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Attractions & Activities Nuneaton

Attractions and Activities in or near Nuneaton, such as Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park and Coventry Cathedral are listed below.

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park

Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre & Country Park, Ambion Lane, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth 5.9 miles away

With the remains of Richard III being discovered under a Leicester car park, the Bosworth Battlefield where he lived his last moments has never seemed more relevant. The visitor centre and country park tells you all you will ever need to know about... more

Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral, 1 Hill Top, Coventry, West Midlands

1 Hill Top, Coventry 8.1 miles away

On a November night in 1940, Coventry Cathderal, along with many other homes, shops and public buildings in the city blazed through the night and became nothing but ruins following the evening’s Luftwaffe raid. The decision was made the very next day... more

Priory Visitor Centre

Priory Visitor Centre, Coventry Arts & Heritage, Coventry, West Midlands

Coventry Arts & Heritage, Priory Row, Coventry 8.1 miles away

The best way to find out about medieval life in Coventry is to visit the Priory Visitor Centre. When excavated the site revealed the remains of Coventry´s first Cathedral and the Priory Undercrofts. Many remains of the medieval buildings have been... more

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, Burton Road (on the A444), Atherstone, Warwickshire

Burton Road (on the A444), Atherstone 9.4 miles away

Twycross Zoo is well known for its 80 acres of parkland and more than 900 animals from 150 species. Whether you want to sing with the howler monkeys, go slow with the Aldabra tortoise or chatter with the blue and yellow macaws, there are enough... more

Tropical Bird Gardens (Leics) Ltd

Tropical Bird Gardens (Leics) Ltd, Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Lindridge Lane, Desford 10.2 miles away

The Tropical Bird Gardens are situated in approx. 5 acres of land. Home to several hundred tropical birds of over 70 species. There are large aviaries with many exotic species such as parakeets, toucans, emus and mynah birds. Many of the birds are... more

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Tamworth 12.1 miles away

Drayton Manor theme park is packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. The park features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around including Apocalypse, the world’s first stand up tower... more

Snibston Discovery Museum

Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire

Ashby Road, Coalville 14.4 miles away

Snibston is a multi-award-winning interactive museum specialising in science and technology, engineering, transport, fashion, history and mining. Based on the former Snibston Colliery, it comprises 7 hands-on galleries, a children’s outside play... more

National Space Centre

National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire

Exploration Drive, Leicester 16.6 miles away

You know this is going to be fun from the minute the car winds into Exploration Drive and you spot the splendid Rocket Tower thrusting skywards. And you’d be right. Wander through the darkness of the stellarium, stare in awe through six galleries of... more

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire

Warwick 17.5 miles away

They know how to put on a good show at Warwick Castle. A series of events throughout the day will have you rushing from the medieval trebuchet firing to the falconry display to the jousting tournament before demanding a sit down and a cup of tea... more

Second City Boats

Second City Boats, Cambrian Wharf, Birmingham, West Midlands

Cambrian Wharf, Kingston Row, Birmingham 19.1 miles away

Second City Boats in Birmingham provides educational public and private tours of the city’s vast network of canals. These scenic and heritage-based tours take in the city centre (a fabulous way to see the city without any effort whatsoever), you can... more

Birmingham SEA LIFE Centre

Birmingham SEA LIFE Centre, Brindley Place, Birmingham, West Midlands

Brindley Place, The Waters Edge, Birmingham 19.1 miles away

The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham transports visitors into the amazing underwater world showcasing the best of everything from the coast of Britain, to the Antarctic and the Caribbean. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from... more

Great Central Railway

Great Central Railway, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Great Central Road, Loughborough 20.3 miles away

The only double track mainline heritage railway in the UK, the Great Central Railway in Leicestershire attracts rail buffs, nostalgia fans and excited children from around the country. Where else can you see vintage full size steam engines passing... more

Cadbury World

Cadbury World, Linden Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

Linden Road, Bournville, Birmingham 20.9 miles away

Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out at Cadbury World. With fourteen amazing zones, there's so much to see and do for the whole family. From learning how your favourite confectionery is made and... more

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station, Meadow Lane, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton upon Trent 22.1 miles away

Enthusiasts of steam and all the connected paraphernalia are in for a treat at this richly informative attraction in Staffordshire. This is thought to be Britain’s most complete Victorian pumping station and is crammed with tools and equipment... more

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney, Compton Verney 24.5 miles away

Compton Verney offers a unique Art Gallery experience. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam Mansion set in 120 acres of ´Capability´ Brown landscaped parkland, it houses art from around the world. Six permanent collections include: paintings from... more

The Shakespeare Houses

The Shakespeare Houses, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon 25.0 miles away

Shakespeare’s Houses, in and around Stratford-Upon-Avon, comprise of his birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Nash’s House and New Place, Mary Arden’s Farm and Hall’s Croft. Discover where young William went a-courting his future wife Anne (the... more

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Swans Nest Lane, Tramway Walk, Stratford-upon-Avon 25.1 miles away

