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Address: Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
Phone Number: 0370 333 1181
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He olde castle in Kenilworth

Lovely place to visit when in Kenilworth. Tea rooms for lunch/snacks and events on during school holidays throughout the year. A lovely souvenir shop and you can bring your dog... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to visit when in Kenilworth. Tea rooms for lunch/snacks and events on during school holidays throughout the year. A lovely souvenir shop and you can bring your dog as there are walkways all around the castle. Earring places nearby include restaurants and tea shop and some lovely thatched cottages

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

History buffs and Tudor enthusiasts like me will love the 900 year old history of Kenilworth Castle (satnav CV8 1NE). We visited on a glorious Father's Day and so was treated to court jesters and archery lessons as well. Some reviewers have bemoaned the fact this once impregnable castle is now in ruins but they overlook the excellent condition of... More 

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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Kenilworth Castle is a ruin but there is still a lot to see. The hand-held audio guide was excellent in both adult and children versions. Decided to join English Heritage after visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have visited as many castles as we could on our way through southern England. We really enjoy the castle ruins with gardens. This is one of the best ruins we have seen. It seems a little pricey for entry, but well worth it. What a history! If you plan to visit more than a half dozen... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We visited on a super sunny day and enjoyed about 2 hours here. The entrance fee is high considering that it is mainly ruin. It has good notices to help you understand the history of the buildings. It certainly needs to be a day to be outside to visit here as there is real no indoors. The new viewing gallery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

English Heritage have apparently just spent £8 million on this site in order to improve the visiting experience, and this seems to have paid off. The Elizabethan knot garden has been fully restored and there are walkways to help visitors see the building as more than a ruin, but as a castle visited regularly by Elizabeth the first. On the... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A great place for a half day visit - steeped in history, particularly in relation to Queen Elizabeth I and her favourite Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. There is an informative exhibition on the history of the castle in the pretty stable block (also a tea room/café). Then take time to explore the 3 main parts of the ruins -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

beautiful setting enough to look at but not too much to get bored! Not too crowded but still worth getting there early in the day. if you are over 60 remember to ask for reduction price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

An excellent attraction and you can easily tour around the castle for a couple of hours ( or more !).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very historic, but ruins. We were there 1999 and it was sundown, so didn't get to see alot. Just walked around. Would like to go back to see it in the day time. I hope they've improved things since we were last there.

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Additional Information about Kenilworth Castle

Address: Address: Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
Phone Number: 0370 333 1181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Kenilworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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