For a family day out, or a quiet little picnic, visit Coombe Country Park. It offers 500 acres of beautiful gardens, woodland, lakeside walks, and bird watching. The diverse "Capability" Brown designed landscape makes it ideal for everyone, from families to wildlife enthusiasts and those just looking for a quiet stroll in the woodland.
Coombe has won many awards for its quality and excellence in management, conservation, visitor experience and education including SSSI status for 40 years, Green Flag (parks and green spaces excellence award), VisitEngland's Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme and Natural England's Country Park accreditation and the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2016, for consistently high ratings in our customer reviews.
Coventry parks are suspending the use of barbecues due to the current high risk of fire, and the amount of fires, particularly at Coombe Abbey Country Park.
The request follows general safety advice about the use of barbecues at home and in other green spaces.
A Coventry parks spokesperson, said: “We have had a number of fires caused by the use of barbecues – particularly at Coombe Country Park.
"We are suspending their use until further notice in Council parks, and hope that local people will co-operate and ensure that everyone can enjoy the amenities at their local parks safely.”
For fire safety advice, visit the West Midlands Fire Service website.