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm really is a very lovely place to while away the time, watching those huge splashes of colour swirl and dance around you as you pick your way through the tropical blossom surrounded by the splish splosh of little... more

Althorp

Althorp, The Stables, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The Stables, Althorp, Northampton 25.7 miles away

Even if Diana Princess of Wales had no connection with Althorp (pronounced Alltrop, don’t you know), it would still be a simply lovely country house to visit in the languid Northamptonshire countryside. The house dates back to the early 1500s and... more

Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines

Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines, A4123 Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands

A4123 Birmingham New Road, Dudley 25.7 miles away

The brilliant thing about Britain and its incredible history is that there’s always something new to discover, no matter how old you are. The Dudley Canal Trust have contributed to this wealth of experiences by opening up the fascinating network of... more

Birmingham & Midland Marine Services

Birmingham & Midland Marine Services, Bridgtown, Cannock, Staffordshire

Bridgtown, Cannock 25.9 miles away

If your group is in need of a skipper to guide you through the area’s various inland waterways, make a call to Birmingham and Midland Marine Services. The company not only provides specialist skippers but also plant and equipment for use in both the... more

Dudley Zoological Gardens

Dudley Zoological Gardens, Castle Hill, Dudley, West Midlands

Castle Hill, Dudley 25.9 miles away

Fancy a really wild day out? Then go and learn all about some of the world’s rarest animals at Dudley Zoological Gardens. Come face-to-face with Sumatran tigers and Asiatic lions; take a walk on the wild side in Lemur Wood and Monkey Tails and watch... more

Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre

Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre, 194 Osmaston Road, Derby, Derbyshire

194 Osmaston Road, Derby 26.9 miles away

People from all over the world collect Royal Crown Derby so it’s not surprising that its visitor centre attracts an international following. Tours of the factory reveal the traditions, history and skills that go into producing the intricately... more

Red House Glass Cone

Red House Glass Cone, High Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands

High Street, Wordsley, Stourbridge 29.4 miles away

Whether you are looking for an unusual gift or fancy treating yourself to something unique, head off to the Red House Glass Cone in Stourbridge, a collective of artists and designers from the area. This is browsing heaven. Meander for hours through... more

Twinlakes Park

Twinlakes Park, Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray 31.8 miles away

Twinlakes Park: There is a massive splash landing at Twinlakes Park this summer with the recent unveiling of the brand spanking new, 22 foot drop, Dragonfall Log Flume!!! The fantastic new attraction turned the taps on for the first time this Easter... more

Galleries of Justice

Galleries of Justice, Shire Hall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Shire Hall, High Pavement, Nottingham 32.4 miles away

It doesn’t get more interactive than at the Galleries of Justice, where you may well be called upon to defend a criminal accused of such dastardly crimes as stealing a length of ribbon from a draper’s shop. The home to the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham... more

Severn Valley Railway

Severn Valley Railway, Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster 34.0 miles away

Give yourself over to the old days of steam and jump on a SVR train. The journey snakes through lush West Midlands countryside taking in a series of pretty little stops. Try Bridgnorth station, close to a once thriving port and now a bustling little... more

Stafford Castle and Visitor Centre

Stafford Castle and Visitor Centre, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire

Newport Road, Stafford 34.2 miles away

Stafford Castle is a Norman Stone motte and bailey fortress. Standing on the motte are the remains of a massive hall-keep built in 1348. After the civil war, the slighted remains were given an extensive 19th century gothic reconstruction. Lower down... more

Denby Visitor Centre

Denby Visitor Centre, Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire

Derby Road, Denby 34.5 miles away

Denby Visitor Centre in an attractive rural location set around a courtyard next to the pottery. Shops include Home Store, factory shop with bargains on seconds, gift shop, garden & cookery emporia and Dartington Crystal. Pottery tours with `paint a... more

Silverstone

Silverstone, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester 36.0 miles away

For more than 60 years Silverstone has carved its mark as one of the leading motorsport venues, creating a powerful heritage around the world. Internationally renowned as the host of world class events, Silverstone is also famed for its exhilarating... more

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire

Spring Grove, Bewdley 36.2 miles away

Who would have thought it? Giraffes and big game wondering like butter wouldn’t melt around the wilds of… the West Midlands? Before I even mention the fantastic animals you can see here, it’s worth flagging up the sheer variety of things to do. The... more

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire

Cosford, Shifnal 36.6 miles away

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the UK with 70 historic aircraft on display in three wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition. A major feature of this unique exhibition is... more

Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort, Alton, Staffordshire

Alton 36.8 miles away

Try the world’s first 14 loop rollercoaster, The Smiler, frighten yourself silly on Europe’s premier inverted rollercoaster The Nemesis, spin faster than the speed of sound on the Sonic Spinball or climb aboard the runaway mine train… We could go on... more

Midland Railway - Butterley

Midland Railway - Butterley, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire

Butterley Station, Ripley 37.2 miles away

Large collection of railway locomotives and rolling stock. Operating standard gauge railway (three and a half miles) and narrow gauge railway (one mile). Farm Park, Country Park, Demonstration Signal Box, Victorian Railwayman´s Church and much more.... more

