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Warwick Castle, Warwick: 57 reviews and 106 photos

  December 2004
by grayfo

Warwick Castle is over a thousand years old with the first fortifications being supposedly erected by Ethelfleda, daughter of king Alfred the Great in the year 914 as part of a network to protect the Kingdom of Mercia, the present castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey type built in the 11th century. The castle is well maintained with magnificent towers and ramparts. The many attractions range from dungeons to the Great Hall, State Rooms and the Royal Weekend Party of 1898. Visitors can climb some of the towers and visit the well laid out exhibitions, many having wax figures. Warwick is said to have the best-preserved castle in Britain and has been inhabited continuously since the Middle Ages, and until 1978 was the home of the Earls of Warwick. The castle is now owned by the Tussauds Group, the company which owns Madame Tussaud's in London, who have carried out extensive restorations to the castle .

April to September: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
October to March: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Kingdom Ticket (Online Price)
Adults: 21.42
Children (4-11): 18.06

email customer.information@warwick-castle.com

April 2012

Address: Warwick, CV34 4QU
Directions: Located less than two miles from junction 15 of the M40
Phone: +44 (0) 1926 406600
Website: http://www.warwick-castle.co.uk

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 25, 2012
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