Warwick is a picturesque historic market town famed for being home to Britain’s ultimate Castle, Warwick Castle.
Warwick is a town on the River Avon, in England’s West Midlands region. It’s known for the medieval Warwick Castle, founded by William the Conqueror. The Collegiate Church of St. Mary in the heart of the town offers panoramic views from its town and has a Norman crypt. The timber-framed buildings of 14th-century Lord Leycester Hospital cluster by the city’s West Gate. The St. John’s House Museum is housed in a Jacobean mansion with gardens.
The town of Warwick is graced with a wide variety of attractive parks and gardens, both privately and publicly owned. They range from the charming Victorian Hill Close Gardens, the Master’s Garden at the Lord Leycester Hospital and the spectacular Mill Garden to the public spaces of Priory Park, St Nicholas Park and the Pageant Garden.
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in Warwick
This summer Warwick will be playing host to the Commonwealth Games Cycling Road Race! On Sunday 7 August 160 of the world’s best cyclists are set to gather at Myton Fields for the road races. Spectators will be able to line the road race route, which is set to pass Warwick Castle, and will start and finish in St Nicholas Park, alongside the River Avon.
There will also be a live festival site in Market Place, Warwick from Sunday 28th July to Monday 8th August, 10am-10pm daily where visitors can soak up the atmosphere of the games with live screens and pop up events and activities. Find more information here.