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THE LOCAL AREA

Explore Warwick... Our Top 10 suggestions

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Explore Warwick Castle.

The most popular tourist attraction in Warwick is of course the unmissable outline of the ancient Warwick Castle. Make sure you book in advance if you are wanting to visit the castle, as it tends to book out well in advance due to the huge popularity of the attraction.

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Plenty of parks and gardens..

Pack a picnic before heading to St Nicholas Park for a stroll along the River Avon. Explore the historic gardens dotted around the heart of town. Warwick offers a huge variety of points of interest, scenic spots and fun for all the family.

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Places to eat, drink & shop in Historic Warwick.

An abundance of choice for food and drink throughout the town.  Warwick is a traditional market town and it retains a unique individuality – especially on Saturdays when the weekly market is underway.

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The Saltisford Canal Arm Warwick and Hatton Flight 

The Saltisford Canal Arm Warwick is a short stretch of canal located in the town of Warwick. Near Hatton is a flight of 21 locks where the Grand Union Canal ascends 146 feet over a couple of miles. The Hatton flight of locks is known locally as the ‘Stairway to Heaven’.

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Walking & Cycling

The Warwick Town Trail is a walk around the most interesting and beautiful parts of the town. Try the Two Castles Walk or a local cycle ride to Leamington or even Stratford on Avon.

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The Court House & Lord Leycester Hospital

The Court house is a  beautiful building, home to local Warwick Visitor Information Centre. Lord Leycester Hospital has a thatched roof and visible wooden beams. This 700-year-old cottage showcases the classic architecture of medieval times in England.

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Have a Drink in Warwick’s Oldest Pub

Dating back to the beginning of the 15th-century, the Roebuck Inn is the oldest public house in Warwick and is a must-visit pub during your trip It offers delicious pub meals, cold and refreshing drinks, and invigorating teas and coffees.

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A Day at the Races

Warwick race-course is just a 10 minute walk from the property. It is a National Hunt racing course and has a programme of 25 meetings throughout the year.

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Enjoy a Traditional Cream Tea

At Thomas Oken, try a Traditional Cream Tea in the 500-year-old cottage, There is nothing more traditionally English than sitting beneath the old wooden beams of this beautiful cafe with a cup of tea and a scone with cream and jam.

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Stroll Along the Cobbled Street of Old Town

Thatched roofs, cobbled lanes, and winding vines coating the surrounding walls are what awaits you in Old Town of Warwick. Take a stroll down this lane and immerse yourself in the beauty of this quaint part of town.

Beyond Warwick...

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Kenilworth Castle

Discover Kenilworth CastleOn the outskirts of the town centre of Warwick, just a short 15-minute drive from Warwick Castle, lies the ancient ruin of Kenilworth Castle. This is also the perfect stop for any history lovers, or families looking to be entertained and explore the local area. 

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Stratford-Upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town with more than 800 years of history. At Shakespeare’s Birthplace you can visit the place the world’s most famous playwright was born and grew up and you can discover more about his early years. The Town Centre hosts a diverse range of shops, restaurants and accommodation.

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Leamington Spa

Visit Leamington Spa for a Shopping Trip

The slightly larger town of Leamington Spa sits just a brief walk away. Named after the town’s nearby river that was once thought to exhibit healing properties, Leamington Spa is another example of the olden English architecture and culture of the region. 

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