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  • Boudica, Romans and Wars of the Roses in north Warwickshire
    Boudica, Romans and Wars of the Roses in north Warwickshire

    Perhaps not known by many, the north part of Warwickshire was the location of two of Englands greatest battles. This page introduces you to Boudica's last battle and the Battle of Bosworth Field and the death of Richard III.

  • Tamworth Castle
    Tamworth Castle
    The Holloway, , Tamworth, Staffs. , B79 7NA

    Wander through the stunning intact rooms with displays that tell the story of this unique Castle. Join one of the many events and get hands-on experiences of how life used to be from Saxon beginnings right through to Victorian times.

  • Astley Castle
    Astley Castle
    Nr. Nuneaton, north Warwickshire, CV10 7QD

    Astley Castle near to Nuneaton and Bedworth was named as the Stirling Prize winner for 2013, a prestigious architectural competition, run by the Royal Institute of British Architects which showcases what is considered the best building in the UK by RIBA chartered architects.

  • Atherstone Country Trail
    Atherstone Country Trail

    Atherstone is a small market town in northern Warwickshire and situated on the Roman Watling Street (better known today as the A5). Wooded hills to the west of the town rise gently towards the ancient Forest of Arden and offer spectactular views of Leicestershire and beyond.

  • Coventry Canal through North Warwickshire
    Coventry Canal through North Warwickshire

    The Coventry Canal meanders through the length of North Warwickshire passing through some of the most picturesque parts of the area. Starting at the Coventry Canal Basin it runs northwards to end at Fradley Junction where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal.

  • Centenary Way Walk - Kingsbury Water Park to Hawkesbury Junction
    Centenary Way Walk - Kingsbury Water Park to Hawkesbury Junction

    This is the first part of the Centenary Way Walk and starts at Kingsbury Water Park and guides you in easy stages to Hawkesbury Junction were the Coventry Canal meets the Oxford Canal.

  • Centenary Way (Warwickshire)
    Centenary Way (Warwickshire)
    CV34 4SX

    The Way passes the Tame Valley, Atherstone Ridge, the George Eliot country around Nuneaton, before passing to the east of Coventry to Kenilworth, Warwick and Leamington Spa. From here it heads to the Burton Dassett Hills, Edge Hill, Shipston-on-Stour and Ilmington Downs. Length is 158 km / 98 miles.

  • Heart of England Way
    Heart of England Way

    A long distance walk which runs through north Warwickshire on its journey from Staffordshire to the Cotswolds.

  • The Friends of Atherstone Heritage
    The Friends of Atherstone Heritage
    White Hart House , Atherstone, CV9 1AX

    Friends of Atherstone Heritage is a sub-committee of Atherstone Town Council that help and get involved in local heritage.

  • George Eliot Fellowship
    George Eliot Fellowship
    Barnacle, Nr Coventry, CV7 9LD

    The George Eliot Fellowship was founded by Mr A F Cross on 9 November 1930. Mr Cross was the editor of the Nuneaton Chronicle newspaper and had been campaigning for some 25 years for a memorial to George Eliot.

  • Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre
    Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre
    Avenue Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4LU

    The heritage centre in Nuneaton is a Grade ll listed building that started its life as a free school founded by Lady Elizabeth Newdigate in 1735.

  • Arbury Hall
    Arbury Hall
    Arbury, Warwickshire, CV10 7PT

    Arbury Hall has been the seat of the Newdegate family for over 400 years and is the ancestral home of Viscount and Viscountess Daventry.

  • Old Meeting United Reformed Church
    Old Meeting United Reformed Church
    (Off Leicester Street), Warwickshire, CV12 8AH

    A much loved church and Bedworth's oldest building.

  • Nicholas Chamberlaine Almshouses
    Nicholas Chamberlaine Almshouses
    All Saints Square, Warwickshire,

    Often called the jewel in Bedworth’s crown the picturesque Elizabethan styled buildings in the centre of Bedworth were built in 1840.

  • Packwood House National Trust
    Packwood House National Trust
    Packwood Lane, Lapworth, B94 6AT

    A much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary

  • Baddesley Clinton, National Trust
    Baddesley Clinton, National Trust
    Rising Lane, Knowle, B93 0DQ

    A picturesque medieval moated manor house and garden.

  • Polesworth Abbey
    Polesworth Abbey
    High Street, Polesworth, B78 1DU

    The Abbey Church stands on the north bank of the River Anker in the middle of Polesworth. Polesworth Abbey now welcomes guests for holidays and short breaks in the Abbey Gatehouse and offers tours of the Gatehouse and Abbey site.

  • Bedworth Heritage Centre
    Bedworth Heritage Centre
    All Saints Square, Bedworth, CV12 8NR

    The Bedworth Heritage Centre in All Saints Square, Bedworth is run by members of the Bedworth Society which is a local civic amenity society, registered with The Civic Trust. The heritage centre is in part of the magnificent Nicholas Chamberlaine Almshouses which were built in 1840.

  • Zion Baptist Church
    Zion Baptist Church
    Newdigate Road, Bedworth, CV12 5DE

    An unusually designed, modern church building built in the 1970’s. Services are traditional in format and content and a warm welcome is extended to all visitors.

  • St. Mary the Virgin, Astley Church
    St. Mary the Virgin, Astley Church
    Post Office Row, Nr Nuneaton, CV10 7QD

    The church at Astley was once the size of a cathedral.

  • The Peel Society
    The Peel Society
    Middleton Hall, Tamworth, B78 2AE

    The Peel Collection and Police Museum at Middleton Hall, B78 2AE celebrates the life and times of Sir Robert Peel, the founder of the Police, M.P. for Tamworth and squire of Drayton Manor.

  • Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park
    Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park
    Sutton Cheney, Warwickshire, CV13 0AD

    Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Re-live this famous turning point in British history - the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.

  • Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
    Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
    Riversley Park, Warwickshire, CV11 5TU

    The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful surroundings of Riversley Park and can be found in the centre of Nuneaton.

  • Middleton Hall
    Middleton Hall
    Middleton, Staffs, B78 2AE

    There is so much to appreciate at and about Middleton Hall. It was never a palace but it shows evidence of several phases of English domestic architecture from the late thirteenth to the early nineteenth century.

  • Destination Tamworth
    Destination Tamworth
    Philip Dix Centre, Corporation Street, Tamworth, B79 7DN

    Being surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside with an array of attractive villages, Tamworth offers an ideal lifestyle mix of a vibrant town, coupled with rural tranquillity right on the doorstep.