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Astley Castle, Landmark Trust - Things to Know Before Visiting

1 Church Ln, Astley, Nuneaton CV10 7QN, UK

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About Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

Astley Castle is a ruinous moated fortified 16th century manor house in North Warwickshire. It has been listed as a Grade II* listed building since 1952 and as a Scheduled Ancient Monument since 1994. The building reopened as a holiday let in 2012 after extensive and novel renovations that combine modern elements within the renaissance remains. In 2013, Astley Castle won the Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize for architecture, as an "exceptional example" of the blending of an


Attractions Near Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

Arbury Hall
Arbury Hall2.3km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

Arbury Hall, a country house which was built during the Post Medieval period. It is situated on the site of Arbury Priory, 700m south west of Dennis Farm. The hall is set in 300 acres of parkland. The 19th-century author George Eliot was born on one of the estate farms in 1819, the daughter of the estate's land agent. She immortalised Arbury Hall as "Cheverel Manor" in Scenes of Clerical Life, where it is the setting for "Mr Gilfil's Love Story".

Hartshill Hayes Country Park
Hartshill Hayes Country Park4.84km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

The country park, covering 137 acres of woodland and open hilltop has magnificent views across the Anker Valley. Renowned for glorious displays of bluebells in the Springtime, the park can take your breath away all year round with its hillside location offering spectacular panoramic views over four counties on a clear day.

The Civic Hall in Bedworth
The Civic Hall in Bedworth5.48km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

The Bedworth Civic Hall is a multi-purpose entertainment venue in the town centre of Bedworth, Warwickshire, England. The centrepiece of the venue is a 763 seat hall, other facilities include a gallery, meeting rooms, a bistro, a coffee bar and a small hall. It is owned and managed by Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council.

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery5.52km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. There is a gallery dedicated to the writer George Eliot, together with two others focusing on local history and fine art. There is a small display of objects which belonged to the comedian Larry Grayson.

Riversley Park
Riversley Park5.53km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

Riversley Park is an urban park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, which covers an area of 13 acres and is located immediately to the south of the town centre, with the River Anker flowing through it. It has a series of tree-lined walks, a bandstand, tennis courts, blowing greens and pitches, with two bridges crossing the river.

Allesley Park
Allesley Park9.22km from Astley Castle, Landmark Trust

Allesley Park is a park near Coventry, West Midlands, England. It is also the name of the residential suburb adjacent to the park, which is approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Coventry city centre, just east of the A45 Coventry bypass. Visitors can marvel at the unspoilt expanse of green space while walking around the park on the tarmac footpaths, which is also a well used dog walking venue. Families with children can also enjoy using the well equipped and natural play area while also being abl

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Warwickshire
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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.

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