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Kenilworth Castle, English Heritage

Kenilworth Castle is almost on our doorstep, a pleasant walk across the fields behind the Cryfield Sport Fields (on the edge of Warwick University Campus). OS Grid Reference SP278722 (see map by

This photo below was taken from the south west:


The fields in the foreground above would originally have been under a great lake - said to have covered 111 acres in 1266. You can see an old map of the castle from Charles Oman's 1926 work, Castles, reproduced below rotated to have north at the top:


This end of the castle is not in such good repair - Building B in the map above, John of Gaunts Hall, taken from the north:


Part of the gardens, and another view of the western side of the castle:


The castle gardens in the snow (March 2006):


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