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War Memorial Park

War Memorial Park


The War Memorial Park is Coventry's premier park and attracts visitors from all over. Many come to enjoy a casual visit, while others come to take part in some of the many special events. June has the Race for Life and Coventry Fun Run, Coventry's biggest charity run. July sees the Godiva Festival, one of the country's largest free music Festivals, August brings the Caribbean Festival and the Donkey Derby.

Approximately 48.5 hectares in size, the park consists of two distinct areas, the formal garden dominated by stately Copper Beach trees, which were planted in memory of the military servicemen who died during the war. Secondly the large-scale ornamental flower borders, rockeries and water gardens which make the park extremely popular to all visitors.

The sports facilities available include: pitch & putt golf course, 10 hard tennis courts, 12 football pitches, Splash 'n' Play Park (closed for the winter) and play areas. There is also a 1.6 mile circular footpath around the park.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Open all the time


Admission free. Ring park office for sports charges.


Park Pavillion


Kenilworth Road,
West Midlands,


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Map reference: SP 327776  Lat: 52.39544 Long: -1.52085

Situated off the A429 Kenilworth Road. Exit 6 of Coventry Ring Road

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Coventry station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted