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Kenilworth Castle

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Address: Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
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+44 370 333 1181
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Visited on 21 February as members of English heritage. A nice open place with a number of ruin buildings to investigate. Lots of history stories to read about. The cafe/restaurant... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Visited on 21 February as members of English heritage. A nice open place with a number of ruin buildings to investigate. Lots of history stories to read about. The cafe/restaurant was first class and catered for all. In the same building staff or volunteers were showing young children how things used to work in years gone by. A nice touch.

Thank Johncharlesandrew
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today and the weather was colder than forecast.Everywhere was muddy and slippery after last nights rain. The gatehouse was warm and had an exhibition in which was interesting. Fantastic views from the top of the ruins. Took 2 hours to do the whole lot. Will go back on a sunny day in the summer and see the garden when... More 

Thank cbarber2016
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The three of us visited Kenilworth on a bright but chilly Sunday, parking easily in the good sized car park just opposite the entrance. We're members of Cadw (Welsh heritage) so entrance was free. My husband has managed to hurt his leg, so we left him in the cafe and my daughter and I continued the visit together. We headed... More 

Thank Sara G
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit if in this area, large and imposing ruin with lots of history!! Just on the edge of town but plenty of parking and only a short walk to the castle! Great if history is your thing!

Thank Alison23lufbra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk around on a crisp fresh morning. Some great views and photos taken and seen. The house was closed but the ruins were awesome

Thank Paul A
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Experience. Being local council tax payer admission is free but I would pay as the grandchildren love it - history and adventure exploring

Thank steviemod01
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

what a lovely place, very clean and spacious. nice to be able to wonder around without being told keep off the grass etc nice cafe lovely way to spend a sunny afternoon

Thank Gail G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to Warwick Castle the day before, this was a much calmer more authentic experience. Excellent tour guide and wonderful experience climbing up into the ruins.

Thank Elinor W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Kenilworth Castle is currently on winter hours. I am attaching a picture of their sign with their hours. We drove out to see this castle and it was unfortunately closed. It was still a gorgeous property from what we could see. We will hopefully go back later when they are open longer during the week.

Thank RamonaL34
Stradbroke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit this castle if you are in Kenilworth! It is a fantastic building with a fascinating history. The audio guide is very good and really brings the whole thing to life. The only negative comment I would make is about the prices in the café. I think the beef sandwich (in a takeaway packet like you would get... More 

Thank Victoria A

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