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Kenilworth Castle

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Address: Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
Phone Number: 443703331181
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Very impressed - great new additions to the castle including the gardens and the new viewing platform since I last visited. My son loved exploring. Staff were exceptionally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Peter R
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Derbyshire
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Derbyshire
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300 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very impressed - great new additions to the castle including the gardens and the new viewing platform since I last visited. My son loved exploring. Staff were exceptionally helpful.

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Thank Peter R
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family visit with three teenagers. Compared to other Castles a bit of a let down. I was pleased that I was a member of National Heritage as the visit would have been very expensive and not worth the money in our opinion. On a plus side close to the local park which is a nice walk where you can buy... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First class for clean area for all visitors. Excellent grounds for children to explore history. Good interaction "history action for young children to take part in" no extra charge.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The last time I visited Kenilwort was in the early 90's and it has progressed significantly since then. There is audio support for your visit that give detailed information for each stage of the tour. Security was lax and we raised this with the team in the entrance/ticket office/shop and we were told that funding didnt enable tighter security. However... More 

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Thank Helen W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Special event at the castle. Falconry, battles, the fool, music. All excellent. Easy parking, great castle, nice cafe. All in all a great visit.

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Thank Lisa C
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited several times and it is always an interesting worthwhile couple of hours.Good historic content well presented in a beautiful setting.

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Thank Ian C
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Kenilworth and have English heritage membership... Both ways to reduce the cost so I cannot comment on value for money... But we love going. It's great to explore historically, plenty of information available and access has been improved recently so you can really explore the castle itself. The space for running around and having picnics is great,... More 

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Channel Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we parked our car we were made welcome. As it happened there was a Knights Tournament on the day we visited which certainly provided plenty of entertainment - felt so sorry for the knights baking on a hot summer's day but we enjoyed the displays telling the story of the castle and being able to wander around... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on Sunday 24th July 2016. As always we checked out TripAdvisor and the locations own website first From this we found that this was a 'special event' day and an early arrival was essential. The Castle opened at 10am so we decided to get there ready for this and as a result we were able to park close... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favourite castles. There is such a romantic real and while it is a ruin this is one that can easily come to life. There is a good audio tour and informative panels across the site. The gardens are special and very well maintained. Definitely be back for my fourth visit

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