Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Following the latest government recommendations, Kenilworth Castle will be closed until 1 May. During this time we’re keeping open our free-to-enter sites which are unstaffed and have large open spaces.

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Castle Green, Off Castle Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1NG

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.

Find out more about the history of Kenilworth Castle

1173-1180sRoyal Acquisition

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

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