A stay in a hotel near Warwick Castle is one of the smartest ways to take advantage of the attractions that make this area a great family break destination.
From the excellent interactive displays of Warwick Castle itself to the fascinating St John's House Museum, which is only a short drive away, this part of the UK is a brilliant option for a weekend break.
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The Regent hotel in Leamington Spa is a perfect base for exploring this historical and picturesque town, famous since Roman Times for the medicinal qualities of its salty spa waters. It became a very popular holiday destination on the early 19th century, when the Royal Pump Rooms and Baths opened. These are well worth a visit today and form part of a large cultural complex, offering a variety of things to see and do.
Modern Leamington Spa also boasts a fine array of shops, restaurants and cafes and when you stay with us, you'll be at the heart of the town. After a little shopping, why not visit Quarry Park Disc Golf course, or perhaps you'd prefer to spend a pleasant afternoon roaming the Ufton Fields Nature Reserve, just a short drive away.
Things to do near Warwick Castle
Spend some time in the pretty and historical university town of Warwick, part of an area known as Shakespeare's country. Race fans will enjoy a day at Warwick Races, one of the oldest venues in the country, in a photo-ready setting next to Warwick Castle.
The Castle itself is also well worth a visit, whether you're on a trip with the family or you're in a group looking to explore the area's history. A wonderful example of Britain's heritage, the Castle has brilliant interactive displays to help bring the past to life. Don't miss the dungeons or the daily shows, and the real-life jousting is something to be seen.
If you can't get enough of history, why not pay a visit to nearby Kenilworth Castle? This was once the home of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, a member of the mighty Plantagenet family who died in the late 14th Century. Then make your way to the nearby town of Leamington Spa; there you'll find the Royal Spa Centre, now a fantastic cultural complex offering lots of things to see and do, and then you could wander through the bright blooms and flowing water of the stunning Victorian Jephson Gardens.