A day at Warwick Castle

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Warwick Castle is a medieval castle developed from a wooden fort, situated in Warwick, a town in Warwickshire, England. The original wooden castle was rebuilt in stone during the 12th century. online tickets range from 19 to 45 GBP which includes various attractions other than the castle.

Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah

Forget Madame Tussauds!! Ever wondered what a weekend spent in Victorian high society would be like? Join the Countess of Warwick and her royal guests for one of her lavish Weekend Parties.

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Too real not to be true!

Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah

In 1898, Frances Countess of Warwick, more affectionately known as Daisy, hosted a weekend party at which the principal guest was the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII.

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Throughout 12 exquisitely designed rooms that were in fact former private apartments, wax figures of the principal attendees stand alongside authentic furniture and furnishings to help bring to life the excitement and drama that swept through this weekend party.

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Here, Countess of Warwick is shown to be trying on her newly commissioned gown. Daisy was a very interesting character. She became a vegetarian, championed women’s education and also stood as a Labour candidate.

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Victorian Britain - its culture, lifestyle is accurately recreated here, right in these 12 rooms! A must visit.

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Here, you can see a young Winston Churchill reading a book in the library.

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Pretty views of the garden from the castle window

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During your visit, make sure to venture across the River Avon to the island. The most famous use for the island was where the 5th Countess of Warwick in the 1890s housed her exotic menagerie of animals. Some of the more unusual animals included Japanese deer, a flock of Chinese geese, an emu, assort

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And of course, for some beautiful pictures!

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Climb the Guy's Tower for this ultimate view of the castle and its gardens. Guy’s Tower was built in the 14th century and is the first tower you see as you enter the castle grounds. It is twelve-sided, stands 39m tall and has five storeys! Climb all the way to the top and that view is your reward.

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One of the most iconic elements of Warwick Castle is the stunning peacocks that roam in their garden home. The Peacock Garden consists of a number of topiary peacocks, manicured hedges and beautiful pond and fountain.

Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah
Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah

At Warwick Castle, they have over 20 peacocks and peahens. Try to spot as many as you can!

Photo of Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK by Nirali Shah
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