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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

canal side, Bodymoor heath, North Warwickshire

Bodymoor Heath (16 Pictures)

This lovely rural area is well known as the home of the training ground for Aston Villa Football Club...

Kenilworth Castle keep, Warwickshire, in the depths of winter again.

Kenilworth (70 Pictures)

Kenilworth is a pleasant town located in the spacious Warwickshire countryside, it is a town with an 'air of gentility' that tells you that this is a prosperous place with a long, illustrious history...

Church of St.Mary, Warwick. The Beauchamp Chapel.

Warwick (260 Pictures)

Warwick offers its visitors the chance to explore England's fascinating history with fine medieval buildings and a truly magnificent castle...

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Recommended attractions in Warwickshire

Anne Hathaway's Cottage June 2008

Anne Hathaway's Cottage (59 Pictures)

This is the most charming of all the Birthplace Trust's properties, not only is it tinged with romance as the place where William.....

Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick

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.....

Shakespeare's House

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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