The Jigsaw of History Tour

About the Activity

This tour zig-zags through the city centre away from the cathedrals, and takes participants on a walk through a city which has kept making history by inventing the future. It’s a history that fits together like a jigsaw, come and explore it with us. Highlights include: The industrial booms which saw Coventry as the centre of weaving, watch making, bikes and cars. The most complete part of the City Wall, and learn where the Civil War really started. The Royal Palace in the city centre where the King and Queen stayed when Coventry was the capital of England. The story of the inventors who brought us the bicycle and the jet engine. Different theories as to where the phrase “Sent to Coventry” came from. Explanations and information about of dozens of artworks around the city centre. Details of the rich cultural history of Coventry. Stories of the Phoenix City, the 'City of Tomorrow', risen from the ashes of the Blitz.

Availability and Prices

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

Travel Date


Inclusions & Exclusions

What is included:

  • A guided historical walk with a local guide.
  • Travel Itinerary

  • Total Duraration: 2.8 hours
  • Locations in the itinerary


    Starting Location

    Ending Location

    Ticket Redemption

    No redemption point. This is a direct entry ticket

    Pickup Information

    Customers must make their own way to and meet at the start point

    Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • The walk is just over two miles and should take two hours and forty-five minutes. It is mostly flat with some inclines and ramps and one small area of cobbles.
  • Language and Guide Availability

    Tour guide available in:

  • English
  • Ticket Policy

  • Mobile or paper ticket accepted
  • One ticket per booking.
  • Cancellation & Refunds

    Cancellable up to 24 hours before the travel date (local supplier time) for a full refund. A 100% cancellation penalty applies for cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the start time.

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Cancel at least 1 day before activity starts in Europe/London time.
  • 100% refund if cancelled on time.
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    Operated by Sky Blue City Walks

    Created on 2022-06-23

    Last updated on 2024-04-28

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