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Kenilworth Castle

Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
+44 1926 852078
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Roam though one of Britain's largest and most impressive historic sites. Enjoy a thrilling day out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
amazing castle, gardens and cafe need improving

The good stuff first - the setting of Kenilworth is fantastic, the views from the castle are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Victoria M
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Castle Green | Off Castle Road, Kenilworth CV8 1NE, England
+44 1926 852078
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Roam though one of Britain's largest and most impressive historic sites. Enjoy a thrilling day out at this vast medieval fortress which became an Elizabethan palace. The castle echoes with tales of medieval monarchs, It's connected with king henry V111 and most famously the royal...More

Thank FOOTIEMAN187045
Reviewed 2 days ago

The good stuff first - the setting of Kenilworth is fantastic, the views from the castle are lovely. There's lots of space for kids to run around and grass for picnics. The walkways around the castle have been well done, to allow an understanding of...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kenilworth Castle is a gem of a place. Great for children, safe and lots of places for them to play hide and seek, or roam around on their own. Great too for kids parties, take your own picnic and settle somewhere central for them to...More

Thank Ruth2000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the bigger English castles, this one was nice to look at. It has free parking on premises. It contains an important part of English history and a lot of the castle is still good enough to imagine how life there once was. Tip:...More

Thank Victor-Poonam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there on our way to hotel from Warwick Castle. Compered to Warwick Castle this castle was quite and relaxing. Castle is ruined but very recommended to see. You can clime staircase and go three levels higher to see whatever left after castle and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went last minute instead of the local park. Spent all day plodding around inventing games, hiding from the rain. Had the best view of a lightening storm in the distance. Kids loved listening to stories by the trust while grown ups as with tea...More

Thank amandabO7684SM
Reviewed 5 days ago

We just loved this castle and the grounds are beautifully kept. They were preparing for a big event but we still enjoyed it. The guides were so enthusiastic and we loved it.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day - staff everywhere lovely and friendly particularly with children. The castle is one where you can actually climb up and see some wonderful views. Ideal for the families who want to let children explore history, I believe there are audio guides as well...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 6 days ago

A little bit of effort to read up on the fascinating history of Kenilworth pays dividends. It sets the atmosphere for a most enjoyable exploration of the ruins, that through the ages have seen so much of, both, the different residents and the country's fortunes...More

Thank 1FairDeal2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about 4 hours at kenilworth and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. It's about 12 years since our last visit and there have been several improvements. The stairs leading up to the top of Leicester's building are a real bonus, with explanations on each level...More

Thank Colette M
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17 April 2017|
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Response from venetianintown | Reviewed this property |
No but you can claim money back on entry
Gill B
12 January 2017|
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA | Property representative |
Hi Gill. Members enter for free. Non members pay £10.10, children pay £6.