Warwickshire Travel Guide

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    Warwick castle
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  • Stratford-upon-Avon
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  • Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon
    Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon
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Warwickshire Highlights

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     Famous for its Shakespear attractions 

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     Go early or else be prepared to queue. 

  • In a nutshell
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     Character & history 

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Stratford-upon-Avon

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Royal Leamington Spa

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Warwick

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Kenilworth

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Rugby

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Nuneaton

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Henley in Arden

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Ryton on Dunsmore

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Whatcote

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Bidford

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Stratford-upon-Avon

  • Table Table

    Stratford-upon-Avon Restaurants

    Popular restaurant that operates under the Table Table chain belonging to the Premier Inn Stable, although the pub is centrally located in the heart of the tourist area they always seem to have lots of promotions on offer. The pub has a cosy atmosphere and is also great for afternoon tea either inside or in the adjoining garden.The restaurant is...

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  • The Stratford, A Q Hotel

    Stratford-upon-Avon Hotels

    A very classy, stylish hotel with excellent service & good food. Very comfortable rooms. My only...

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  • Town Hall

    Stratford-upon-Avon Things to Do

    The original Town hall was built in the reign of Charles I and was extensively damaged from a gunpowder explosion in 1643, just over a century later the Hall was pulled and re-built the following year. In 1863 major alterations resulted in the Town Hall looking very much like it does today although the building did sustain more damage from a fire...

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Royal Leamington Spa

  • All Saints Parish Church

    Royal Leamington Spa Things to Do

    The exact date a church was initially built on the All Saints Parish Church site is unknown. The first recorded details of a building were in a 15th century style but a church certainly existed before then in the locality. This church dates from 1842 and is part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Coventry.Open to visitors Tuesday to...

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  • Adams

    Royal Leamington Spa Hotels

    22 Avenue Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 3PQ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Warwick

    Royal Leamington Spa Off The Beaten Path

    A short bus ride away (or long walk) is the beautiful old town of Warwick. This town was once one of the most important in England, and this is evidence in the grandness of the castle which once guarded it. The castle is arguably the most complete in Britain, and it has a distinct Disneyesque charm to it. The place was taken over by Madame...

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Warwick

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  • Warwick Castle

    Warwick Things to Do

    Warwick Castle is over a thousand years old with the first fortifications being supposedly erected by Ethelfleda, daughter of king Alfred the Great in the year 914 as part of a network to protect the Kingdom of Mercia, the present castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey type built in the 11th century. The castle is well maintained with magnificent...

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  • Ardencote Manor Hotel and Country Club

    Warwick Hotels

    I wanted to share an example of the appalling customer service we received from Ardencote on one of...

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  • St. John’s House Museum

    Warwick Things to Do

    St John's House Museum is an early Jacobean house and has period reconstructions portraying domestic and school life. The museum is great place for children and houses several Victorian displays, including a schoolroom, parlour and a kitchen where you can hand-pump the water into the sink, open all the draws and take part in many activities. An...

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Kenilworth

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  • Kenilworth Castle

    Kenilworth Things to Do

    If you are anywhere in the nearby area you really should visit Kenilworth castle. It is an excellent example of a classic English castle, developed and expanded from its original Norman 'motte and bailey' roots by such illustrious owners as John of Gaunt and Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Dudley made it particularly special...somewhere for his...

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  • Victoria Lodge

    Kenilworth Hotels

    180 Warwick Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1HU, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • July – Kenilworth Carnival

    Kenilworth Local Customs

    The procession, headed by the Carnival Queen boasts floats from town schools, sports groups, charities, pubs and theatres and sets off from the castle on its traditional route through the streets. There is plenty of fun and games waiting at the end of the route in Abbey Fields. Charity and craft stalls vie for business while in the main ring, dance...

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Rugby

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  • Table Table

    Rugby Restaurants

    Family restaurant that operates under the Table Table chain belonging to the Premier Inn Stable. The pub is modern, clean, the prices reasonable prices and the good food; my steak was cooked perfectly with some tasty chips. The young waitress was helpful and efficient.The restaurant is divided into several distinct areas with an adjoining lounge...

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  • Express By Holiday Inn RUGBY

    Rugby Hotels

    Brownsover Road, East Police House, Rugby, Warwick

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Visit Rugby Art Gallery

    Rugby Things to Do

    Rugby Art Gallery and Museum houses:The Rugby Collection of 20th Century British Art, which includes prints from artists such as Stanley Spencer, Bridget Riley, L. S. Lowry and Lucian Freud.The Tripontium Collection of Roman artefacts.A Social History Gallery which celebrates everyday life in the town over the past 200 years.A changing exhibition...

