Riversley Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
227 Coton Rd, Nuneaton CV11 5TU, UK
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About Riversley Park
Riversley Park is an urban park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, which covers an area of 13 acres and is located immediately to the south of the town centre, with the River Anker flowing through it. It has a series of tree-lined walks, a bandstand, tennis courts, blowing greens and pitches, with two bridges crossing the river.
Attractions Near Riversley Park
The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. There is a gallery dedicated to the writer George Eliot, together with two others focusing on local history and fine art. There is a small display of objects which belonged to the comedian Larry Grayson.
Arbury Hall, a country house which was built during the Post Medieval period. It is situated on the site of Arbury Priory, 700m south west of Dennis Farm. The hall is set in 300 acres of parkland. The 19th-century author George Eliot was born on one of the estate farms in 1819, the daughter of the estate's land agent. She immortalised Arbury Hall as "Cheverel Manor" in Scenes of Clerical Life, where it is the setting for "Mr Gilfil's Love Story".
The Bedworth Civic Hall is a multi-purpose entertainment venue in the town centre of Bedworth, Warwickshire, England. The centrepiece of the venue is a 763 seat hall, other facilities include a gallery, meeting rooms, a bistro, a coffee bar and a small hall. It is owned and managed by Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council.
The country park, covering 137 acres of woodland and open hilltop has magnificent views across the Anker Valley. Renowned for glorious displays of bluebells in the Springtime, the park can take your breath away all year round with its hillside location offering spectacular panoramic views over four counties on a clear day.
Astley Castle is a ruinous moated fortified 16th century manor house in North Warwickshire. It has been listed as a Grade II* listed building since 1952 and as a Scheduled Ancient Monument since 1994. The building reopened as a holiday let in 2012 after extensive and novel renovations that combine modern elements within the renaissance remains. In 2013, Astley Castle won the Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize for architecture, as an "exceptional example" of the blending of an
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre is a colourful multi award winning interactive exhibition telling the story of the Battle of Bosworth, its place in the Wars of the Roses and the transition to the Tudor age, as well as the re-discovery of the battlefield through archaeological investigations. Visitors don’t just walk through the Heritage Centre’s exhibition – they also embark on an incredible journey through medieval England via films, images and activities in eight hands-on galleries.
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Discover More Attractions in Warwickshire, Where Riversley Park 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.