Set in the heart of England’s lush countryside, Warwickshire is surely the jewel in England’s crown. Steeped in history, Warwickshire’s towns offer a unique mix of Medieval, Regency and modern architecture populated by vibrant communities. With it’s glorious centrepiece of Warwick Castle, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068, Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire situated on a bend of the River Avon. Used as a stronghold until the early 17th century, it was granted to Sir Fulke Greville by James I in 1604. Greville converted it to a country house and it was owned the Greville family who became Earls of Warwick in 1759. Not to be overshadowed, Kenilworth boasts it’s own Medieval castle. Constructed from Norman through to Tudor times, the castle has been described as “the finest surviving example of a semi-royal palace of the latter Middle Ages”. Now, mostly in ruins, it is the venue for many exciting historical family events throughout the year.
For history of a different kind, Rugby is known the world over as the home of Rugby Football, originating at its world famous public school of the same name. The town consists mainly of Victorian architecture and is situated close to the M6/M1 junction.
For families seeking great schools, beautiful surroundings and all the amenities one could need, Leamington Spa offers both classic architecture and hip apartments.
If you are seeking a quieter pace of life Warwickshire has some of the most beautiful Retirement Villages or maybe you would just like to downsize and enjoy glorious countryside, all the rich history of Warwickshire and fabulous shopping on your doorstep.
With excellent motorway access linking it to the rest of central England (M42/M6) as well as Worcestershire (M40 /M5) and Oxfordshire (M40,) even the capital can be accessed by rail in less than an hour from the counties four main railway stations including Warwick Parkway Station.
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