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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

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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...

Coughton Court  home of the Throckmorton family

Coughton (19 Pictures)

The village of Coughton is dominated by the Magnificent building of Coughton Court...

The Green, Upper Quinton

Upper Quinton (5 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

A picture of Okens House

Okens House (1 Pictures)

The black and white fronted Oken's House houses one of the finest collections of early dolls and toys in the country. It was the.....

Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

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.....

Collegiate church - Church of St Mary's in Warwick

Warwick Church of St Mary (1 Pictures)

St Marys Church is believed to date back to pre norman times. Roger Earl of Warwick made it a collegiate church in 1123, giving.....

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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