An ancient coaching town, Coleshill retains its original character in a steep main street with many interesting and exclusive shops and features. The historic coaching inns are now joined by excellent restaurants like Rajrani, coffee shops and hotels being ideal staging posts as you wander around the town. Did you know that Typhoo Tea and Brylcreem were invented here?
Stroll to the Market Square to see the Pillory and Whipping Post outside the old market hall once used to punish drunks, and bakers who sold underweight loaves. The church of St Peter and St Paul has a 52 metre high steeple, one of the finest in Warwickshire, dating from the 13th century. Inside there is a 12th century font of Norman origin, which is one of the finest examples in the country. There are also medieval table tombs with effigies of Knights, including John de Clinton.
Walk up towards Packington Lane to see one of only 14 post boxes in the country with the Royal Seal of Edward VIII. And during the summer, what could be more English than watching cricket in the Memorial Park.
Coleshill is a thriving community that prides itself on providing a large selection of events to attract people to the town. See LoveColeshill to find out the latest.
Things To Do
*parking charges apply at certain locations There’s no such thing as a free lunch they say, but who needs lunch anyway when Northern Warwickshire has so much on offer for free? 1 Fancy the long route from Coventry to Birmingham? Get away from the cities while walking...read more
Warwickshire is proud to have hosted a stage in the Ovo Women’s Cycle Tour for 3 years in a row – we certainly have some fine cycling country whatever your level of cycling proficiency. If you like to potter around away from traffic our country parks are ideal. Try...read more
Henry Tudor’s restover before the Battle of Bosworth, an important Roman fort town & Boudica’s last stand, the Elizabethan centre of literary activity, the Sir Robert Peel Museum and George Eliot’s inspiration are just some of the historical places of importance that you visit in North Warwickshire.read more
Burn off some energy at our country parks or stroll along the peaceful Coventry or Fazeley canals? Whether you love books, adventure or animals we have some fantastic places for you to visit in North Warwickshire.read more
“Unconventional”, “unorthodox”, descriptions of one of the leading nineteenth century authors Mary Ann Evans, known as George Eliot and born in Nuneaton; drawing on her early life here in rural Warwickshire her themes and characters are just as relevant today as then....read more
Road racers or easy trails? Tee off at the Belfry? Wakeboarding, waterskiing or open water swimming? Or a take a stroll that’ll give you insights into fascinating local history. North Warwickshire can cater for all tastes.read more
Let’s face it, England is famous for rainy days so we have it covered. 1 Have fun inside at the swimming pools in – Atherstone Leisure Complex, Pingles Nuneaton or Lea Marston hotel 2 Nuneaton’s Art Gallery & Museum showcases fine art, local history and galleries on...read more