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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.