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Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire.

About 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.
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Recommended towns & villages in Warwickshire

Alcester, Warwickshire

Alcester

Alcester developed as a market town in Roman times. It grew out of a settlement at the meeting point of two roads and two rivers, the Arrow and the Alne...

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Canal boats

Bodymoor Heath

This lovely rural area is well known as the home of the training ground for Aston Villa Football Club...

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A storm is coming - view from Magpie Hill

Burton Dassett

Delightful place in pleasant Warwickshire countryside...

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Landscape near Ilmington, Warwickshire

Ilmington

Ilmington is a sprawling village, and mostly has all the Cotswold hallmarks...

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Packwood House

Lapworth

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

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The statue of George Eliot

Nuneaton

It was the arrival of the railways in 1847 that caused Nuneaton to develop as an industrial textile and engineering town...

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In the city gardens

Royal Leamington Spa

This town has a history stretching back to the Doomsday Book, but it was Queen Victoria who put the "Royal" into Leamington Spa when she bestowed the title in 1838...

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St Andrew's Parish Church, Rugby

Rugby

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...

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Stratford upon Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon

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

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Anne Hathaway's cottage, just outside Stratford-upon-Avon.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

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

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Burton Dassett

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park

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

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Charlecote Park, Warwicks

Charlecote Park

From the first moment you see Charlecote's magnificent gatehouse, you know you are in for something special, for this house is a.....

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Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Flowers.

Hartshill Hayes Country Park

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Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle

This is all that remains of a castle that once heaped lavish entertainments on England's "Good Queen Bess" for here in the heart.....

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Shakespeare's House

Shakespeare's Birthplace

At the heart of busy Stratford-upon-Avon lies one of the most visited places in Europe; the magnificent half-timbered building of.....

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St John's House Museum, Warwick

St Johns House Museum

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

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A picture of St Nicholas Park

St Nicholas Park

Lovely in the summer, St Nicholas park contains a crazy golf course, childrens train, amusements, paddling pool and boats for.....

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Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

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

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A picture of Warwick Museum

Warwick Museum

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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