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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

Edgehill

Edgehill (4 Pictures)

Historic Warwickshire spot where Charles I raised his standard in 1642...

Rugby, Warwickshire. Bank Street looking east from Regent Street May 2005

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...

Stratford upon Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon (381 Pictures)

Stratford Upon Avon is a beautiful historic market town in the County of Warwickshire. Famous as the birthplace of the legendry playwright William Shakespeare..

Mill House Garden

Warwick (261 Pictures)

Warwick offers its visitors the chance to explore England's fascinating history with fine medieval buildings and a truly magnificent castle...

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Draycote Water

Draycote Water (66 Pictures)

Draycote Water, Warwickshire's largest reservoir was created in the 1960's. Not only does it provide drinking water for Rugby,.....

Sunrise over icy lake, Kingsbury Water Park, North Warwickshire.

Kingsbury Water Park (210 Pictures)

This vast landscape of lakes nestling on the eastern edge of Birmingham provides a wonderful escape from seething city life. .....

St John's House Museum, Warwick

St Johns House Museum (1 Pictures)

A charming 17th century mansion displaying folk life and costume, with period reconstructions of a Victorian parlour, kitchen and.....

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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