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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.
See our recommended Warwickshire towns and villages below, along with our listed Warwickshire attractions, and Warwickshire hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Warwickshire
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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This lovely rural area is well known as the home of the training ground for Aston Villa Football Club...
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...All Warwickshire towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in Warwickshire
This is the most charming of all the Birthplace Trust's properties, not only is it tinged with romance as the place where William.....
Draycote Water, Warwickshire's largest reservoir was created in the 1960's. Not only does it provide drinking water for Rugby,.....
A charming 17th century mansion displaying folk life and costume, with period reconstructions of a Victorian parlour, kitchen and.....All Warwickshire AttractionsCastles in WarwickshireWarwickshire Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
The oldest colleges in Oxford are University College, Balliol, and Merton, established between 1249 and 1264.
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