Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth

4.5
Kenilworth Castle allows you to imagine how life when Queen Elizabeth I frequented the area. Rich in history, the castle claims to be the site of the longest siege in English history, lasting six months in 1266 CE. The castle itself offers numerous architectural styles, evolving from its original design as a Norman tower into a Renaissance palace. The Elizabethan Gardens on site, once lost for over 400 years, are now restored to their former glory. They feature carved arbors, a bejwelled aviary, and the spectacular marble fountain. Explore the castle ruins and the Elizabethan Garden while listening to the audio tour--for both adults and children--which is included in the price of the ticket. Be sure to visit the exhibition in the gatehouse, which provides a comprehensive overview of the castle and the history of the area. Make Kenilworth Castle a centerpiece of your Kenilworth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kenilworth travel itinerary planner.
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  • We’ve been to Kenilworth Castle dozens of times as it’s not too far from us and we’ve got English Heritage membership. But I was a bit worried that all the coronavirus restrictions might make it less....  more »
  • Timed entry. Helpful staff. One way system in operation which works well Plenty of tables for having a picnic on Worth a visit. We will certainly be returning soon  more »

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