Enjoy the arts at the University of Warwick

Lying on the outskirts of Coventry, Warwick University - which consistently ranks in the top 10 of all the major league tables in the UK - is a short bus or car ride from the city’s top attractions, as well as the Nearby towns of Leamington Spa and Warwick.

The main campus is home to the biggest arts complex in the UK outside London. Warwick Arts Centre stages everything from classical music and dance to stand-up comedy and films.

Get active in the War Memorial Park

A short drive from the campus is this wonderful green open space built to commemorate World War One. If you want to burn off a few calories, it’s a scenic place for a jog or brisk walk, and there’s an outdoor gym where you can test yourself on nine pieces of fitness equipment dotted around the park, including an abs bench and horizontal ladder.

You’ll also find floodlit tennis courts, pitch and putt, a skate park and play area all within the park.

Explore the dungeons at Warwick Castle

If you’re looking for things to do in the wider area, one of the best attractions is Warwick Castle. Immerse yourself in myth, magic and adventure as you explore the historic towers and ramparts, brave the castle dungeons and try to find your way out of the Horrible Histories Maze.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near the University of Warwick? Travelodge Coventry Binley Hotel is a 15-minute drive from the main campus. Slightly further afield is Travelodge The Regent Hotel Leamington Spa, situated in the pretty spa town.