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Nuneaton

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  • a different side of nuneaton

    Nuneaton Off The Beaten Path

    if you want somewhere that is peaceful with no noise head along the canal up 2 hartsill quarries there you will find loads of wildlife plants ect also its next to a few pubs my favourite being the ankor inn

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  • Ambion Court Hotel

    Nuneaton Hotels

    The Green Dadlington, Nuneaton, CV13 6JB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • A nice countryside walk

    Nuneaton Off The Beaten Path

    Kingsbury Waterpark is a great place to go if you want to do pretty much anything. You can cycle, picnic, fly kites, walk dogs, play hide n' seek, hike, fish, play with water guns-anything!! There are loads of nature spots where you can watch birds if you are into that, and bigs expanses of fields if you want to picnic, or just have loads of fun...

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Henley in Arden

  • High Street

    Henley in Arden Things to Do

    But the real attraction of Henley is simply wandering along the High Street, nipping down little alleyways. With 150 listed buildings (not all open to the public), there's plenty to see. And with so many historic pubs - The Nag's Head, The Blue Bell, The Three Tuns, The White Swan, The Black Swan - there's plenty of opportunities to soak up the...

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  • High Street

    Henley in Arden Things to Do

    But the real attraction of Henley is simply wandering along the High Street, nipping down little alleyways. With 150 listed buildings (not all open to the public), there's plenty to see. And with so many historic pubs - The Nag's Head, The Blue Bell, The Three Tuns, The White Swan, The Black Swan - there's plenty of opportunities to soak up the...

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  • The Market Cross

    Henley in Arden Things to Do

    In the 'centre' of the town, where there's the closest Henley has to a village square, is the surviving 15th century market cross - one of the few left in Warwickshire. It's somewhat worn but it has survived the ravages of history, the top having being lost in the late 18th century.

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Ryton on Dunsmore

  • Friendly Village

    Ryton on Dunsmore Favorites

    Just wanted to respond to a comment made about the village of Ryton on Dunsmore being 'uninspiring'. Having lived here for several years we actually have an awful lot of history, right back to the church and the Domesday books. Try the village out before assuming!

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  • Oganic Food

    Ryton on Dunsmore Restaurants

    An unusual venue is the Ryton Organic Gardens Restaurant. We went for the eighth Annual Potato Weekend, there were a record 141 varieties on display. We came home with 9 varieties to plant in our garden to grow for ourselves. We have now booked up for the 9th Annual Potato Weekend on Saturday 2nd Feb 2002. When we went to the Potato Day Meal on...

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  • Visit Ryton Organic Gardens. ...

    Ryton on Dunsmore Off The Beaten Path

    Visit Ryton Organic Gardens. Ten acres of landscaped grounds devoted to organic gardening. Situated 5 miles east of Coventry towards Rugby, just off the A45, along an un-numbered road leading to the village of Wolston. It is signed from the A45 with brown tourist information signs saying 'Ryton Gardens'. Run by the Henry Doubleday Research...

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Whatcote

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  • Old allotments round walk.

    Whatcote Things to Do

    A walk around the allotments of Whatcote,distance 2.5 miles,takes max 1.5 hrs.So called as part of it follows the path trodden by the villagers going to work on their allotments many years ago.Re-opened in 1994 thanks to Tom Smith and his footpath volunteers,on August 21st and a picnic was held after and hopefully now a yearly event.Start in...

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  • ST.Peter's Church.

    Whatcote Things to Do

    As there is mention of a priest in the Domesday Book then there must have already been a church on the site when construction of the present church began around 1150.Additions were made following this until in 1767 major repairs were carried out and More work was carried out in 1840 but when in 1940 a German bomb caused extensive damage to the...

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  • Historical pub.

    Whatcote Restaurants

    Built in 1168 as an ale house for workers building churches in the area.Inside the chimney there are iron rungs leading upto a hideaway to the right.In 1642 Cromwell and his officers used the house as temporary quarters before the battle of Edgehill and had the bread oven removed and a slit made in the wall to look out over Edgehill.They returned...

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Top Warwickshire Hotels

Stratford-upon-Avon Hotels
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Kenilworth Hotels
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Royal Leamington Spa Hotels
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Warwick Hotels
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Nuneaton Hotels
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Ryton on Dunsmore Hotels
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Rugby Hotels
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Henley in Arden Hotels
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Bidford Hotels
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Alcester Hotels
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