Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
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Closest & prettiest castle from here. Good for a Sunday walk and lunch in the pub near by afterwards..
Located right next to us, Kenilworth is one of England’s most magnificent castles. First built in the 1120s and a royal castle for most of its history, it was expanded by King John, John of Gaunt and Henry V. In 1563 Elizabeth I granted it to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who converted…
Different to Warwick but of equal and arguably more significant historical Interest. If your'e a history buff its an absolute imperative.
Amazing castle in ruin yet well curated to bring its history to life. Learn about Robert Dudley, Quenn Elizabeth 1 favourite, who lived there, and how he lavishly extended the castle to impress the queen when she stayed there. Shakespeare visited the castle as a boy to see Queen Elizabeth 1