Coventry: Academia Old & New

The Canal Basin is just outside the busy ring road, so in pretty sweltering sunshine we climbed the pedestrian bridge and crossed the roaring traffic. After the infamous WWII raids, the centre of Coventry seems to slowly be turning into high rise student accommodation, right next to the old Grammar School and eslewhere, although there were signs of an older town in the middle.

CoventryCoventry: Old Grammar School

Coventry CentreCoventry: Old and New

The cathedral that was bombed was seemingly the second; all that remains of the first is the undercroft billed as Lady Godiva’s Cathedral in a wonderful example of marketing.

Coventry and Original Cathedral UndercroftCoventry and Original Cathedral Undercroft

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