The village is situated 2.5 miles (4 km) north-west of Nuneaton town centre but is often considered as an outer suburb of the town despite being in the North Warwickshire borough. The market town of Atherstone is 3 miles (5 km) to the north-west.
Hartshill is notable because of the writer Michael Drayton who knew William Shakespeare. Drayton was born at Chapel Cottage in Hartshill Green in 1563. A school in Hartshill bears his name, called Michael Drayton Junior School. Other schools in the village include Hartshill School. The Village has five pubs, The Stag & Pheasant, Maltshovel, Royal Oak, the Hartshill Club, and The Anchor which is situated on the Coventry Canal.
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