The vast medieval fortress of Kenilworth Castle is one of the largest historic visitor attractions in the West Midlands and one of the most spectacular castle ruins in England. Set in vast grounds in Warwickshire, Kenilworth is the perfect place for the whole family to go exploring and play king of the castle.
Kenilworth is best known as the home of Robert Dudley, the great love of Queen Elizabeth I. Once boasting the finest architecture in Elizabethan England, you can still imagine the ornate palace Dudley created for his Queen in Kenilworth’s magnificent ruins today.
The authentically recreated Elizabethan Garden, an exhibition dedicated to Elizabeth’s visits to Kenilworth, and the castle’s very own costumed Queen promenading the grounds at events throughout the year really bring this romantic royal story to life.
The castle ruins are the perfect place for the whole family to start their very own time-travelling adventure. Explore where kings and queens once danced and dined, climb the ramparts and imagine a castle under siege, and learn how a gift of tennis balls in the Great Hall led to the battle of Agincourt…
After a day of historic explorations the Stable Tearooms is just the spot to indulge in some tempting treats and plan your next epic adventure.