Historic Buildings in Warwickshire

In this category of attractions you will find heritage properties ranging from medieval schools to guildhalls, manors, Tudor farm buildings, and more. For a look at how the upper classes lived, see our list of historic houses (stately homes).

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British History Quiz

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This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)


Polesworth (Self catering)
Porter's Lodge, Polesworth

Porter's Lodge

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 …
Sleeps 2

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Stratford-upon-Avon (Self catering)
The Dairy, Stratford-upon-Avon

The Dairy

This single storey barn conversion is situated on the owner’s sheep and arable farm, and sleeps up to four people.
Sleeps 4

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Stratford-upon-Avon (Hotel)
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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Stratford-upon-Avon (Hotel)
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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