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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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Become a knight for the day

We had a great time at the castle there is a lot to do for children learning about history by acting out battles with toy swords and long bows the guides were very informative and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Bonita L
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time at the castle there is a lot to do for children learning about history by acting out battles with toy swords and long bows the guides were very informative and the information given about the Dudley families relationship with the English crown is very interesting with lots of pictures and explanations.

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you enjoy history, this is a good one. Take an audio device from reception and this will add to your enjoyment. Most of the castle is in ruins, however good walk ways provide access to the castle walls. We spent 4 hours but if you are not too interested in historical detail, a quick whisk round could be done... More 

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Thank Ann A
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kenilworth Castle is in remarkably good shape given it's history spread over more than 900 years. It's well worth taking your time to study the many information boards that are scattered around the grounds. You start to build a picture of how the castle was constructed by different residents over a long period of time. As with any "ruin" you... More 

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Thank MisterLakin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely day out with the family with girl's aged 11 and 10 both enjoyed walking around the ruins and the the stables and the keep and the gardens.. Spent at least 4 hrs there as we sat and had lunch too... Do recommend to take lunch if with children as the cafe is quite expensive £3.50 for a egg sandwich... More 

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Thank clairewilliam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kenilworth was a lovely and interesting day out. Weather helped being warm and sunny. Not too modernised fortunately. The roof of the restaurant is amazing.

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Thank Patricia T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This castle is a English heritage well worth a visit, when you first arrive don't pull in the small car park on the left unless you are able to walk well , there is a larger carpark at the front of the castle and this is a shorter walk . So before you would turn in the small car park... More 

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Kenilworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great day out discovering hidden corners look out of the castle and se beautiful countryside nice little cafe and souvenirs

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Thank Am M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The day we visited seemed to be a special for children with a large amount for them to do including mini archery and crossbows-all supervised. Although a little noisy, it gave the castle a bit of life and didn't upset our enjoyment of the history in one tower (with a lift!!). despite being partly disabled we managed to climb to... More 

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Thank John I
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It had been a decade since my last visit, yet it still held a place in my heart, and I can really see why. The castle is beautiful and I had a lovely few hours of exploring. The stories on the audio guide were really interesting and my, how the garden has changed since my last visit! As I have... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Owned by English Heritage and maintained by them. In superb condition with lots to see and during school holidays things for the kids to do. Nice cafe. Parking fees refunded!

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