Local area guide

Living in Nuneaton (CV10-13)

Discover the hidden gem of Nuneaton, a town brimming with history and natural beauty. Enjoy its charming town centre, green open spaces, excellent transport links and a welcoming community. Nuneaton offers a wonderful place to call home.

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Why Nuneaton is a good place to live

Living in Nuneaton means enjoying historical charm, good educational options and a sense of community. While crime rates exist in Nuneaton, the town is generally considered safe and local authorities strive to maintain public safety. The community in Nuneaton is known for its friendly and welcoming nature, fostering a strong sense of belonging.

Nuneaton boasts a range of educational facilities, with a variety of schools and colleges providing quality education. The town also hosts the North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College which offer further education and vocational courses. These institutions contribute to a strong educational foundation for Nuneaton residents.

What’s Nuneaton famous for?

Nuneaton is famous for being the birthplace of author George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), whose literary works have garnered international acclaim. The town celebrates its literary heritage through attractions like the George Eliot Museum, which offers insights into the author's life and works.

Things to do in Nuneaton

When it comes to leisure activities, Nuneaton offers plenty of options. The town's historic centre features a mix of independent shops, cafes and eateries, creating a vibrant atmosphere for shopping and dining. For entertainment, the Abbey Theatre and the Bedworth Civic Hall host a range of performances including plays, music concerts and comedy shows.

Nuneaton is surrounded by picturesque countryside and the beautiful Arbury Hall & Gardens is great for outdoor activities and exploration. The nearby Riversley Park also provides green spaces, walking paths and a museum dedicated to local history.

In summary, living in Nuneaton offers a blend of historical significance, a supportive community and access to leisure activities. The town's commitment to education and its literary heritage contribute to a fulfilling lifestyle for its residents.

Average asking prices in Nuneaton today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£185,000

95 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£364,000

238 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£240,000

167 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£120,000

33 properties for sale

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  • Rose Inn

    Wem Brook, Nuneaton, CV11

    There’s nothing better than finding a favourite spot at your local. Whether you stand at the bar for a chat or prefer settling into a comfy chair with a pint, you’ll find everything you need at The Rose Inn in Nuneaton.

  • Silk Mill

    Nuneaton, CV11

    Great food, great beer, great service, good times!

  • Fox Inn

    Attleborough, Nuneaton, CV11

  • Abbey Grange Hotel

    Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11

    Pierre's Restaurant is perfect for any occassion, and we will ensure you a have a memorable visit.

Transport in Nuneaton

Trains

Nuneaton is well connected to London, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Manchester and Liverpool via the West Coast Main Line.

Trains to London Euston run every half hour or more and take take less than 1.5 hours.

Buses

Oldham has an extensive network of bus services that run in the town and to the surrounding towns and villages. They're operated by Stagecoach and Arriva.

Road

Nuneaton is well-connected by roading being close to the M6 motorway, a major arterial route running from the north to south of England. The A5 and A47 roads also pass through Nuneaton.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available with several companies serving Nuneaton. They can be hailed on the street or booked through phone or mobile apps.

Airports

Birmingham Airport is the nearest major airport to Nuneaton. It's approximately 20 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights. East Midlands Airport is another option, located about 26 miles away.

Transport connections

Nuneaton
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Bermuda Park
National Rail
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
Bedworth
National Rail
2.8 miles / 4.5 km
Hinckley (Leics)
National Rail
4.1 miles / 6.6 km
Coventry Arena
National Rail
5.2 miles / 8.4 km
Atherstone
National Rail
5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Schools in Nuneaton

Nuneaton has a great selection of good schools for parents to choose from.

For primary-aged children, Wembrook, Milby, Chetwynd, Weddington and Croft are among a selection of primary schools that have all achieved an Ofsted rating of good.

For senior students, Higham Lane School is outstanding, while St Thomas More Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Etone College and King Edward VI College have all achieved an Ofsted rating of good.

Schools in Nuneaton

Our Lady & St. Joseph Catholic Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
King Edward VI College
Ages: 16 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2017)
ALP Nuneaton
Ages: 6 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Chilvers Coton Community Infant School
Ages: 3 - 7 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Wembrook Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2020)
Etone College
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)