News and views


Our team of enthusiasts think that Coventry and Warwickshire is a fantastic place to visit – read our range of blogs, reviews and articles to find out why.


Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World [News]

Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017

Making the perilous journey through the crashing waves of the North Sea, the bloody and brutal Viking invasions of Britain are legendary – but what did they do while they were here?

Saturday at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Saturday at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Published: Sunday, 09 July 2017

It’s day two of Godiva Festival, taking place on Saturday 8 July 2017, the heart of the weekend, which is often the busiest day for the event.

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Friday Night at Godiva Festival 2017 [Review]

Published: Saturday, 08 July 2017

For some people summer means ice-cream and sunshine, but for others, including us here at Visit Coventry and Warwickshire, it means only one thing: The Godiva Festival.

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Pastel parakeets and vintage china: a Vintea’s Tearoom review

Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017

After its incredible success, a visit to Vintea's Tearoom was on the top of my list...

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

A day of banana bread and blankets: a Coffee Architect's review

Published: Saturday, 18 February 2017

One of those wonderfully rare places where the food is as pretty as it is substantial.

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Calling all Lego enthusiasts… Brick Wonders has landed at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum [Review]

Published: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Another spectacular triumph to take place at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. This exhibition has now ended. 

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

A slice of the homemade 1940s: a Rising Café review

Published: Thursday, 05 January 2017

Found in the gorgeous Old Cathedral Quarter of Coventry, it is a place which is definitely fitting of its location.

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Food for the soul: a Pod Café review

Published: Friday, 30 December 2016

A firm favourite and one of the only vegan cafés in the area.

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Coventry’s City Centre Trail [News]

Published: Thursday, 08 September 2016

Be inspired by these must-see cultural attractions whilst you explore Coventry city centre, from Cathedral's to museums, gardens to undercrofts.