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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

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...

The Birthplace of William Shakespeare

Stratford-upon-Avon (379 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..

The Green, Upper Quinton

Upper Quinton (5 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Hartshill Hayes Country Park

Hartshill Hayes Country Park (88 Pictures)

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Kingsbury Water Park

Kingsbury Water Park (210 Pictures)

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

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.....

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