6 Priory Row

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The Lychgate Cottages on Priory Row are some of the oldest buildings in the city, dating from 1415, and provide a unique place to stay in the heart of Coventry.

The cottages retain the character of the jetted timber framed buildings now combined with modern luxury to provide high quality self-contained accommodation.

6 Priory Row is a two bedroom property located over two floors of the Priory Row buildings. Featuring a grand master bedroom with four-poster bed, and a living room and dining area that overlooks the historic St Mary's Priory, this is one of our most unique properties. The two bedrooms sleep four people, and suits a family group or group of friends visiting.

Please note that this historic property has steep steps, to both the first and second floors.

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Address and Postcode: 6 Priory Row, Coventry CV1 5EX

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There is no car parking on the site. The nearest car park is Salt Lane car park (CV1 2GY) which is located just five minutes’ walk away. For further information please see here.

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6 Priory Row is located over two floors of 3-6 Priory Row – a historic building with modern luxury.

Original features such as the unique timber framing of the building are combined with modern luxury to ensure a really comfortable stay. Luxurious beds and plenty of hot water in a modern shower or bath, along with all you need in the kitchen and living areas are available right in the heart of the city. With views over Holy Trinity church and Broadgate, Priory Row is an oasis in this historic city.

Stairs to the first floor lead to a small landing with access to the first of two double bedrooms, as well as a bathroom with bath and shower over, and a separate toilet. The landing also gives access though a historic low door (mind your head!) to a kitchen/dining area, along with a living room area, with comfy modern sofa and chairs, overlooking the ruins of St Mary’s Priory. You get a great view of the city, right over to the nearby Coventry Cathedral. The modern kitchen has Silestone grey quartz worktops, modern Neff cooker with induction hob, integrated dishwasher, microwave, fridge with icebox, and quality cooking equipment. To the rear is a downstairs toilet, and access to the rear private enclosed courtyard which is available for guests.

On the second floor is a large master bedroom. With a modern four-poster bed, there is also plenty of space for a comfy chair and a modern desk and chair. Adjacent is an ensuite bathroom, with a large luxury shower.

Further detailed information about your stay can be found here.

What’s included?

  • All bedlinens & towels
  • Modern heating, with Nest smart controls
  • Unlimited, high speed internet access is free for all guests.
  • A welcome tray (usually includes tea, coffee, milk and other essentials)


6 Priory Row is an historic building (dating to the 15th century). There are steep winding steps to both first and second floors. While there are sturdy handrails fitted to the staircases, we would not recommend the property to those with mobility issues, or to those with babies, toddlers, or older infants. There is also a low door to the kitchen/dining and living areas.


Dogs are not allowed in 6 Priory Row.

However, well behaved dogs are welcome in 3, 4 or 5 Priory Row and Swanswell Gate.


3-6 Priory Row (also known as Lychgate Cottages) is a row of three timber-framed properties dating to around 1415. It is a remarkable survival of a pre-Dissolution building at the heart of Coventry’s high street area. Find out more about the history of the building and its restoration here.


6 Priory Row is located right in the heart of the city, overlooking Broadgate and Holy Trinity church. Come and see an exciting range of music at the recently restored Drapers’ Hall, just round the corner. Rediscover your local High Street with its independent shops, restaurants and pubs on the nearby historic Burges and Hales StreetCoventry Cathedral, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and Coventry Transport Museum are only moments’ walk away. Coventry has loads of great places to eat, drink and explore. For example, the Metropolis restaurant. Click here for more things to see and do.

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