Warwick Castle, UK

Warwick Castle, UK

Warwick Castle, UK (credit)

Ranked #7 in UK Tourism

History holds Warwick Castle in a very special light. The castle and its grounds are beautifully maintained with many areas to explore.

Warwick Castle History

Originally built in 1068 by the infamous William the Conqueror you’ll find this stunning example of medieval castle architecture has undergone multiple restorations, keeping its beauty alive for posterity. More than six million pounds worth of restoration has been performed just in the last ten years. With about 11 centuries of history behind it this is one place worth checking out ten times over.

Warwick Castle Architecture

Warwick Castle Architecture (credit)

Warwick Castle Tour

Spanning legend, myth and fact, the stories you’ll learn about Warwick Castle, through capable guides and tours, are nothing short of magical, including actual Middle-Ages events that this castle lived through, and others besides. Families, especially children, will adore the shows they put on here featuring knights, fair maidens and adventures galore.

Warwick Castle - Jousting Knights Show

Warwick Castle – Jousting Knights Show (credit)

Warwick Castle - Eagle Landing Show

Warwick Castle – Eagle Landing Show (credit)

Warwick Castle Attractions

Don’t forget to check out Merlin, The Dragon Tower and the breath-stealing Castle Dungeon. 2013 will play host to the first ever Warwick Marathon, so join in and be a part of history in the making. From the wonderfully maintained grounds and historical artifacts to the Great Hall, artwork, exhibitions and events, there’s simply so much to soak up here at Warwick Castle.

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