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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

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...

Black and White

Dunchurch (67 Pictures)

Dunchurch is located south of Rugby and just a short distance from the pleasures of the Oxford Canal. It was once famous as a stopping point for the coach travellers of the 18th century...

Farnborough Hall 15 June 2011

Farnborough (4 Pictures)

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

St Andrews Church, Rugby

Rugby (87 Pictures)

This town is the home of Rugby public school, the place where William Webb Ellis carried the ball instead of kicking it, and thus, in 1823 the game of Rugby football was born...

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

A stormy day at Burton Dassett

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park (28 Pictures)

This is a delightful country park covering almost 100 acres of rugged landscape full of rich and varied historical interest. The.....

An unusual daytime picture of a part of Kenilworth Castle taken in 2002

Kenilworth Castle (84 Pictures)

This is all that remains of a castle that once heaped lavish entertainments on England's "Good Queen Bess" for here in the heart.....

A picture of Lord Leycester Hospital

Lord Leycester Hospital (6 Pictures)

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

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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