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Kenilworth Castle

Castle Green, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Kenilworth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The long-awaited viewing platforms are due to be opened this Summer, but staff were unable to give a date for their opening. Lots to see anyway, and the gardens are looking lovely at the moment. If visiting the castle, it is worth crossing the road and visiting Abbey Fields and the remains of the old Abbey. Much of the stone... More

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Interesting place to visit, with lots of improvements ongoing. Audio tour is very good, and staff very helpful. Garden is developing nicely! Free of charge of course to EH members

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Beautiful ruined castle in lovely countryside. Nice tearoom on premises and large picnic area. An English heritage managed property, expertly and professionally run by them. Entrance fees apply if not members.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Good car parking available and just a short stroll to the castle. The gift shop offers various gifts and plants.. An audio tour is available but we did not use it on this occasion. Although there were a couple of schools visiting , there was plenty of room for all to enjoy the views and gardens of this magnificent old... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Make sure you take advantage of the free audio tour. This enables you to wander around the ruins at your own pace and indulge yourself in a bit of English history. Visiting on a sunny day made all the difference as I can imagine that in the rain it wouldn't be that much fun although you could argue that it... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It was a fantastic day out. I went as staff as part of a year ten trip. They students loved it and gained so much information for wondering around. George who took us around at the end of the day was great! He had the students engaged in the stories and listening to him all the way round. Thank you!... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Very well done English Heritage,very well maintained castle and plenty to do,we felt we knew the full history of the castle,clean toilets,nice café.The 200 year old graffiti a unexpected bonus.This is what visiting a castle should be like!

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We spent a lovely afternoon here with the family. The place is huge with lots to see and plenty of space for the kids to charge around in playing knights and dragons. We found a great spot near the walks for a picnic and we're here so long that we went to one of the pubs across the road for... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just got back from the visiting the castle on a beautiful July day. I am from Scotland, and I don't know a great deal about English history, but this place has enough big names associated with it to keep someone with even a mild interest and basic knowledge of English history absorbed. There is a car park at the rear... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Lovely place to visit. A exhibition of knights fighting was running and made the whole experience interesting and enjoyable. Parking was good and prices were reasonable.

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