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Kenilworth is an attractive historical town in the English county of Warwickshire. Kenilworth grew up around the now-ruined castle that forms striking centrepiece to the town, notable for being the seat of power of revolutionary baron Simon de Montfort.

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By car[edit]

A well-signposted exit from the A46 between Warwick and Coventry takes you onto the A452, a grand designation for a busy, windy road that makes its way through the town centre. The A452 is the main road north out of town for travellers heading from Leamington

By bus[edit]

Kenilworth is fairly well served by local buses, particularly from the nearby Leamington Spa and Warwick.

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  • Kenilworth Castle, Castle Green, tel 01926 852078, fax 01926 851514, [2]. Open 1 November–28 February 10am-4pm, 1 March-31 August 10am-5pm, closed 24-26 December and 1 January, last admission 30 mins before closing time, admission adults £10.70, children £6.40, concessions £9.60, English Heritage members free, family ticket £27.80. One of the most impressive castle ruins in England. If you don't want to pay, you can walk the circuit around the castle walls.

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  • Virgins and Castle, 7 High Street (walkable from Abbey Fields), [1]. M-F 11AM-11PM, Sa 9AM-mignight, Su 9AM-10.30PM. One of the oldest pubs in Warwickshire, at the old end of Kenilworth. Excellent English and Filipino food. Pub quiz on Monday nights. £5-15.  edit

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Get out[edit]

Take the bus to Warwick and visit Warwick Castle or to the spa town of Leamington

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