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Old and new

Lots of well preserved ancient buildings but thankfully many still in daily use. Several as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
geoff r
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Worth a look

Not really a lot to it to be honest but what there is is worth a look. The Old Windmill is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Spon Street, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the buildings in the town end of Spon Street were saved from the post war redevelopment of various parts of the inner city and stored in peices before being moved to Spon Street and re erected. One of the buildings which is still...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was keen to see this famous street in Coventry and had not been put off by other reviews. So I was not surprised that the beautiful 13th -14th Century buildings are tenanted by kebab houses, hairdressers and solicitors amongst others. Surely this could be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of well preserved ancient buildings but thankfully many still in daily use. Several as eateries and shops. Well worth a long, slow stroll and a meal.

Thank geoff r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my daughter here while on a trip to the city to show her where I lived in my youth. Spin street should be a jewel in the crown of Coventry but instead we found a dirty, uncared for, mainly closed street that seemed...More

Thank kathy s
Reviewed 2 October 2018

considering the style of the rest of the city, this street is very historical. but don't set your expectations too high, it's just a few houses

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We found this street by accident, but what a find lovely to see a piece of history so well preserved.If you are visiting Coventry this is a must place to see.

Thank Vacationer797396
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

If you want a good place to visit soon St is always good even better at the wk end lots of shops & old style pubs that have a great atmosphere, nice people a really cool Street

Thank David G
Reviewed 19 August 2018

It was a total disappointment. The buildings, yes, are amazing, but you are better off staying around the area of Coventry Cathedral, St Mary's Guildhall and Holy Trinity Church. There are medieval buildings there as well. Its a dodgy area and the shops are really...More

Thank donna4d
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Not really a lot to it to be honest but what there is is worth a look. The Old Windmill is especially worth a visit as its very old. Bars and restaurants a plenty. Pretty hanging baskets.

Thank Brenda_Trevor
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Wow what an amazing place, its beautiful and its amazing that it survived the war, i cant believe how amazing Coventry actually is. weve visited a lot of places in the UK for our holidays and Coventry is definately in the top 3.

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