Warwick Castle Overview
Warwick Castle is a British gothic Castile that located in Warwickshire, England. The castle situated in the corner of River Avon near Warwick railway station. The William the Conqueror created the castle in 1068. In 1978, the castle was acquired by the Tussauds Group. Later the Tussauds Group was purchased by The Blackstone Group. The castle reconstructed in the 12th century. During the construction, four houses demolished for providing space. The Merlin Entertainments operate the castle under a 35-year lease.
The main attractions of the castle are Great Hall and State Rooms, Royal Weekend Party, Kingmaker, Time Tower, and The Castle Grounds. The Time Tower of the Castle takes visitors through the journey of bloodshed, death, and treachery. The castle also has a Tea house for visitors. The restaurants of the castle serve fresh pizza, pasta, salads to the visitors. The committee of the castle provides free second day tickets.
Warwick Castle History
The Warwick school was established in the castle, and the complete information about it is visible on their site. In 1068, king constructed a castle so that he can maintain control over the Midlands. The church was also established by first Earl of Warwick in 1119 whereas in between 1127 to 1128, Bishop of Worcester removed the church. Queen Victoria visited the castle habituated to Sir Fulke Greville from King James I.
The castle was inaugurated in 1858 with a local celebration. In 1990, the castle built a ticket office and also employees a permanent guide for visitors. In 2001, the British Tourist Authority named the castle as Top 10 historic houses and monuments. The Mansion was acknowledged as Britain’s Best Castle by Good Britain Guide in 2003. In July 2007, the castle sold to Prestbury Group.