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Coombe Abbey Country Park, Coventry

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Visit Coombe Abbey Country Park and immerse yourself in more than 900 years of history and beauty. Named for an ancient Cistercian abbey, the park features more than 500 acres of pristine land in a protected wildlife sanctuary. Rustic trails take you off the beaten path. Formal gardens invite you to feed resident duck and swans. Both options are quiet settings for bird watching, and deer enjoy visiting as well. Be sure to bring your binoculars. Little ones may enjoy exploring one of the dozen ponds. The visitors’ center provides nets to capture tadpoles and minnows for a closer look. Be sure to bring a little cash for meals or snacks at park kiosks. ATMs are not available. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Coombe Abbey Country Park by using our Coventry holiday planner.
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  • My husband and I spent a week on holiday at St Andrews with my daughter and husband and family and on route back to Glasgow station back to Rugby we stopped off to visit The Kelpies at Falkirk. This w...  more »
  • We visited Coombe Abbey for a picnic not long after our daughter was born. Ideal for family's, dog walkers, joggers...well anyone. The grounds are huge & always something to do. Great activities for k...  more »
  • On entering the park, to access Come Abbey hotel, we were amazed to see so many families enjoying this outside space. Picnic and barbecue facilities, playing areas and lakeside walks. Brilliant  more »
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  • Nice place for a walk. But the car park is overpriced for what you get. I really don't know how they can justify the cost. Not driving there anymore. Also some of the dog owners can be incredibly irresponsible around children.
  • Very picturesque place with plenty of lovely areas to walk or bicycle around. Great place to take your own barbecue, or you can try the restaurant which is very good.
  • A good place for a family day out and even better now they've bought the car park prices down.
  • The park is lovely, the cafe is terrible, dried up cake, then tried to get tea with scones eurgh at least jam and maybe cream, don't do jam and only margarine available. Nobody cleaned up outside tables so had to move trays to the floor to get a table. Very badly managed. It's a pity for such a lovely park.
  • Great outdoor place for all ages. There is a play area for children, area for picnicks and bbq, toilets are also available. Ticketing parking system (cash is no more the only option). Small restaurant serving hot and cold food is also in the park area.

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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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