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Hidden historic building - Carthusian Priory 1381

I live in Coventry and only discovered this hidden historic building on a special open day ( it is... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Henny M M
Hidden gem

Off the beaten track by about 1 mile and a half. Outside the city centre and you would have... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Coventry, United Kingdom
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20 Sep 2017
“Hidden historic building - Carthusian Priory 1381”
6 May 2017
“Hidden gem”
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The Charterhouse | London Road, Coventry CV1 2JB, England
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

I live in Coventry and only discovered this hidden historic building on a special open day ( it is still closed at the moment) The guided tour with Mark was excellent, we learned a lot about the history of the building. The walled gardens and...More

Thank Henny M M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track by about 1 mile and a half. Outside the city centre and you would have to.really know the city to.know how to get here. Not well.advertised within the city. centre Lovely old place once your there.

Thank AnnieT1958
Reviewed 4 April 2017

came here many years ago....many many years. i think i attended the building for a course or seminar. it's changed a lot since then. there has been a lot of work done. it's nice. not a must see attraction but for the Coventry people, it's...More

Thank rayraysworld
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Recently taken over by a trust after many years of neglect .Some restoration has already been done and much more is planned when a Heritage grant is received.The medieval wall paintings are unique and well worth a visit .Only open on a few public viewing...More

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a shame more people don't know about this gem. The interior is beautiful and shows the status Coventry once had. Such a knowledgeable guide

Thank Fishytrousers
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

For years I have utilised the Charterhouse fields in a number of ways. When living nearby I would always have the Charterhouse fields as part of my runs. When coming from the back I really enjoyed the path that takes you through the old wall....More

Thank dubvine
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The old priory is in good condition unlike the city's Greyfriars monastery which exists only in a park name now. Hidden almost under the ring road at the top of Gulson Road worth taking time out to visit

1  Thank Antiques555
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have been to the Charterhouse on several times. It is interesting place for all any age. There is easy parking and land surrounding the building on a Sunny day it is lovely

1  Thank Herbert532
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This wonderful historical building is undergoing restoration so it is good to see the progress being made .Well done to everyone who has been involved .

1  Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I visited Charterhouse Priory for the 2nd time last Sunday and was even more bowled over by the preservation work being carried out and by our guide, James a Resident Guardian who was so informative and enthusiastic in his delivery it made my friends introduction...More

1  Thank 646jenny
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22 December 2015|
Response from 646jenny | Reviewed this property |
It is not open on a regular basis but please check on line via the charterhousepriory Best wishes jenny