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Kenilworth Castle

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Address: Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
Phone Number: 443703331181
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Lovely castle

My family and I had a great day exploring what Kenilworth castle has to offer. I wouldn't say its better than Warwick castle but is so nearby its worth visiting them both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I had a great day exploring what Kenilworth castle has to offer. I wouldn't say its better than Warwick castle but is so nearby its worth visiting them both! Especially if you have an english heritage card. In the winter it can get quite muddy so do wear suitable footwear. It has a very laid-back vibe, allowing... More 

Thank Worldwidetraveller89
Washington, Indiana
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had 1 day reserved for Midland Castle Exploring this trip abroad and found myself at Kenilworth Castle and what a castle it is! The inside grounds are unfortunately only open on the weekends this time of year. However you are free to walk and explore the entire outside walls free of charge anytime. The size of the castle grounds... More 

Thank TheStickerguy
Sussex, UK
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fascinating history, well presented, beautiful setting. Particularly appreciated the informative panels that explained all the history.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite one in Warwickshire. This castle is full of history from the Tudor era, besides it is really well maintained for English Heritage. It is possible to read a bit of the English history in the gatehouse and stables. During summertime there are many activities and it is a super child friendly area.

Thank jumbrandao
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to this wonderful historic site. English Heritage are doing a magnificent job of preservation and maintenance to this important ruin and the audio tour they provide offers a wealth of history and information to explain the castle's history. The setting is truly beautiful and even though the weather was cloudy and quite dark, it seemed... More 

Thank Hoverfly90
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friends always love coming here and playing hide and seek in the spacious grounds. There are often great events on particularly for kids in the summer such as "swordfighting", treasure hunts and interactive reenactments of historical events! The historical information is also really interesting especially if you don't live locally!

Thank NinjaAtticus
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to explore, ruins you can climb, fascinating history, beautiful scenery, cafe, interactive zones for the children, and frequently hold special events such as the Elizabethan Party. Especially on a sunny day you can really make the most of the gardens and outdoor features, and easily wander through the surrounding countryside. Nearby restaurants, cafes and town centre. Interpretation is well-organised... More 

Thank Her1tageH0ney
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kenilworth is a fascinating place, there is a lot to explore for adults and kids, the cafe' has a limited but good choice of hot and cold foods and the shop is very well stocked as well. The weather has to be good, though, since there is very little to do indoors. Special events and festivals are also nice. Can... More 

Thank ClaudiaA109FX
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with a beautiful garden. Nice for a day out, just to relax. close to local restaurants and pubs where you can have nice dinner.

Thank Moon1313
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times for a gentle wander round on a summers day - the place exudes history and is a real "hands on" castle (unlike some of them where you can't get within 6 ft of any of the exhibits!) - and it's great for climbing all over and looking at the stunning views from the battlements. It's... More 

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