Charterhouse Heritage ParkParks & Walks
- All the family
- Under 5s
- School age
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
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.
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.
Please note Purnell's Café is now closed until 28th March 2024.
Purnell's café bar, situated in the newly refurbished refectory attached to the former Prior’s House, is going to be run by the West Midlands’ very own Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell. You can book a table here but the café is also open for walk-ins. Purnell's has a field-to-fork ethos of making the most of the amazing produce being grown in the on-site garden.
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