 024 7655 5555 www.allenstaxis.com Lewis Taxis - 024 76 66 66 66 - www.lewistaxis.co.uk Car Hire https://www.rhinocarhire.com
Groceries : There is a Sainsburys in Trinity Street, and a Morrisons in Holyhead Rd in Coventry.
Bike Hire : http://www.stratfordbikehire.com/- We also provide a cycle delivery service for Stratford upon Avon and the Midlands, including Leamington Spa, Coventry , the surrounding area of Warwickshire and the Cotswolds .