Warwick lies on the banks of the River Avon, in the county of Warwickshire. It is an ancient market town, with a rich history as a Saxon fortification in the 9th century, and the site of an imposing castle since the 11th century. Take a wander into the town centre from your holiday cottage in Warwick, and you will discover a variety of independent businesses, including antique centres, boutiques, galleries, tearooms, and some of the region’s best restaurants. You will notice fine medieval architecture, and an abundance of parks and gardens. Self-catering holidays in Warwick would be incomplete without exploring the magnificent Victorian Hill Close Gardens, and the Master’s Garden, at Lord Leycester Hospital. Pick up a copy of the town trail from the visitor centre, and discover the town’s many historic landmarks, including Market Hall, Saxon Mill, St John’s Museum, and Shire Hall. Warwick is famous for its many annual celebrations, including a beer festival, a literary festival, and a Victorian Evening. The green hills and stone-built villages of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are a short drive southward from Warwick, while the rugged countryside of the Shropshire Hills lie to the town’s west
Castle View is a striking architecturally designed, large holiday home opposite Warwick Castle Warwickshire. With a seamless blend of new and old, the cottage features exposed beams and stone walls, plus an orangery, a lovely garden, balconies and impressive views of the famous castle.
Staying in Warwick? Here Are Some Recommended Places to Visit
Don’t miss this spectacular 18th century garden in the town centre, beautifully restored after years of dereliction.
Delve into the region’s military history at this excellent museum, at the Court House, on Jury Street.
Have a day out at this popular family-friendly farm attraction, and peruse the Victorian shopping village’s many boutiques.
Explore some of the country’s finest example of half-timbered medieval architecture, and treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Brethren’s Kitchen.
Take a wander around these rare surviving Victorian hedged gardens, created in 1845 as an extension of local homes.