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Amazing piece of history

I've visited the charterhouse priory each year for heritage weekend and have to recommend a trip... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Laura B
Historic gem

Had the opportunity to visit the Charterhouse Priory over heritage weekend. The tour was really... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Julie B
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12 Nov 2018
“Amazing piece of history”
10 Sep 2018
“Historic gem”
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The Charterhouse | London Road, Coventry CV1 2JB, England
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

I've visited the charterhouse priory each year for heritage weekend and have to recommend a trip. The building has an incredible history and tour guides are always very informative, with the history visible through the years, those currently in charge are doing a wonderful job...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Had the opportunity to visit the Charterhouse Priory over heritage weekend. The tour was really informative, and it was fantastic to see inside the building, and see the paintings and wall decorations. Look forward to seeing how the restoration goes.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I used to go to the school next to Charterhouse but had never been anywhere near it. With the heritage open day it gave us a chance to have a look inside. The guided tour was interesting and like most things of this time it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: January 2017
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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

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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patewoo
30 December 2017|
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Response from SteveS1970 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small tea shop in the priory.
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Arielind
22 December 2015|
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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
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