Coventry’s Medieval Treasures self-guided tour © Coventry University
Our brand new self-guided multimedia tour has now launched!
- presents ‘then’ and ‘now’ images to reveal the medieval streets and buildings as depicted by artists and engravers
- gives a glimpse of what Coventry was like during the Middle Ages.
- introduces the people associated with the city – from townsfolk and merchants to nobility and royalty, and everyone in between!
- unearths some of the medieval artefacts recently discovered by archaeologists
- tells the story of how Coventry became an important royal residence for King Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou in the 1450s
- reveals exquisite documents that provide a fascinating insight into the social, working, religious and administrative life of the city’s inhabitants
- encourages you to deepen and enrich your knowledge of medieval Coventry by spending time in the places seen or mentioned on the tour.
Accessing the tour:
- Download the tour on to a smartphone or tablet: tours.medievalcoventry.co.uk
It will run offline without the need for Internet access.
- Find your way to the Metropolis Restaurant on Earl Street to begin.
- Use the online maps, following the route and pausing at the Stopping Points.
The tour can also be used remotely on a computer PC.