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Warwick from the Castle, Warwick

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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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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A picture of Bodymoor Heath

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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From Magpie Hill

Burton Dassett

Delightful place in pleasant Warwickshire countryside...

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Compton Verney

Compton Verney

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

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Coughton Court  home of the Throckmorton family

Coughton

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

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Farnborough Hall 15 June 2011

Farnborough

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

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Kingsbury village

Kingsbury

Kingsbury lies in a quiet corner of Warwickshire, it is most notable for its water-park which offers an oasis of calm for visitors escaping the hurried life of Birmingham and other nearby cities and large towns...

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The College Arms

Lower Quinton

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Jephson Gardens (foreground) and All Saints Church (background), Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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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Stratford upon Avon - Anne Hathaway's Cottage in Bloom - Part 7

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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Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

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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Draycote Water Country Park, Warwickshire

Draycote Water

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

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Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Nr Atherstone, North Warwickshire.

Hartshill Hayes Country Park

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Reeds at sunrise, Kingsbury Water Park, Kingsbury, North Warwickshire.

Kingsbury Water Park

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

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Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick

Lord Leycester Hospital

One of the most interesting building's of Warwick to survive the great fire in 1694 is the Lord Leycester Hospital. This historic.....

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Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

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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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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Collegiate church - Church of St Mary's in Warwick

Warwick Church of St Mary

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

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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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