Draycote Water - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Draycote Water, Rugby CV23, UK
Contents in This Page
About Draycote Water
Draycote Water is a 240-hectare reservoir and country park near the village of Dunchurch, 3.75 miles south of Rugby in Warwickshire, England, owned and operated by Severn Trent Water. It draws its water from the River Leam, and supplies drinking water to Rugby and Coventry. It is named after the nearby hamlet of Draycote.
Attractions Near Draycote Water
The Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is a combined art gallery and museum in central Rugby, Warwickshire, in England. The purpose-built building housing it is shared with Rugby library; it was opened in 2000 and was built in the place of Rugby's previous library. The art gallery holds "The Rugby Collection", over 170 items of 20th century and contemporary British art, including prints, drawings and paintings by artists such as L. S. Lowry, Stanley Spencer, Paula Rego and Graham Sutherland.
Caldecott Park is an urban park located in the centre of Rugby, England. This popular park in the centre of The Rugby Town features a number of colourful flower beds and has been featured often in the Britain in Bloom competition. It is well known for its award-winning floral displays.
Ryton Pools Country Park is a country park one mile south west of the village of Ryton on Dunsmore in Warwickshire, England. The park occupies an area of about 100 acres and contains four pools, the largest of which covers approximately 10 acres . Professional park rangers are employed to look after the varied flora and fauna of the park as well as the general maintenance of pathways and buildings.
Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve is a 200-acre nature reserve which features a wide variety of large pools, bird hides, woodland walks and wildflower meadows. and it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the banks of the River Avon. The site is particularly important for birdlife, with a wide range of breeding and wintering birds—237 different species had been recorded up to the end of 2018. The reserve also supports a variety of mammals and insects, over 500 species of plant, and more than 5
Coombe Country Park is a country park located in Warwickshire, England. The park is only 4.5 miles east of Coventry city centre and is managed by Coventry City Council. The park has been developed from the grounds of an old Cistercian abbey, the buildings of which have now been converted into the Coombe Abbey hotel. The park now contains 500 acres of woodlands, formal gardens, arboretum, open grasslands and lake.
Drayton Reservoir is a reservoir in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England. This Reservoir is a feeder reservoir for the Grand Union Canal. When water is required for the canal the water level at Drayton can drop by 30 cm or more in a day. Drayton Reservoir was controlled by British Waterways until their responsibilities for waterways in England and Wales were transferred to the Canal & River Trust and is home to Rugby Sailing Club.
Where is Draycote Water
Discover More Attractions in Warwickshire, Where Draycote Water Is Located
Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.