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Kenilworth Castle

Castle Green, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Kenilworth
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Castles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We visit lots as we live locally but they have lots on events on holiday periods and bank holidays. It is free for residents so I can see how it is expensive for people who travel in...I'd advise walking into the venue from the town (10 min walk) and taking your own lunch

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Parking plus entrance equals 11 pounds..........for what.A nice view I agree but they seem to want to sell stuff from the shop as a first priority

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Went today ans the castle is good as ever. Mainly came for the gardens today and they were very tidy and designef well. However, some of the wooden structure to the garden could have been better thought out using seasoned wood, which does ditract from the hard work the gardeners put in. Was imprrssed with the birdhouse and the old... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

A great place for the kids to run around and pretend to be knights. Free entry for Kenilworth residents means we can take the kids to and storm the castle walls any time. OK, so there is no roof to the castle, but the kids don't mind.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We had a great day at Kenilworth - the castle and exhibits were interesting, the views to die for, and the Elizabethan Gardens with aviary simply magical. All the staff we encountered were knowledgable and helpful and we had an enjoyable sandwich lunch in the pleasant tea-rooms. We were also impressed by the clean and well-presented toilet facilities and the... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The castle is a major part of the history of this area visited in the past by the first Queen Elizabeth and the restoration of the gardens makes a summer visit even more pleasurable. There is space for familes to roam with good information and interesting goodies to buy. Many a young soldier can be seen parading with his sword!!... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Although ticket prices seem high for this ruined castle (except free for English Heritage members), it is a 'must visit' place. It will soon have an additional feature: a viewing gallery to enhance the view of the surrounding countryside. The gardens are a blaze of colour in the summer and the power of the keep, sadly partly destroyed by Parliamentarians... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Historic Kenilworth is an ancient part of England, in picturesque Warwickshire, an awesome small Town to visit with ancient Abbey Remains, cafés for coffees etc, shops, famous for lots of Restaurants & Pubs and having a Majestic & Historic Castle with its genuine Elizabethan gardens to walk round. Also with its large green, open Abbey Fields, with its delightful lake... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit to a castle although parts ruined there are many interesting artifacts to view. Historically a strategic point of importance to defence to local landowners and the realm over the centuries. Kenilworth is an attractive very small town with an above average collection of very good restaurants and pubs. Ideally situated to both Stratford on Avon &... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Kenilworth Castle is well worth a visit. I was concerned my children may not find it interesting, but the audio tour kept their attention. They also loved climbing around within the ruins. We spent around 2 hours strolling around the castle and garden, stopping briefly for tea and a snack. I would love to go back on a bright, sunny... More

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