Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

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On Sat 4 July the Kenilworth Carnival procession will depart from the main Brays car park. Consequently the car park will be closed to visitors until approx 1pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

On Sat 4 July the Kenilworth Carnival procession will depart from the main Brays car park. Consequently the car park will be closed to visitors until approx 1pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Guidebook: Kenilworth Castle

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 Kenilworth Timeline

1120De Clinton's Castle

Henry I grants land to his chamberlain, Geoffrey de Clinton. De Clinton builds most of the Norman keep and founds the nearby priory.

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Geoffrey de Clinton’s great tower at Kenilworth Castle

1173-1180sRoyal Acquisition

Henry II garrisons the castle and later acquires it outright from de Clinton's heir.

Reconstruction of the Norman Kenilworth castle by Ivan Lapper

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