Welcome to Warwick

Warwick, the county town, is famous for its magnificent castle and historic charm. It enjoys a calendar of diverse and exciting events throughout the year, including the popular Folk Festival, Thai and Literary Festivals, as well as Retro Warwick and the renowned Victorian Evening.

Warwick’s mainly independent businesses offer an enticing blend of the old and the new, from gift shops, antique centres and traditional tea rooms to fashion shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. Market Place is the heart of the town, hosting a variety of cafes, pubs and shops and a thriving market every Saturday. Swan Street is always a hive of activity and the town’s busiest shopping street, Smith Street is the oldest shopping street in Warwick and boasts a unique mix of independent shops and restaurants.

Discounted Castle tickets are available at the Visitor Information Centre. Adults £18, Students, Children (4-15) and Seniors (60+) £16. The Information Centre is housed inside the magnificent Court House, Jury Street, where you will also find our splendid ballroom which is available for hire and the Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum.

Warwickshire has been named one of the best places to visit in Europe, according to the Lonely Planet guide. The county was listed as sixth of Europe’s best 2016 destinations ahead of the east coast of Tenerife, Northern Dalamatia in Croatia and the Texel in the Netherlands in the travel guide.

Warwick Visitor Guide

Warwick Visitor Guide click here to download, or pop in for your free copy during opening hours. We have a range of free publications on display including an accommodation guide and leaflets on the surrounding area.

Top Attractions

There are many attractions and museums to visit in Warwick as well as beautiful parks and gardens and charming buildings of outstanding quality from every period from the last thousand years.

Visit Warwick Castle, where you’ll be surrounded by jaw dropping history, magic and myth and adventure! Close to the town centre, Warwick Racecourse is one of the oldest in the country and retains its historic charm and character. It offers a full programme of jump racing from September to May.

Visitor Information Centre

Whilst visiting Warwick make your first stop the Visitor Information Centre situated inside the Court House, Jury Street, in the centre of town. Our knowledgeable staff will be able to help you make the most of your visit supplying information on Warwick and the surrounding area.

The Visitor Information Centre and the Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum are both fully accessible.

Warwick Visitor Information Centre has a wide range of publications, local guides, maps and souvenirs to help you make the most of your visit.

We look forward to welcoming you to Warwick. If you have any questions or comments then please e-mail us: info@visitwarwick.co.uk Please Note:- We will normally reply to e-mailed enquires within 1 working day of receipt. If you wish to receive information by post, please ring +44 (0)1926 492212.