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Pictures of Warwickshire

A county in England

About the county of Warwickshire

Warwickshire, in the heart of England, is one of the most popular and most visited counties in the country. It is most famous for it's castle 'Warwick Castle' one of the great fortresses of Europe. Built on a hill top first fortified by William the Conquerer in 1068. Warwick Castle is a must visit when travelling to England, and there is much to discover in the town of Warwick itself. A few miles from Warwick is the wonderful riverside town of Stratford Upon Avon - the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Visit his house, where he was born and grew up and the beautiful Holy Trinity church where he was finally layed to rest. Over all, the county of Warwickshire is a beautiful and exciting county to explore with it's famous castle and historic towns and villages and beautiful green countryside. It is well situated in the heart of England with easy access to the stunning cotswolds and the neighbouring counties of Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Worcestershire and alot of Englands most famous cities, including London which is easily accessible to the South East.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Warwickshire

Bluebells

Kenilworth (70 Pictures)

Kenilworth is a pleasant town located in the spacious Warwickshire countryside, it is a town with an 'air of gentility' that tells you that this is a prosperous place with a long, illustrious history...

Packwood House

Lapworth (5 Pictures)

The village has a delightful mix of ancient properties that mingle harmoniously with barn conversions and new build...

St Andrew's Parish Church, Rugby

Rugby (87 Pictures)

This town is the home of Rugby public school, the place where William Webb Ellis carried the ball instead of kicking it, and thus, in 1823 the game of Rugby football was born...

The Green, Upper Quinton

Upper Quinton (5 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Anne Hathaway's Cottage June 2008

Anne Hathaway's Cottage (59 Pictures)

This is the most charming of all the Birthplace Trust's properties, not only is it tinged with romance as the place where William.....

Gorse on Burton Dassett, Warwickshire

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park (28 Pictures)

This is a delightful country park covering almost 100 acres of rugged landscape full of rich and varied historical interest. The.....

Concert in the grounds of Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle (307 Pictures)

The first military encampment was built on the banks of the river Avon in Warwickshire by Ethelfleda, sister of Edward the Elder,.....

A picture of Warwick Museum

Warwick Museum (1 Pictures)

The Warwickshire County Museum is housed in the Market Hall which was built in 1670. It was built on arches to allow for stalls.....

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