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Warwickshire

Find rolling countryside, riverside walks and the houses steeped in history. Havens for persecuted Catholics, stories of the gunpower plot and centuries of fascinating stories are all to be found at our places in Warwickshire.

Places to visit

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Top places to visit in Warwickshire

A view on a bright sunny day, looking out at the red bricked Gatehouse with its turrets gleaming in the sunlight. The tudor house is nestled in the background behind the formal gardens, with bright blue skies above. Slightly parched grass lines the pathway in the foreground. With the sun overhead, the days feels warm, calm and tranquil.
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Charlecote Park 

A Victorian home set in landscaped deer park

Warwick, Warwickshire

Fully open today
A view of the house at Packwood from the gardens in summer
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Packwood House 

Much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary

Lapworth, Warwickshire

Fully open today
A courtyard surrounded by a brick and stone building with tall chimneys on one side, and a moat on the other
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Baddesley Clinton 

Discover a secluded, intimate estate set in the heart of the Forest of Arden with 500 years of fascinating and unexpected stories

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Fully open today
Exterior of Upton House, with neatly trimmed hedges standing either side of a wide driveway at Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire.
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Upton House and Gardens 

Lord and Lady Bearsted’s 1930s country retreat with dramatic terraced gardens and world-renowned art collection.

near Banbury, Warwickshire

Fully open today
Scaffold stairs at Coughton Court
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Coughton Court 

Coughton Court is an imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a collection of Catholic treasures

Alcester, Warwickshire

Fully open today
View of Farnborough Hall showing the south and west facades across the lawn
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Farnborough Hall 

Honey-coloured stone house with exquisite plasterwork and fine landscaped garden

near Banbury, Warwickshire

Closed now
Exterior view of Kinwarton Dovecote, Warwickshire
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Kinwarton Dovecote 

Circular 14th-century dovecote

near Alcester, Warwickshire

Fully open today
The Fleece Inn, Evesham, Worcestershire
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The Fleece Inn 

A traditional English pub

near Evesham, Worcestershire

Fully open today

Spring gardens and blossom

Enjoy buds, blooms and blossom across the county

Spring blossom in the walled garden, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire
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Visiting the garden at Baddesley Clinton 

Wander round the walled garden, courtyard and orchard that make up the garden here at Baddesley Clinton.

Tulips in the borders at Packwood, Warwickshire
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Exploring the garden at Packwood 

Explore Packwood’s garden and its seasonal delights. Flamboyant flower borders in a ‘mingled’ style, magnificent yew trees and a bountiful kitchen garden all wait to be discovered.

A wide shot of a few cedar of Lebanon trees bordering the lawn at Upton House, Warwickshire
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Visiting the garden at Upton 

Visit Upton's historic garden and marvel at the view that unfolds in front of you. Discover the Mirror Pool and enjoy the late spring and early summer blooms.

Spring walks in Warwickshire

Enjoy the lighter days and the blooms of spring on one of our walks around the county

A grass path splits into two directions through a field of yellow buttercups, framed by leafy trees and a bright blue sky.
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Parkland walk at Charlecote Park 

Walk through the parkland at Charlecote Park and take in the scenery, history and wildlife in this tranquil corner of Warwickshire.

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Walking
DistanceMiles: 0.75 (km: 1.2) to miles: 1.1 (km: 1.76)
Moat bridge at Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire, in springtime
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Packwood House to Baddesley Clinton walk 

A beautiful walk through the Arden countryside, taking in the Stratford-upon-Avon canal and two tranquil Warwickshire properties.

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Walking
DistanceMiles: 5 (km: 8)
A spring scene showing sunlight through a bluebell filled woodland scene

See all the walks in Warwickshire 

From ancient woodland at Coughton Court to parkland packed with wildlife at Charlecote Park, these are some of the best places to enjoy a walk in Warwickshire.

What's on in Warwickshire

Family visitors watching a performance at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

Events in Warwickshire 

Join in a host of seasonal adventures and events for all ages at places near you. Find out what's on and what’s coming soon.

Get involved

Group of visitors on a guided tour in the Picture Gallery at Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

Volunteering in Warwickshire 

Help bring to life the places we look after, by volunteering at a special historic place in Warwickshire.

Visitors walking in the grounds on a sunny day at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire
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Supporter groups in Warwickshire 

Find a local supporter group in Warwickshire to meet like-minded people and enjoy activities including visits and talks and help with outdoor conservation and fundraising events.

Sustainable Travel

Four children under ten walking through green-leafed woodland
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Sustainable travel in Warwickshire 

There are a number of sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Warwickshire, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Here’s a little more information that can help you plan your visit.

Upcoming events

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May half-term 'Bee Detective' Trail 

Charlecote Park, Warwick, Warwickshire

'Buzz' around the parkland on this family-friendly activity trail and help the bees find their queen bee.

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27 May to 2 Jun 2024
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09:00 to 17:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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ARTconnects at Packwood House 

Packwood House, Lapworth, Warwickshire

Join us as we host the final creative workshop with ARTconnects this bank holiday Monday.

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27 May 2024
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11:00 to 14:00
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May half term at Upton House and Gardens 

Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury, Warwickshire

Bring your little ones to make a butterfly mask this May half term.

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27 May to 31 May 2024
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11:00 to 14:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Craft Wednesday in May half-term 

Charlecote Park, Warwick, Warwickshire

Have fun making something bee-themed for May half-term.

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on
29 May 2024
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10:00 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Tai Chi at Upton House and Gardens 

Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury, Warwickshire

Join Debbie Wild from the Swan School of Tai Chi and Qigong, who will guide you through this ancient Chinese exercise, in the meditative setting of our Quiet Orchard, on alternate Wednesdays from 17 April, 10:45am-12:15pm.

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29 May to 18 Sep 2024
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10:45 to 12:15
+ 9 other dates or times
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Children's Outdoor Yoga at Baddesley Clinton 

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Join us for a free children’s outdoor yoga workshop here at Baddesley (normal admission applies).

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1 Jun to 10 Aug 2024
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10:00 to 11:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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PIF PAF Theatre Group at Coughton Court 

Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire

Join us at Coughton Court where PIF PAF will be performing SEED also affectionately known as the ‘slug’ show. SEED is a one-man, high action comedy show which tells the story of Wilford, a tree-planting, rockabilly anarcho nomad.

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1 Jun 2024
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11:45 to 12:30
+ 2 other dates or times
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Charlecote's Tree Walk 

Charlecote Park, Warwick, Warwickshire

Pick up a free leaflet and enjoy a self-led trail around the parkland.

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3 Jun to 2 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 91 other dates or times
Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

Where will you visit next?

Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.