Warwick Castle Photos

Photo of the Mound, Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
The Mound is the oldest part of Warwick Castle. This is where the original 11th century defensive structure was built atop an artificial motte overlooking the river
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
The great gatehouse and barbican, viewed from inside the castle courtyard
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
Guys Tower, from inside the castle courtyard
Photo of the Ghost Tower, Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
Exterior of the Ghost Tower, said to be haunted by the spectre of the murdered lord, Sir Ffulke Greville
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
The Ghost Tower viewed from the river
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
Warwick Castle viewed from the river side
Photo of Warwick Castle gatehouse, Warwickshire, England.
An old portcullis hangs above the gatehouse entrance
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England.
The gatehouse and barbican leading across a deep moat into the castle interior
Photo of trebuchet, Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, England.
This reconstrction of a medieval trebuchet stands on an island in the middle of the river and is part of the castle grounds

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Finwood Cottage 2, Rowington

Finwood Cottage 2

This ground floor cottage is located within the grounds of the owner's home, on the outskirts of the village of Rowington and can sleep four people.
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This beautiful Polesworth cottage occupies the first and second floor of one side of the medieval gatehouse leading to Polesworth Abbey, extending across the arched entrance way and can sleep …
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Mercure Shakespeare Hotel

Mercure Shakespeare Hotel

Located in the town centre, it is close to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeares Birthplace and other attractions. Shakespeares birthplace, Warwick Castle, Heritage Motor Museum, Broadway Halls, Croft New Place, Mary Ardens House, Blenheim Palace and Coventry Cathedral. The Tudor facade and original stone floors in the hotels reception suggest … more >>

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Best Western Grosvenor Hotel

Best Western Grosvenor Hotel

The Best Western Grosvenor Hotel in Stratford upon Avon is a delightful Grade II listed hotel located in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, just 3 minutes walk from the main shopping area, and only a few miles from Warwick, Leamington Spa, Birmingham and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). This … more >>

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