WONDERS OF WARWICK CASTLE

Attacked in 1264, besieged in 1642 and damaged by fire in 1871, since it was constructed in 1068 at the command of William the Conqueror, Warwick Castle has gloriously survived the ever-changing fortunes of history.

Situated in the heart of the midlands, the picturesque Castle was the birthplace of Richard III’s wife, Anne Neville and played home to the Earls of Warwick until 1978, since then it has become a famous visitor attraction for the whole family, which is not to be missed – especially at Halloween when the dungeons become even more real.

With over 1,000 years of history

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CASTLE

‘A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse.’ In retrospect it might have done Richard III more good if he had asked for a castle! These defensive medieval buildings are found throughout the country, and exploring the dark, dank passages, the scary heights of the look-out towers, the primitive living conditions and the dungeons where the prisoners were held makes you glad that you live in the twentieth century.

This castle, I am glad to say is a far more friendly building and gives great scope for playing ‘baddies and goodies’. It is made entirely from standard plywood sheets

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