24 hours in Warwick | great british life

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warwick castle

A must-see when visiting Warwick is the medieval castle, developed from a wooden fort, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Expect dazzling shows and attractions throughout the year, within 64 acres of beautiful grounds. warwick-castle.com

market museum

Housed in a 17th-century landmark in the heart of Warwick, the museum tells the story of Warwickshire, with popular exhibits including The Sheldon Tapestry county map, quarry dinosaurs and historical costumes. heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk

Near Hill Gardens

Only rediscovered in 1993, this network of individual Victorian gardens is separated by tall hedges. Expect summer houses, old fruit trees, and traditional flowers and vegetables, and enjoy tea, coffee, and cakes at the visitor center. hillclosegardens.com

Great British Living: Park Cottage, WarwickPark House, Warwick (Image: parkcottagewarwick.co.uk)

NIGHT

Eastgate and St Peter’s Chapel

For something a little off the beaten path, why not stay in a famous location, one of the two remaining gateways to the medieval town of Warwick? Luxurious independent two-bedroom property available all year round. eastgatewarwick.com

The world

Located on historic Theater Street and sympathetically designed to reflect the unique characteristics of the building, The Globe has 18 en-suite bedrooms and excellent food, including wood-fired pizzas and a charcoal grill menu. theglobewarwick.co.uk

park cabin

An early 15th century Grade II listed timber frame property located at the entrance to Warwick Castle. The building has original oak beams and flooring, stoneware floors, four en-suite bedrooms, private parking and a garden. parkcottagewarwick.com

Great British Life - Enjoy freshly prepared paninis at POCO Italian cafe & deliEnjoy freshly prepared paninis at POCO Italian cafe & deli (Image: ALLEKO)

EATING

Jack’s shack

This independent coffee shop on Jury Street prides itself on offering the best to its customers, with treats including award-winning coffee, pastries, milkshakes, hot chocolate, and freshly made bagels and toast. facebook.com/jacksshackwarwick

7 squares

Offering relaxed dining in a Georgian building dating back to 1700, the restaurant is a mix of classic and contemporary designs. This is reflected in the food, which is a mix of traditional and modern international cuisine. 7square.es

LITTLE Italian cafe and delicatessen

An authentic Italian cafe and delicatessen, located on Warwick’s Swan Street, serving breakfast, Italian panini, pasta, pinsa (Roman pizza) and pastries. facebook.com/pococafewarwick

Great British Life: Smithery, Smith Street, WarwickSmithy, Smith Street, Warwick (Image: smithery.space)

PURCHASE TIME

Smithy

Located on Smith Street, Warwick’s oldest shopping destination, Smithery is an Aladdin’s cave with unique and sustainable handcrafted lighting, Scandinavian housewares, fashion accessories and locally made lifestyle products. blacksmithing.space

pink coconut

A beautiful independent shop on Swan Street selling designer clothes, shoes, bags and jewelery including Oui Moments, Set, Nougat, Avoca, Part Two, InWear, Noli, JonnyQ jeans, MAC jeans, Pretty Ballerinas and Tula. cocorose.es

Green beans

A sustainable community shopping experience on Smith Street, helping people reuse, recycle and reduce waste. In addition to sustainable foods, the store also offers a beautiful range of sustainable personal care products. facebook.com/greenbeanwarwick

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