St. Marys Guildhall
St. Marys Guildhall
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Immerse yourself in the Coventry's historical seat of power and debate. 

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A perfect day out for the whole family

Discover what made Coventry what it is today with a memorable visit to one of the finest Guildhalls in Britain. A stunning attraction in Coventry, the Guildhall has been a hall fit for a king, a medieval power house, a destination for banquets and blockades, and a tale of miraculous survival.
For more information on the Guildhall or general enquiries about your visit, please contact us:
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Opening times

Opening times coming soon, please contact us for more information.

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Ticket prices

For ticket prices and types, please send all enquiries to smgh@noordinaryhospitality.com

or call 02476 430545.

 

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A family visit to the Guildhall

Coming soon to St Mary’s Guildhall…Enrich your learning and discover the medieval tales and royal history with the whole family. Perfect for a day out, explore the digital tours, interactive history and uncover the story behind Coventry’s medieval tapestry.

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Guildhall for groups

Coming soon to St Mary’s Guildhall… Explore a community engagement programme that will help as many people as possible engage with the heritage of St Mary’s Guildhall through learning and participation. 

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St. Mary's Guildhall,

Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN

 

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Accessibility

For everyone to enjoy St Mary’s Guildhall, we have a lift to the first floor, as well as ramps and stairlifts. There is a new spiral staircase to the 2nd floor and separate spiral stairs to descend. Where there is no lift, access will be provided on a tablet with a 360 panoramic view of the rooms.

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Travel advice & FAQs

For our CV Go Card holders, you can only get tickets if you walk up to us. If you’d like to book in advance, just visit us in person or walk up on the day and gain access.

Tickets will not be held on a first come, first served basis.

If you’re planning a trip to St Mary’s Guildhall by car, you can park in the city centre at a variety of available car parks. The closest ones are; Salt Lane Multi-Storey, or Grove Street surface car park. For further details please visit Parking - Coventry City Council.

Whether you’re travelling by bus, coach, or train, St Mary’s Guildhall is centrally located in Coventry city centre so is nearby to public transport.

The following buses; 11, 55, U12, X1, and X18, all have stops nearby. If arriving by train, Coventry Station is just a short 13 minute walk to the Guildhall. There is various parking in the city around the Cathedral or the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum for people arriving by coach. For disabled guests, there is a drop off location along Priory Road where coaches can park.

Located in the heart of Coventry’s Cathedral Quarter, St Mary’s Guildhall is in a prime location so is ideal for arriving on foot for those who are either living or have accommodation within the centre.

As well as the Guildhall, there are many attractions in Coventry. This includes the historic Coventry Cathedral and Holy Trinity Church. For cultural visits, watch a show at the Belgrade Theatre or wander to Drapers Hall, for an intimate music venue. Explore The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and Coventry Transport Museum to tell the story of Coventry through a selection of exhibitions. If you’re looking for something to entertain the whole family, take the children to The Wave, Coventry’s award-winning indoor waterpark. 

If you’re looking to explore the hidden gems of Coventry, go the extra distance to enjoy a trip out to the eclectic FarGo Village, showcasing a range of independent businesses from craft beers, arts, and vintage stalls. Take a stroll down to the Canal Basin or wander around the medieval Spon Street, home to a row of Tudor properties dating back as early as the 12th century. To discover the musical history of the city, a visit to The Coventry Music Museum is a must. Whatever you choose to visit in Coventry, enjoy everything the City of Culture has to offer.

Being centrally located, there is some lovely accommodation in the surrounding area. For quaint cottages and refurbished medieval buildings, Historic Coventry Stays offer spectacular stays in the heart of Coventry just a stone’s throw from the Guildhall, meaning guests can walk back after an event. Alternatively, guests can book a stay at Coombe Abbey Hotel, located 20 minutes away.

For everyone to enjoy St Mary’s Guildhall, we have a lift to the first floor, as well as ramps and stairlifts. There is a new spiral staircase to the 2nd floor and separate spiral stairs to descend. Where there is no lift, access will be provided on a tablet with a 360 panoramic view of the rooms.

For COVID-19 guidance & advice, please visit gov.uk. We are following all government recommendations and will revise rules in line with announcements.  We cannot enforce social distancing but we ask that you are conscientious.

Yes, we have toilet and baby changing facilities on the ground floor located opposite the Cloisters.

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