Warwick Castle

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Warwick Castle has witnessed some of the darkest, bloodiest and most frightening times in history. Its history stretches back almost 1,100 years. It was in 914AD that Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great, ordered the building of a 'burh' or an earthen rampart to protect the small hill top settlement of Warwick from Danish invaders. Whatever your interest there is certain to be something here to keep every body happy from the macabre dungeons to the victorian rose gardens and keeps and towers inbetween.

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Legend

Fulke Greville is said to haunt the Watergate Tower, despite being murdered in Holborn; the Watergate Tower is also known as the Ghost Tower and for most of the year it is home to "Warwick Ghosts Alive", a short, live-action show telling the story of Fulke Greville's murder. The show uses live actors, sound, lighting and visual effects.

Directions

Train

Warwick Station is approximately one mile from the Castle. A direct service into London Marylebone (1 hour 45 minutes) or Birmingham Snow Hill is available.

Car

The Castle is well signposted, and less than two miles from junction 15 of the M40.
A46 Closure 2nd - 3rd August
Part of the A46 will be closed from 6pm on Saturday 2nd August until approximately midday the following day. The section that will be closed is for journeys eastbound between Longbridge Island and Warwick. Diversion signage will be put in place.
This closure does not affect those travelling on the M40.

Admission

Opening times (5 January - 3 April):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times (4 April - 1 November):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:00

Prices (Castle):
AdultChild 4 - 16OAPStudentFamily
£16.95£10.00£11.95£14.95£45.00

Prices (Castle and Dungeon):
AdultChild 4 - 16OAPStudentFamily
£21.95£15.00£16.95£19.95£65.00

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Contact

Address: Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU, UK.
Phone: +44 0870 442 2000
Email: customer.information@warwick-castle.com

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