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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

canal, Bodymoor heath, North Warwickshire

Bodymoor Heath (16 Pictures)

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

Bridge

Compton Verney (2 Pictures)

The village of Compton Verney takes it name from the great house acquired in the 15th-century by the ruthless Verney family...

Stratford upon Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon (380 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..

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Charlecote Park a National Trust property

Charlecote Park (24 Pictures)

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

Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Flowers.

Hartshill Hayes Country Park (88 Pictures)

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Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Shakespeare's Birthplace (22 Pictures)

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

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.....

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