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Charterhouse Heritage Park

Parks & Walks

Charterhouse Heritage Park has a small play area and green spaces on the doorstep of the historic Charterhouse.

Charterhouse Heritage Park | Play Areas in Coventry

Children's Play Area at Charterhouse Heritage Park

  • Swings  - baby swing, child swing and nest swing
  • Trim trail
  • Balance Beam
  • Climbing net
  • Climbing frame
  • Fort with slide
  • New 'blossom play area' - space to run and climb amongst the blossom trees

Green Spaces

Charterhouse Heritage Park has a number of green spaces which are perfect for taking a walk, kicking a ball around or throwing a frisbee. Be mindful that the River Sherbourne is close by as well as a pond in one of the fields - children will need to be closely supervised. 

See if you can spot any wildlife - the park is home to all kinds of wildlife! The river is populated by moorhens, mallards, little egrets, heron, grey wagtails, kingfishers, dragonflies and damselflies. Roaming the landscape are muntjac deer, foxes, badgers, hedgehogs and rabbits. In the air, there are at least three different kinds of bat, as well as swifts, pheasants, buzzards, sparrowhawks, kestrels, pied and grey wagtails, woodpeckers, and many butterfly species.


There is a large car park next to the play area. This car park is free to use for visitors to Charterhouse when the house is open. Other car park users must pay for parking Monday to Sunday between 8am and 9pm. All car park fees support Historic Coventry Trust to care for Coventry’s heritage now and in the future. Find parking charges here.

How to Get There

  • Car: Charterhouse Heritage Park is accessed off London Road (A4114), Coventry. 
  • Satnav: CV1 2JR
  • Train: The park is approximately one mile from Coventry Rail Station.
  • On foot: Access the park from London Road or through the entrance between 229 and 232 Humber Avenue.

Charterhouse Heritage Project

Please note Charterhouse is now closed until 28th March 2024.

Walk over the bridge from the play area and you'll find the Charterhouse. This Grade I listed 14th Century building has served a variety of purposes in its history. Historic Coventry Trust have spent more than a decade renovating and fundraising and Charterhouse is now open to the public! You will need to buy a ticket to visit Charterhouse. Click here for more info on the Charterhouse Heritage Project.

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