One of the major attractions for people visiting Nuneaton is undoubtedly the beautiful Elizabethan house known as Arbury Hall. Built in the 12th century on the site of Augustinian Priory now has been a home for the Newdigate family for more than 400 years. In the 18th century, it was transformed into a Gothic Revival architecture. The house has a delicate collection of antique furniture, pictures, glass and china and many rooms are open for public display. It is surrounded by landscaped gardens and wooden walks and lakes. It is an ideal location for private and corporate parties with the availability of guest rooms.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery are funded by donations and hence has free entry. It is located right adjacent to the Nuneaton town’s centre. The museum and art gallery offers rich exhibitions, events and activities for a diverse range of visitors. There are permanent exhibitions too, such as Local History, local writer George Elliot and Fine Art. The place also provides activities for children.
Covering 137 acres of woodland the Hartshill Hayes Country Park is located on an open hilltop. It provides the visitors with splendid views across Anker Valley. The serenity of this place makes it a major attraction for the families as it has activities for kids including hiking, adventure playground, geocaching and the Rich Woodland Walk audio trail. The visitor centre also provides with facilities and information regarding the area. Several seasonal activities are also being offered here such as hedgerow harvest walks and woodland festivals to the cool Moth Night and Moth Breakfast sessions.
The Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre was built in 1735. It was a free school founded by Lady Elizabeth Newdigate, in 1766 the building was extended further by Sir Roger Newdigate. The building or the Center is enriched with local history with numerous exhibitions that run all the year for the visitors of all types. The accessibility of the building is such that it can be visited people in a wheelchair and also people with disabilities.