Nuneaton is the largest of the town’s that are located in the Borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth within the English county of Warwickshire.
The town is best known for its attractive features and associations with the 19th century author George Eliot, who born on a farm just outside of the town centre on the Arbury Estate in 1819 and lived in the town for much of her life. Nuneaton is also the host and home to the largest carnival in Warwickshire, which takes place annually every June. Amongst the town’s many amenities is The Pingles Leisure Centre that features both indoor and outdoor swimming areas, a dance studio and a gym.
The Pingles also has an associated athletics stadium, the Pingles Stadium, which has a 250 seated stand, a running track, and athletics facilities, as well as a football pitch which is used by Nuneaton Griff for their home matches.
Arbury Hall, Arbury, Nuneaton CV10 7PT (024) 7638 2804
Set in over 100 acres of parkland, Arbury Hall is an Elizabethan mansion that has been altered since its humble beginnings as an Augustinian Priory.
With some beautifully landscaped 18th Century gardens and fine collections of porcelain, portraits and furniture; the hall also has a literary past: George Eliot, the novelist, was born here.