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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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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Very educational for all ages. Reasonable entry prices. Is an English Heritage site so discounted entry for members.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I visited kenilworth castle in late september on a lovely sunny day, on arrival there is ample parking on a pay and display car park. It cost £2 for 3 hours from a ticket machine, however hand the duplicate ticket in to english heritage and they will refund this on entry and therefore parking is actually FREE! Entry is £10.90... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

What a lovely place to visit. Free if you belong to English Heritage. Most of the castle is in ruins but what is left is pure magic. Lots of atmosphere. Lots of photo opportunities. Well explained by way of signs. Stafff were very friendly and helpful. An amazing laid out elizabethan garden, first class. New walk ways allow you to... More

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Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Kenilworth Castle is my favourite English Heritage property and one I’ve visited many times as it’s so close to my home in Warwick. Now English Heritage have completed new staircases and viewing platforms allowing visitors to ascend to the different floors of Leicester’s Tower for the first time in 350 years. A poignant story surrounds this tower. Built by Sir... More

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

A nice place to visit, the view from the top was good as were the gardens. The tea-room we enjoyed in the barns.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I visited Kenilworth castle for the first time last weekend, whilst on a weekend away with a friend. I've driven past it before and always wanted to go in - so glad we did! The car park was £2, but this was refunded if you were going into the castle. The adult admission was just over £10 (which included a... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Having been very disappointed by the nearby Warwick castle, we were delighted by the lesser known kenilworth castle. There is lots of historical information about the castle over the centuries and it's owners. The tearoom also deserves a special mention for its yummy cakes!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place to visit even on a winter's day. A very romantic setting with lovely gardens and views.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This was our second trip to the castle, returning especially to visit the Queen's tower and use the viewing platforms. Ok it's modern metalwork bolted into a medieval building, but a great enhancement. The views are fantastic: even looking straight down from the top platform. (I'm terrified of heights) Next visit, I want to explore the earthworks & mere around... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Found this castle to be very atmospheric. We did the audio tour which was very informative. We were made very welcome. The ruins are well maintained and the explanations of each part was very good. The new viewing platforms give great views of Warwickshire and the addition of the Elizabethan Gardens was a bonus. The only downside to our visit... More

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