Top 75 attractions you must visit in 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.
Attractions in Warwickshire
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.
Hatton Adventure World is a family extravaganza of Farm Animals, Exotic Creatures, Shows, Seasonal Events and masses of outdoor and indoor Adventure Play. There's an exciting programme of special demonstrations every day with extra weekend and holiday children's activities, so there's always something new to see at Hatton Farm Village.
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.
A beautiful, historic and famous for Shakespeare’s Birthplace with a rich mix of gift shops, clothes shops and lifestyle shops, this street is a must for any shopper. It was the birthplace of Shakespeare. But the Shakespeares are not the only ones to have played a part in shaping the history of what was once a main Stratford thoroughfare.
Hill Close Gardens are rare survivals of Victorian gardens once used by townsfolk who lived above their business and wanted to escape from the crowded town centre. These were set up in the 19th century on a hillside overlooking Warwick Racecourse to provide gardens for owners of townhouses which did not have their own gardens. They were generally owned staying in families for generations, although some were rented. Each was enclosed by either a wall or hedge, complete with lockable gate to ensur
This was the Stratford's oldest building and Grade I listedparish church of the Church of England in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. It is often known simply as Holy Trinity Church or as Shakespeare's Church, due to its fame as the place of baptism, marriage and burial of William Shakespeare. More than 200,000 tourists visit the church each year.
Jephson Gardens is a beautiful formal Victorian park in the centre of Leamington Spa. It's the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or family picnic. The gardens are often marketed in tandem with the nearby all-grassed Mill Gardens on the south side of the river. The gardens have a total area of 14.6 acres with Mill Gardens and its boating lake, both on the opposite side of the river, providing an extra 3.9 acres.
Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park. Stroll along the surfaced paths, explore hidden corners, spot birds and wildlife, or why not hire a bike! Whatever your idea of a countryside visit is, you will find it at Kingsbury. It is renowned for its birdlife, and is popular with birdwatchers. It is bordered on the western edge by the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.
The Royal Pump Rooms is a cultural centre on the Parade in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. It was the most famous of several spa baths opened in Leamington between the late-18th and mid-19th centuries. After a major redevelopment in 1997-99 the building now houses Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, a public library, a Tourist Information Centre, cafe and assembly rooms. It is a Grade II listed building.
The Lord Leycester Hospital is one of the best preserved examples of medieval courtyard architecture in England and is a charity supporting ex-servicemen. It is located in Warwick, England, next to the West Gate, on High Street. It is a Grade I listed building.
Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton was a Roman military camp created in around AD 60 or 61 to deal with the revolt of Boudica and/or its aftermath. It is open to the public and located in the village of Baginton on the south eastern outskirts of Coventry. The fort has now been fully excavated and partially reconstructed; the wooden gateway rebuild was led by archaeologist Margaret Rylatt, using the same tools and techniques that the military engineers of the Roman Army would have used.
Market Hall Museum is a museum in Warwick. England. The Market Hall forms part of The Warwickshire Museum, alongside St John's House. The Warwickshire Museum is operated by Heritage and Culture Warwickshire. The museum features exhibits related to: natural sciences, coins and medals and archaeology.
Mary Arden's Farm is a working farm that keeps pace with the season so there is always something new to see and do. You will find animals at the farm including donkeys, goats, sheep and more. Palmer’s Farmhouse is a fascinating Tudor house and actually much nicer than Mary Arden’s house. Watch fascinating falconry displays and try your hand at archery, or visit the timber-framed adventure playground to let off some steam.
Middleton Hall is set in 42 acres of the peaceful North Warwickshire countryside and run by an independent charitable trust. n the mid-17th century the hall was home to Francis Willughby, the mathematician and naturalist, and his descendants the Middleton barons. The hall was also for a time the home of the parson-naturalist John Ray. The Georgian west wing dates from the late 18th century. In 1812 the estates and the barony passed to Henry Willoughby of the Birdsall, Yorkshire branch of the fam
The Midland Air Museum is one of the country's leading self-funded independent aviation museums. The museum includes the Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre, where many exhibits are on display in a large hangar. It also has a small hangar, and a fenced-off green area where many aircraft are on display in the open. It welcomes visitors of all ages to experience the world of aviation in a friendly and informal environment.
Nash’s House is a Grade I listed building, constructed in the early 16th century. It is the house next door to the ruins and gardens of William Shakespeare's final residence, New Place. It is a grade I listed building. It is now a museum traces the history of Stratford-upon-Avon from the earliest settlers in the Avon Valley to Shakespeare's time.
National Trust's Baddesley Clinton is a moated manor house, located near the historic town of Warwick, Warwickshire. The house probably originated in the 13th century, when large areas of the Forest of Arden were cleared for farmland. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and the house is a Grade I listed building. The house, park and gardens are owned by the National Trust and open to the public; they lie in a civil parish of the same name.
This was a grand 16th-century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon in Charlecote near Wellesbourne. It has been the seat of the Lucy family since 1247; the house was built in the 1550s. It was extensively remodelled between 1826-67 for George Hammond Lucy and his wife Mary Elizabeth. You can Stroll through the gardens that Mary Elizabeth loved so dearly, from the formal parterre to the shady woodland garden with rare plants and borders full of colourful
Coughton Court is a Tudor courtyard house that was altered after being damaged during the Civil War. It was set in 25 acres of landscaped gardens in Alcester, Warwickshire. Through its rich and varied history, the house has witnessed some of the most defining moments in British history – from the court of Henry VIII to the Gunpowder plot of 1605.