New homes in Meriden
Live the life
Village life is yours for the taking in Meriden. Surrounded by countryside, this is the ideal spot for a new home.
The village is also just a stone’s throw from the cities of Coventry and Birmingham, making it great for commuters. Add in great schools and good transport links and it’s easy to see why new homes in Meriden are popular.
Things to see and do
Filled with history, Meriden was originally seen as the centre of England, and you’ll find a medieval stone cross in the middle of the village green marking this. Other historical highlights include the National Cyclists Memorial, which remembers cyclists from WW1 and WW2.
The village has several facilities including shops and a library. For anything else, Coventry is less than 20 minutes away by road. Here you’ll find great shopping, entertainment and attractions.
If you’re looking for good shopping, you’ll find it in Coventry with a wide range of brands and high street favourites on offer. Also check out Fargo village, a place where small retailers, artists’ studios and markets allow you to pick up unusual gifts.
History lovers can lose themselves in the past at the many museums, such as Coventry Music Museum, Coventry Transport Museum and the Coventry Watch Museum Project.
Entertainment can also be found in Coventry, offering plenty of choices for an evening out. The popular Criterion Theatre presents up to ten productions every season, while the Albany Theatre regularly hosts live shows, comedy and tribute acts.
The village’s close proximity to Warwickshire means there’ll be plenty of opportunity to get out in the fresh air and enjoy long healthy walks.
Burton Dassett Hills Country Park is a great choice for some time out where 100 acres offers great views, and the 12th century church with a holy well can be explored. Broomey Croft Children’s Farm lets kids get up close to furry animals, along with enjoying the play area, ball pool and sand pit.
There are several good schools in the area with Meriden Public Schools being comprised of eight neighbourhood elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. Those hoping to go on to further education have choices such as Coventry University and the University of Warwick.
Despite its rural location, Meriden has good transport links and is easily reached by road, rail and air.
For those flying in, Birmingham International Airport just eight minutes away by car; offering domestic and international flights.
Motorists can also reach Meriden easily by the A45, with the M6 and M42 within easy reach.
Mainline trains to destinations around the country can be picked up at Coventry railway station. From here, London can be reached in just over an hour, Liverpool in two hours and 14 minutes and Birmingham in just 21 minutes.