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11 Fun Things To Do in Coventry for Adults

We’ve found the best things for you to do in Coventry with your friends - from piloting a jumbo jet at Coventry Airport to stepping back in time on a guided walk of the city, or enjoying a night of cocktails and crazy golf at Teezers. 

Bouldering at The Ballroom Climbing Wall

If you’ve never been climbing before, or you’re just getting started, the Introduction to Bouldering session at The Ballroom will be perfect for you. 

© Ballroom Climbing

Sign up with your friends (age 16+), and you’ll get an hour of instructor-led bouldering, including an introduction to the centre and equipment hire. Also, after the instruction, you can stay and climb for as long as you like.

© Ballroom Climbing

Alternatively, if you’re an experienced climber, you can buy a day pass and climb all around the centre for as long as you like.


Pilot a Passenger Jet at Flight Simulators Midlands

Take a trip to Coventry Airport to pilot a passenger jet! Ok, not a real jet but the next best thing - a high-tech simulator with motion. 

© Flight Simulators Midlands

You’ll be guided through the flight by highly trained instructors, with a full briefing beforehand. The simulators are so good that professional pilots take their training with FSM.

There are lots of simulators to choose from - three different types of passenger jet, and two world war II fighters, so there’s something for every type of budding pilot.

© Flight Simulators Midlands

If you book with a friend, you can even have a WWII dog-fight!


Get to know Coventry with Sky Blue City Walks

If you want to see the best bits of Coventry, Joe from Sky Blue City Walks will guide you around the most historic and fascinating places in the city. 

© Sky Blue City Walks

Joe has two tours for you to choose from - one which is centred on the Cathedral Quarter and one which zig-zags across the whole city giving you a full historical tour telling all the best stories of Coventry’s history -

© Sky Blue City Walks

from the time when Coventry was the capital of England, to the rebirth of the city from the ashes of the Blitz.


The Wave

The Wave is an exciting indoor water park perfect for thrill seekers, with high speed rides, rapids and an exhilarating wave pool. 

© The Wave

Situated right in the centre of Coventry, The Wave is an ideal place to get wet and have fun with your friends. Who will dare to ride The Torrent, where the floor drops away and you are plunged vertically to ground level? 

Don’t forget The Crestar and The Cascade which are enclosed slides with special lighting effects, or The Rapids - a big dipper in the water!

© The Wave

If all of that is too much for you, you can always relax in The Lazy River!

The Wave is open every day in School holidays, and at weekends in term time.


Dhillon's Brewery Tour

Dhillon’s Brewery has been making delicious Real Ale in the heart of Coventry since 2015.

© Dhillons Brewery

They make craft beer with wacky names like Bright Eyes, The Amber Gambler and The Red Rebel, and if you go on their brewery tour you’ll find they have a fun quirky attitude!

The tour is a bargain at only £15 per person - you get to meet the head brewer, Pedro, you learn about the history of the brewery, and you see the full brewing process.

© Dhillons Brewery

Of course, you also get to sample your choice of three of the range of Dhillon’s Ales.

Did you know that they even do personalised beer? You can design your own bottle label for your special event!


LaserQuest Coventry

Take your friends along to LaserQuest Coventry for the ultimate adrenaline-filled adventure. 

© LaserQuest Coventry

Wearing futuristic laser backpacks you’ll use lasers to hunt down your opponents. The arena has catwalks, swirling fog, music and lights - all of which create a great exciting atmosphere.

You gain points every time you zap an opponent, but of course, your team loses points every time you are zapped by them!

There are team games and solo games so you can choose your game format (usually in 20 minute sessions). 

© LaserQuest Coventry

The points for each player are displayed on screens at the end of the session and of course, each player gets their own scorecard.


Coventry Transport Museum

Take a fascinating journey through both the history and future of transport at the Coventry Transport Museum. 

Coventry Transport Museum © Garry Jones Photography

There are 14 galleries full of the most interesting ways of travelling, both past and present - all manner of cars, commercial vehicles, bikes and motorbikes.

However, Coventry Transport Museum isn’t just for transport geeks!

Coventry Transport Museum © Garry Jones Photography

There’s loads to see that will appeal to speed freaks (the fastest cars in the world for example), history buffs (just when was the first bicycle invented?) and even story tellers and escapists (what will transport look like in the future?).


Planet Ice Coventry

Planet Ice in Coventry is a great place to sample winter sports of all kinds - figure skating, ice dance, ice hockey (matches and training) and even speed skating!

© Manfred Richter via Pixabay

If you’re new to ice sports, you can take weekly lessons in figure skating or ice hockey, and there are also performance on ice lessons for when you’ve perfected your skills!

The resident ice hockey team is called Coventry Blaze and you can go along and support them at their regular games in the Elite Ice Hockey League.

© Manfred Richter via Pixabay

Of course, you can just turn up with your friends and do your own thing on the ice rink - they have loads of public skating sessions on most days (except Tuesday).


Eat, drink and shop local and independent at FarGo Village

FarGo Village is an exciting, eclectic, artistic shopping village where you can eat, drink and shop at over 40 great local independent Coventry businesses. 

Fargo Village © Hazel Nicholson via Flickr

There’s all sorts of shops  - from Wear Milo’s Children’s Clothing to the Twisted Barrel Brewery, Just Dropped in Records and the Escape Live escape game.

There are lots of places to eat and drink too - including the Sugar and Spice artisanal tea room, the Gourmet Food Kitchen,

Fargo Village © Margaret Low via Flickr

Live it To Esmie West Indian Cuisine, the Twisted Brewery Tap House and the BIB Noodle Bar.


Teezers Golf and Cocktails

Teezers Golf club is an amazing retro-themed indoor 18-hole mini golf course for adults. 

© Teezers

Each of the holes has a crazy retro theme, many being your favourite old films such “Jaws”, “Cool Runnings” or “The Italian Job”.

If you’re hungry whilst at Teezers, you can sample the street food available from the Indoor Street Food Waggon - which has all the favourites such as Burgers, Southern-fried chicken, Hot Dogs and Waffles.

You’ll also want to try the special Teezers cocktails from the Clubhouse Cocktail Bar, with great retro-themed cocktails such as the Bohemian Raspberry, Raiders of the Lost Cherry or the Petshop Pornstar!

© Teezers

Teezers is open until 2am every night, and it only costs £10 per person for a round of 18 holes of golf.


Escape Live Coventry

At Escape Live Coventry you can choose from three exciting escape rooms: Casino Heist, Prison Break and Armageddon.

© Escape Live Coventry

In Casino Heist, you break into a high-class casino, steal the money and try to escape before you’re found out. 

In Prison Break you’re locked in a prison cell and given an escape plan, with one hour before the guards are back!

Armageddon gives you the chance to save the world from disaster - a huge asteroid is heading towards the Earth and only you can save us!

© Escape Live Coventry

You and up to 19 of your friends can work together to solve the puzzles that are available in the immersive environments at Escape Live Coventry.

Escape Live Coventry is located in the vibrant Fargo Village, where you’ll find lots of places to eat and drink.


We hope one of these great activities we've found takes your fancy, and you’re inspired to go out and have a great time in Coventry with your friends.

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