Binley - a suburb with a proud past
Located to the east of Coventry, Binley is a suburb that grew from a small mining village. Its colliery began producing coal in 1911 and was at its peak of production during the 1950s. With the city of Coventry so close, and Newbury and Andover also under 10 miles away, Binley is an ideal stop-off point.
Coventry - future City of Culture?
Under 15 minutes from Binley, Coventry is currently bidding to become the next City of Culture in 2021. It's certainly an inspiring place, and Coventry Cathedral a must-see, with St Michael's Spire a constant reminder of the Blitz and the country's bulldog spirit. And there are some truly beautiful parks - Allesley Park, Caludon Castle Park and War Memorial Park leave you truly spoilt.
Discover Egyptian secrets at Highclere Castle
Newbury's Highclere Castle is under 5 miles away, making it the perfect place to go exploring. This picturesque Victorian castle lies in 1000 acres of awe-inspiring parkland, and was built on the foundations of a medieval palace. Once lived in by the Earl of Carnarvon, who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922. An intriguing new exhibition in the castle's cellar makes for an atmospheric and informative experience.
Planning a trip to Binley? Travelodge Coventry Binley Hotel is only 2 miles away. Travelodge Rugby Dunchurch Hotel is close by too, with only a 17 minute drive needed.