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Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Castle Green, Kenilworth CV8 1NG, UK

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Abbey Fields
Abbey Fields0.81km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Abbey fields is set in the dramatic valley of Finham Brook and enjoys views of the historic town and Kenilworth Castle. The park was once farmland belonging to St Mary's Abbey, which was dissolved in the middle of the sixteenth century and is now ruined. St Nicholas Church, with origins from the twelfth century, remains in the park. As the largest park in the town, it hosts a number of well-known events each year.

Stoneleigh Abbey
Stoneleigh Abbey4.09km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Stoneleigh Abbey is a magnificent stately home that grew out of the remains of a 12th-century abbey. Over the years Stoneleigh Abbey has welcomed many important visitors including Charles I, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Victoria and Jane Austen. Jane Austen in particular holds a special place in the heart of Stoneleigh Abbey as this was the country seat of her relatives and in 1806 she came to the Abbey with her mother and sister.

Warwick Arts Centre
Warwick Arts Centre4.1km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Warwick Arts Centre was one of the largest multi-artform venues in the UK. It delivers a high quality, engaging, diverse programme of performing and visual arts, presented in world-class venues and spaces at the heart of the University of Warwick campus. Its complex comprises six spaces on the same site, including a concert hall, two theatres, a cinema, art gallery , Helen Martin Studio and conference room as well as hospitality suites, a café and bars.

Guys Cliffe House
Guys Cliffe House5.71km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Guy's Cliffe House in Warwick is a haunted gothic mansion. Used as a Masonic Lodge it has an eerie and uncomfortable feeling about it. The building itself has many areas to investigate with caves, cellars, house ruins and a Masonic Temple which is particularly active. Shapes are often seen wandering around during a vigil in this area. This building can be a terrifying experience and has delivered some phenomenal poltergeist activity on previous ghost hunts.

Hatton Locks
Hatton Locks6.48km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

The Hatton Locks or Hatton Flight are a flight of 21 locks on the Grand Union Canal in Hatton, Warwickshire, England.The flight spans less than 2 miles of canal, and has a total rise of 45 metres. The flight was opened in December 1799 on the Warwick and Birmingham Canal. The flight was known as the "stairway to heaven" due to the difficulty of the flight and the subsequent easier journey to Camp Hill where the workmen would receive their wages.

War Memorial Park
War Memorial Park6.79km from Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

The War Memorial Park is a large park of about 48.5 hectares in southern Coventry, England. The park was opened in July 1921 as a tribute to the 2,587 Coventrians who died between 1914 and 1918 fighting in the First World War. The landscaped gardens and sports areas were created in the late-1920s and 1930s, and the most prominent structure in the park is the city's war memorial monument, built in 1927.

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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.