Super6: The best things to do in and around Coventry


There is so much more to Coventry and its surrounding area than Shakespeare, St George and Lady Godiva – and here are just a few things to do and see if you come for a visit. From retail and culture to business and food – you’re bound to find something special here.

BID Leamington Ltd

SUPER6 Coventry - BID Leamington

35c Park Court, Park Street, Leamington Spa CV32 4QN

Royal Leamington Spa is a beautiful, distinct and vibrant town that does things differently to achieve unique results. It matters ‘how’ things are done and, at the heart of this, are the ideas of community, creativity and wellbeing.

Since 2008, the Business Improvement District (BID) for Royal Leamington Spa  has made excellent progress in delivering services and projects, which increase the appeal of the town, support the businesses, and help to improve trading performance.

BID Leamington delivers for the town and its local businesses through four activity areas: Promoting, Enhancing, Supporting and Influencing.

We provide a single, collective voice for the retail and leisure businesses of Leamington, raising matters of concern with decision makers, providing business support to support growth and promote the town far and wide.

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FarGo Village

SUPER6 Coventry - FarGo

FarGo Village, Far Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5ED

FarGo is an artistically re-purposed industrial space in Coventry City Centre, designed exclusively for creative, independent businesses and like-minded visitors. Located on Far Gosford Street, a recently regenerated area with a rich cultural heritage.

We have an eclectic mix of more than 40 independent businesses based here, including a dedicated street food hall. We have flexible outdoor and indoor event spaces, available to hire for charity, community, corporate, and family events. We organise at least 25 events per year, ranging from Vegan Markets to Peace Forums, Cheese Festivals to Vintage Home shows, working in partnership with charities and organisations from across the area.

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Belgrade Theatre

Belgrade Theatre

Belgrade Square,Coventry CV1 1GS

Belgrade Theatre is Coventry’s main hub for live entertainment and produces a varied programme of stand-up comedy, film, theatre and music. It opened in opened in 1958 and soon gained widespread recognition for its new company, which included members such as Ian McKellen, Trevor Nunn, Joan Plowright, and Michael Crawford.

The Grade II listed building has a capacity of more than 800, and acts as both a producing and receiving theatre for the local people. Having been the first civic theatre to be built after World War II, the venue is seen as a symbol of prosperity following the major damage caused to the city because of bombing.

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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

SUPER6 Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Wl, Coventry CV1 5QP

Open 7 days a week with free entry, head to the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum where you can visit Dippy the dinosaur and view thought-provoking art exhibitions.

Dippy ticket holders can claim 50% off day passes to Coventry Transport Museum – home to the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles, including the World Land Speed Record car, ThurstSSC, and our very own Barbie Jaguar XJS car.

Fancy finishing off the day at a waterpark?

The Wave has something for the thrill, spill, and chill seekers! Choose from more than 5 rides and features; there’s something for all ages to enjoy.

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Coventry Cathedral

SUPER6 Coventry - Coventry Cathedral

1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB

Visit Coventry Cathedral, the UK’s favourite 20th Century building, where splendid medieval history meets modern architecture to stunning and poignant effect. Discover more than 1,000 years of history across the Coventry Cathedral campus. Explore the early medieval craftsmanship; see the Ruins destroyed in the Coventry Blitz during WW2 – now recognised as an international symbol of hope; and step inside the New Cathedral, featuring works by some of the greatest artists of the 1950s and 60s.

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Heaphys of Warwick

SUPER6 Coventry - Heaphys

Westgate House, 1 Market St, Warwick CV34 4DH

At Heaphys, we’re proud to be your local independent menswear shop.  We provide quality casual wear, beautiful wedding suits, accessories, and probably the best tailored suits outside of London, with our professional staff here to help.

We can advise you on the best fit for made-to-measure or ready-to-wear clothing, or even make alterations to your own clothing. Our dedicated staff will be delighted to help you find just what you are looking for, no matter what the occasion, your style, or age.

Quality clothing and accessories, coupled with the best service, is what we pride ourselves on.

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