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Cotswold Falconry Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh 39.0 miles away

There’s something wonderfully medieval about going to watch swooping birds of prey diving and soaring through the air so it’s little wonder Cotswolds Falconry Centre gets busy in the summer months. The Moreton-in-Marsh centre is home to around 130... more

Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire

Crich, Matlock 39.2 miles away

Everyone loves a ride on a tram so take yourself off to Crich Tramway Village , home of the national tramway museum, in the heart of Derbyshire for a nostalgia fest. Visitors ride on vintage trams through a period street and then onto open... more

Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral, Chapter Office, Worcester, Worcestershire

Chapter Office, 8 College Yard, Worcester 39.3 miles away

Worcester Cathedral has been a place of worship for fourteen centuries. It is believed to be England´s loveliest cathedral with an ancient crypt, medieval cloisters and Royal tombs.... more

Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough 41.0 miles away

Grab your earplugs and head to Santa Pod where all manner of car racing will delight petrolheads everywhere. Tucked away in the village of Podington on the Northants and Bedfordshire border, this attraction offers everything from monster trucks to... more

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire

The Railway Station, Toddington 41.7 miles away

For nostalgia fans, railway buffs and, well, anyone who loves whistling through the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, a trip on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway makes a grand day out. The 24-mile round trip from Cheltenham Racecourse to... more

Wedgwood Museum

Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent 42.0 miles away

If you’re a fan of one of the famous ceramic manufacturers in the world, you’re in for a treat here. Along with a stunning collection, there’s an opportunity to take a factory tour and also watch craftsmen and women hard at work in the demonstration... more

Tar Tunnel

Tar Tunnel, Coalport Road, Telford, Shropshire

Coalport Road, Coalport, Telford 42.0 miles away

A feature that presents the first natural source of bitumen that was discovered over 200 years ago. Visitors can don a hard hat to witness this spectacular monument.... more

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent 42.6 miles away

Stoke on Trent has become synonymous with pottery and the Gladstone Pottery Museum tells the tale of this part of England and its artistic pedigree. This is the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country and it has been beautifully... more

Foxfield Light Railway

Foxfield Light Railway, Foxfield, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Foxfield, PO Box 1967, Stoke-on-Trent 42.9 miles away

The Foxfield Railway is a preserved Steam Railway in North Staffordshire. Formerly built to carry coal, it now carries visitors on a five mile round journey through the picturesque Staffordshire Moorland scenery. The railway is home to some 28 Steam,... more

Vintage Adventure Tours

Vintage Adventure Tours, West Bank, Winster, Derbyshire

West Bank, Winster 43.3 miles away

Looking for a unique day in the Peak District?..... There are so many beautiful places and spectacular landscapes to discover in the Peak District. How better than sat high up in a 1929 vintage car, looking over the dry stone walls. With the roof... more

Iron Bridge & Tollhouse

Iron Bridge & Tollhouse, Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire

Ironbridge, Telford 43.5 miles away

One of the ten attractions that make up the Ironbridge Gorge museums, The Iron Bridge and Toll House has been drawing the crowds since 1779 when it was unveiled as the world’s first cast iron bridge. A colossal achievement created by Abraham Darby... more

Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Guiting Power, Cheltenham 43.7 miles away

Cotswold Farm Park offers a total countryside experience for everyone. It was founded in 1971 by Joe Henson in order to help protect some of our rare and valuable historic breeds. Today, with over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals,... more

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, Telford 44.0 miles away

Set aside the whole day – you’ll need it to get around the ten museums that sit in this idyllic Shropshire spot. There are ten sites to visit at the The Ironbridge Gorge Museums, which collectively celebrate the Industrial Revolution and set out to... more

Hoo Farm

Hoo Farm, Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire

Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford 44.4 miles away

Hoo Farm is family run and over 100 years old, set in 32 acres of paddocks and woodland. The farm is home to owls, ostriches, ferrets, lizards, snakes, meerkats and many more, with different activities running throughout the day from Lamb Feeding and... more

Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway, Wansford Station, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough 45.3 miles away

At Nene Valley Railway, you can view a large collection of British and continental locomotives and carriages. These include `Thomas´ the childrens favourite engine and the restored Southern Railway Travelling Post Office carriage, the only surviving... more

Bicester Village

Bicester Village, 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire

50 Pingle Drive, Bicester 45.5 miles away

Shoppers, stand to attention! Prepare for sheer retail nirvana at Bicester Village, a glorious mecca to bargain brand shopping in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. We are talking 130 shops, including the likes of Anya Hindmarch, Ferragamo,... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent 45.8 miles away

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the home of the world´s finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, including the National Minton Collection. Discover the story of Stoke-on-Trent´s people, products and landscapes through imaginative displays... more

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Nearby Towns to Nuneaton with Attraction / Activity listings:  Nuneaton | Hinckley | Atherstone | Sutton Cheney | Market Bosworth | Coventry | Desford | Lutterworth | Tamworth | Kenilworth