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Allesley Park, Coventry

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Allesley Park is a park near Coventry, West Midlands, England.HistoryThe park was originally a deer park laid out by Henry de Hastings in the 13th century. It was approximately 5 times larger than the current park. It was later used as a large gentleman's farm of more than 400acre which was owned by the church. In the 1960s, it was bought by Coventry City Council when it was preserved as a public park.Allesley HallThe original hall, built in the mid-17th century, was purchased by Thomas Wyles and was established as Allesley Park College.The present Allesley Hall is a mansion built in 1909 for the Iliffe family. It is now used as a retirement home, but was a sanatorium during the 1950s.
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  • August 19, 2017
    This is a local park, although larger than might be expected, offering walks of a range of durations.. Facilities include toilets, pitch-and-putt, crazy golf and play facilities for children of all ag...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    Its a large park on the edge of Coventry with a play area for children. lovely place to.go with kids dogs. There is a small golf course on the park. And parking near by The big house next to it is act...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    The park once belonged to the big house (now a nursing home) and covers many acres. Much of it is just mown grass but there is an emphasis on habitat for wildlife with areas left untouched or suitably...  more »
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  • Great park and play area‚Äč for children. Good open space, well maintained. A little cafe would make it perfect although it does get the ice cream van and you can buy cans of pop from golf house.
  • Great park for the kids including a walking/running perimeter. Pitch and putt is good but can do with a regular cut, if you get in the rough you won't find the ball :-)
  • Very nice park. Plenty to do. Free parking, buy only a few places. So visit early!
  • Great place to have a walk through the park on the tarmac paths. Plenty for the kids to do as there a play area for older and younger ones. There also a grazy golf course which u can hire club n balls to play. Plenty of greenery to play football or walk the dog.
  • Great place for dog walking and a play area for children

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A stay among the Gothic and Victorian architecture of the city center is within walking distance of the main attractions. Consider a rental room or B&B on the medieval Spon Street or near the canal. Both locations are scenic and conveniently located near the city center. Full of local eateries and shops, the Earlsdon area offers less expensive apartment rentals.
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