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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

Alcester, Warwickshire

Alcester (27 Pictures)

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...

Farnborough Hall 15 June 2011

Farnborough (4 Pictures)

Traditionally known as the last outpost of the Cotswolds...

Remains of the village cross, Henley-in-Arden. 24 July 04

Henley in Arden (8 Pictures)

Hidden deep amonst the leafy lanes of Warwickshire, close to what little remains of the ancient Forest of Arden, lies the pleasant Market town of Henley-in-Arden...

Landscape near Ilmington, Warwickshire

Ilmington (1 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Hartshill Hayes

Hartshill Hayes Country Park (88 Pictures)

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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.....

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle (303 Pictures)

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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