GAB Handyman Service Area Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

GAB Handyman Service Area Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, also in the town of Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England is a beautiful and historic castle built during the Norman invasion of England; during the 10th century. Built on the hillside above the moat which drained the River Kenilworth, the castle was enlarged and became a large palace, containing many baths, chambers and even a prison. It was fortified against attacks by marauding knights and soldiers and was never reduced to rubble, even though it was repeatedly destroyed during two English invasions. Today, Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden are open to the public and it can be a great weekend getaway.

If you visit Kenilworth castle, you will see the impressive grounds, which are surrounded by beautiful gardens and the castles surrounded by woods. You can tour the entire grounds but the best time to visit is in May when the turf is freshly mowed. In May, you can take a walking tour along the moat where you will see the magnificent Tudor stables. The gardens and the castle both have medieval origins and the visitor can see authentic examples of weaponry such as halberds, swords, bows, arrows and an array of other military paraphernalia. To make sure that everyone has a fantastic time, there is plenty of interactive exhibits, activities, music, food and other attractions. There are also private rooms available to rent which have comfortable and luxurious surroundings.

For a more leisurely visit, consider taking part in one of the Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden’s many activities such as: Horse Riding – Bring your horse to use at the park and be entertained by a professional equestrian instructor. Bring your camera and get creative with the photographs. Take part in the horse riding demonstration and then get hands-on and enjoy the stunning grounds and the magnificent Tudor stables. This activity provides plenty of opportunity to view the beautiful scenery.

Visiting the Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Gardens as a family and spending some quality time with your children will give you great memories to cherish for a lifetime. During your visit, the children might like to visit the medieval fort which overlooks the grounds, or they might prefer to visit the great hall where King Arthur and his knights sat. Or perhaps they would rather explore the castles’ medieval underground passageways, where they may find the lost treasures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Children will also love the opportunity to get hands-on with animals at the interactive exhibition. The Ringing Tree will entertain the little ones with their natural sounds, while the lion entertain them with their visual effects and the Pea is the Bug will entice the kids with their interactive animation. The Ringing Tree can be enjoyed all day long, while the lion can stay for close up to feed. The interactive lion experience can be enjoyed all day long, while the Pea is the Bug is best enjoyed at night. All day and night, you will see the amazing light show at the Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Gardens.

There is no need to leave the grounds when you visit the luxurious, welcoming Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden. The gardens are surrounded by a magnificent wall that was designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1840. This spectacular wall consists of two imposing gates that open into a massive foyer and private rooms. The foyer has been designed with an aristocratic style, with gold thread handrails and large vaulted ceilings. The private rooms, which contain private bar and plush, comfortable seating, are surrounded by beautiful hand-carved oak furniture.