Archery Demonstration at Warwick Castle, England.

Archery Demonstration at Warwick Castle, England.

This evening, I am providing information on Warwick Castle, a major visitor attraction which is situated about 100 miles N.W.of London, England.

As illustrated by the images, Warwick Castle is a substantial fortification.It has a provenance dating back to 1068 when a basic, motte and bailey defensive system was constructed on orders of William the Conqueror.

During the 1000 years which the castle has evolved it has been the power base of the British Crown and such famous families as de Newburgh, Beauchamp, Neville, Plantagenet and Greville. Today, the castle is owned by Merlin, an entertainments company.

Visitors can observe evolution of castle architecture and visit various aspects including:

  • The Mound.
  • The Gatehouse and towers.
  • Gaol.
  • Great Hall, Queen Anne Bedroom and State Dining Room.
  • Rose Garden.
  • Conservatory.
  • Mill & Engine House.
  • River Avon.

There are also medieval themed demonstrations of archery, falconry and trebuchet firing.

Visitors should allow about two to three hours to gain a full appreciation of this extensive site.

Main entrance at Warwick Castle, Englland

Main entrance at Warwick Castle, England.

Cedar Drawing Room at Warwick Castle, England.

Cedar Drawing Room at Warwick Castle, England.

Mounted Knight, Great Hall, Warwick Castle, England.

Mounted Knight, Great Hall, Warwick Castle, England.

Great Hall and apartments, Warwick Castle, England.

Great Hall and apartments, Warwick Castle, England.

The Mound, Warwick Castle, England

The Mound, Warwick Castle, England.

Guy's Tower, Warwick Castle, England

Guy’s Tower, Warwick Castle, England.

River Avon at Warwick Castle, England.

River Avon at Warwick Castle, England.

Firing Trebuchet at Warwick Castle, England.

 

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