Visit Warwick

An enchanting historic town

Warwick offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with a rich mix of history and heritage and a picturesque setting with unique streets, buildings and gardens to explore. It hosts an exciting events programme throughout the year, including literary and folk festivals which celebrate the town’s heritage and links with its local attractions.

Warwick offers an enticing blend of old and new, mainly independent shops, from gift shops, antique centres and as well as a thriving market every Saturday. Swan Street is a lively shopping street and Smith Street is the oldest shopping street in Warwick with a unique mix of independent and traditional shops. Market Square is at the heart of the town hosting a variety of cafes and lively pubs including the Rose and Crown and The Globe.

The town is home to a fantastic selection of restuarants and bars, a must visit is Cafe Catalan a local's hotspot serving tapas and a great wine list! 

You can visit Britain's ultimate Castle Warwick Castle and experience its history, magic and adventure. Head to Warwick Racecourse which is just minutes away from the town centre and retains its historic charm and character as one of the oldest in the country.  You can also wonder around the local museums including Warwick's hidden gem the Lord Leycester Hospital or see local churches of outstanding quality and architecture such as St Mary's Church

For a taste of the countryside in the town, head to Hill Close Gardens magical gardens tucked away off the beaten track adjacent to the racecourse.

Warwick has an array of accommodation options for those looking to take a break in the town, see Where to Stay for a list of reccomended hotels and B&B's in the local area.

For more information on the town visit the Warwick website.

How to get to Warwick

By car

Easily accessible from the North and South via the M1, M5, M6, M40 and M42. Leave the M40 at junction 15 and take the A429 to Warwick.

By bus

The bus station is located in the town centre. Visit www.stagecoachbus.com for regular services throughout Warwickshire.

By coach

There are drop off points at the bus stations, St Nicholas Park and near the Racecourse. Visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/travel

By train

Warwick town centre is just a few minutes walk from the train station – visit www.chilternrailways.co.uk or www.nationalrail.co.uk

Parking

A variety of multi-storey, surface and on-street parking is available – just visit www.warwickdc.gov.uk/parking

By air

Warwick is 30 minutes from Birmingham Airport.