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Lord Leycester Hospital

High St., Warwick CV34 4BH, England
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Warwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
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Eye, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Such a wonderful place, run and managed by ex servicemen. The building is incredible, we were lucky enough to handle some of the artifacts, the gentleman that guided us round the main part of the building was obviously proud of the place and its history and bought to life the many interesting facts he imparted.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were greeted by one of the 'brothers'. This was accomadation for ex service men in years gone by. A really nice old building to visit. The leaflet is very informative and told the tale of the days gone by very well. The brethren kitchen served lovely tea and cakes or a full meal. Very reasonable price to pay to... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited this place whilst staying in Warwick. Had to leave a review. This place relies on paying visitors to keep it running, so I recommend you do if staying in Warwick. We were greeted in the ticket place by a lovely chap who is clearly passionate about this place and its history. He spent a great deal of time telling... More

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Absolutely beautiful 'picture perfect' buildings with an interesting history. Bring your camera! Entry is very affordable and you are provided with lots of information. If you are planning a trip to Warwick this is not to be missed!

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Southport. Uk
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Interesting set of medieval buildings. A great introduction by one of the 'BROTHERS'. Go back in time and discover history over the last several hundred years of the Hussars etc. Wonderful chapel, great hall, courtyard, Guildhall and 16th century kitchen

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a wonderful and unique place to visit. The personal introductions and history from the lovely residents set the scene. And the beautiful Masters Garden is such a beautiful peaceful hideaway. Definitely worth a visit.

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We visited Warwick and picked up a leaflet from the Tourist Office. This was on there, and not being sure what to expect we walked the brief 5 minutes from the Tourist Office and found ourselves at a building that transported us back to another time. One of the Brethren (Br Bill Burford) was collecting admission fees and gave us... More

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San Diego, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Established in 1571 by Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester as a retirement home for soldiers, parts of the compound date to as early as 1126. Charmingly still run by the current "brothers," it is quintessentially Tudor.

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Portland, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Straight out of the 16th Century and seemingly unchanged from that time. The brothers were fascinating and the self-guided tour (we were the only tourists there) enchanting. I wish we'd made it to the cafe for tea, but we were there too late. Buy a tea towel from the gift shop and support this incredible slice of history!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We didn't manage to get inside as they were closed due to there being a wedding, however we must have been there half an hour taking pictures and talking to a lovely resident called Bill. Dressed in his full uniform and proudly talking about the history of the building, we could have stayed listening to his stories all day. We... More

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