Kenilworth Castle - English Heritage

Kenilworth Castle - English Heritage
Castle Green
Kenilworth
Warwickshire
CV8 1NE
England

Website

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/kenilworth-castle/

E-mail

customers@english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone

01926 852078

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View of Kenilworth Castle from the Elizabethan Garden
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Take your family to one of England's most spectacular castle ruins in Warwickshire, and discover links to some major historical figures, including "Bad" King John, Henry V, and Henry VIII.

Venue Type:

Museum, Castle or defences

Opening hours

1-31 Oct daily 10am-5pm, 1 Nov-12 Feb Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, 13-17 Feb daily 10am-4pm, 18 Feb-31 Mar Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan

Admission charges

8.00/7.20/4.80/20.80

Discounts

  • English Heritage
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Medieval Realms Discovery Visit

Tour the outer curtain wall and inner bailey with your guide and discover how the castle was attacked and defended. Handle real and replica artefacts and piece together our 3D contour map to reveal why Kenilworth Castle was built here.
Duration: Full day
Key Stage: 2, 3, History

How to obtain

Call 0121 625 6864 to book this full day session, available every weekday during term time. Price £60 per group of up to 30 pupils until April 2009, £75 per group after April 2009. Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.19507 for more information.

Discover Kenilworth Castle Discovery Visit

Join a special guided tour to discover more about this incredible castle. Choose from life in a castle, medieval life, the Tudors or the English Civil War.
Duration: 1 1/4 hours
Key Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4, History

How to obtain

Call 0121 625 6864 to book a 1¼ hour session, available every weekday during term time. Price £60 per group of up to 30 pupils until April 2009, £75 per group after April 2009. Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.19507 for more information.

Meet a Medieval Soldier Discovery Visit

Venture into history with a costumed guide on a tour to fire the imagination. How did armies attack the castle and how did those inside keep them out? Discover medieval food, living conditions (including toilets!), medieval surgery and a glimpse into the dark world of crime and punishment.
Duration: 1 1/2 hours
Key Stage: 2, 3, History

How to obtain

Call 0121 625 6864 to book a 1½ hour session, available June 8–10 and 12 2009. Price £75 per group. Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.19507 for more information.

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