Situated in Warwickshire, lying on the River Avon is the county town of Warwick, close to Coventry and Leamington Spa. Warwick connects to the M40 motorway at junctions 13-15 giving access from Birmingham through to London.
Other towns close to Warwick
The other major road is the A46 connecting Warwick to Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry and further afield to Leicester.
The town railway station has direct rail links to London, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, and the Warwick Parkway out of town station provides commuter services to Birmingham and London.
Stagecoach in Warwickshire operate the bus services around the town and surrounding areas.
Things to do
The most famous landmark Warwick has to offer is of course the Castle, dating from 1068 as part of the Norman Conquest of England. There are many Tudor and 17th Century buildings through the town but unfortunately most were destroyed during the Great Fire in 1694. Warwick has a many museums that give an insight into Warwick's history.
If you fancy a bet, visit the famous Warwick Racecourse or if you just want to stroll around tranquil gardens visit the Victorian Hill Close Gardens where you will find 16 gardens and summerhouses. St Nicholas Park also offers parkland as well as riverside walks, boating, crazy golf, a leisure centre and many more activities for all ages.
There are many quality individual shops around Warwick as well as the Market Place with its thriving Saturday market. There are attractive parades too offering high street brands or the smaller stylized shops the line the town centre streets.
There is a variety of choices to eat and drink around the town too. The eateries range from old-fashioned tea rooms, through to cafes, coffee houses to fine dining restaurants. The town has an array of bars, pubs and clubs to compliment.