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With our Warwick Castle and hotel deals, you can visit Britain's Ultimate Castle for less and stay in a hotel near Warwick Castle in a family room, close to fun attractions for everyone. Make the most of this historic attraction with Play and Stay Warwick Castle and hotel packages, including entry to Warwick Castle with Kids Go FREE, a stay in a cosy hotel nearby and breakfast fit for a king.
Look out for Warwick Castle attractions and events which will capture your children's imagination such as:
- Merlin: The Dragon Tower: help King Arthur fulfill his destiny in this interactive experience
- Live shows: witness battles, archery and the fantastic Eagle and Vulture Show
- Horrible Histories: the gang will be on site for plagues, pestilence, gore and more
Prince Charles leads Warwick Castle's birthday wishes
His Royal Highness Prince Charles visited Warwick Castle on 2nd June 2014 to commemorate the Castle's 1,100th birthday.
After enjoying a tour and finding out more about Britain's Ultimate Castle, His Royal Highness joined staff for afternoon tea in the State Dining Room — he even met with some of the Horrible Histories cast!
Talking of the Royal visit, Warwick Castle General Manager Geoff Spooner commented: "We are hugely honoured... The visit commemorates the many generations of royal visitors who have played a significant role in the history of Warwick Castle."
Special Events at Warwick Castle in 2014
Summer at the Castle — 19th July - 31st August
Looking for a summer holiday short break with a twist? Enjoy a whole host of summer activities and events at Britain's Ultimate Castle including special jousting shows.
Arts at the Castle — 1st September - 24th October
Get crafty with this creative event and celebrate the power of the arts with special hands-on activities for all the family.
Jaguar Car Show — 7th September
Car fans will love this celebration of all things Jaguar. Fasten your seatbelt and watch this space for more information.
The Haunted Castle — 25th October - 2nd November
If you're looking for the fright of your life this Halloween, look no further. The Haunted Castle returns for a week of spooky goings-on and family-friendly frights.
Fireworks Spectacular — 2nd November
Watch the sky come alive with Warwick Castle's yearly Fireworks Spectacular. More details about this amazing event are coming soon.
Wartime Warwick — 2nd - 28th November
Step back in time and explore the bravery, devastation and despair of England's battles through the ages.
Christmas at the Castle — 29th November - 4th January
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with special Christmas breakfasts, lunches and tours. Watch this space for more details.
Two private chambers unveiled at Warwick Castle
Britain's Ultimate Castle has unlocked the grand doors to two spectacular new chambers. The Peacock Suite and Rose Suite are both housed in the historic Caesar's Tower and offer excellent views of the stunning Warwick countryside.
In both suites you can expect an impressive, hand-crafted, four-poster King-size bed draped in thick tapestries. Elegant, authentic furnishings and a period water closet ensure that you'll be spending the night wrapped up in Jacobean history.
Unfortunately you can not yet book a night in the new chambers with Play and Stay, but you can still unlock 1,100 years of history with our Warwick Castle hotel and ticket packages.
Offers on Warwick Castle and hotel stays
Kids Go FREEFor nearly 11 centuries, people have played, dined, fought and entertained at Britain's Ultimate Castle — now you can too. Kids Go FREE with all Play and Stay Warwick Castle and hotel deals, so you can treat your little princes and princesses for less.
Recommended Hotels near Warwick Castle with family roomsPlay and Stay offer a large selection of hotels near Warwick Castle which have great family rooms and facilities. Popular choices include:
Chesford Grange Hotel Children are greeted with a special Quaker children's pack upon check-in and will love playing in the extensive gardens. There's also a swimming pool, sauna and steam room onsite, so don't forget to bring your swimming costume.
Honiley Court Hotel Located in the rural town of Honiley, only 7.4 miles from Warwick Castle, this former farmhouse is an ideal choice for your Warwick Castle and hotel package. Delicious afternoon teas are available daily and you'll be in the heart of Warwick in no time.
Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Expresses Express At our selection of Holiday Inn hotels near Warwick Castle you'll have access to free Wifi in your family room as well as a TV. Check out our selection of hotels from this popular chain in Warwick, Redditch and Lemmington Spa.
Activities and Attractions near Warwick CastleOur Warwick Castle and hotel deals allow you the chance to explore Warwick and its surrounding area. Check out attractions nearby which are great fun for all the family.
Heart of Warwickshire Sightseeing Tour: Relax on a big red bus and take a tour of Warwickshire with an audio guide, hopping on and off as you wish
Cadbury World: why not add a sweet touch to your break and find out about all things chocolatey
Ragley Hall: children can enjoy pony rides, a giant 3D maze, a woodland walk in the Adventure Wood and the chance to go for a boat ride on a huge lake
Stratford Amouries: In nearby Stratford-upon-Avon admire the impressive collection, while children run wild at Henry's Castle, consisting of both an outdoor and indoor play area.
Please note that socks must be worn in indoor play areas.
FAQsCan my dog come to Warwick Castle?
Only assistance dogs are allowed in the Warwick Castle grounds. If you wish to take your dog on holiday, please contact your hotel before arrival to see if they are allowed.
Is car parking included in my Warwick Castle and hotel deal?
Car parking is not included in our Play and Stay Warwick Castle and hotel deals. You can find car parks near Warwick castle at the following locations:
- Stables Car Park (off Castle Lane) Premium parking next to admissions area
- Stratford Road Car Park (off Stratford Road) 5 - 10 minute walk from admissions area Woodland Car Park (off Stratford Road) 10 minute walk from admissions area
- Field Car Park (off Stratford Road, open seasonally) 15 minute walk from admissions area
Where are the best family friendly Warwick Castle hotel stays?
At Play and Stay we have a large selection of family-friendly hotels including the Holiday Inn Lemmington Spa, where children eat free, and the Chesford Grange Hotel, where the whole family can swim in the pool.
Warwick Castle Highlights:
- Merlin: The Dragon Tower*: inspired by the hit BBC One drama, this Arthurian attraction brings the magic of Merlin to life for all the family.
- The Pageant Playground is a must for everyone with excess energy to burn. Princes and princesses of all ages can let off steam on the high walls, swings, nets and mini playground.
- The Castle Dungeon*: dare to delve deep beneath the castle floors. The question is, will you ever get out?
- Tower tops: Scale the steps and admire the stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
Food & Drink
If you have an appetite of medieval proportions, Warwick Castle has ye olde eateries where you can find a tasty morsel.
The Coach House Family Restaurant is situated in the stables courtyard area. Various meals are available throughout the day and the children's menu includes dishes endorsed by Annabel Karmel MBE, author of 15 best selling books on children's food.
The Undercroft can be found in the central courtyard of the castle. A traditional carvery is available every day for lunch, or if you prefer something lighter why not order a cream tea. There is a mother and baby area offering bottle and baby food warming facilities.
Warwick Castle grounds and gardens are accessible to all visitors, however because this is a medieval fortress it does feature steps and narrow entrances, limiting access to some of Warwick Castle's attractions. Please note certain areas of the Castle are not wheelchair-accessible and are only accessible after climbing as many as 75 steps. A number of wheelchairs are available for hire, you will be required to pay a refundable £10 deposit.
Registered assistance dogs are permitted onsite and can accompany guests throughout all areas of the Castle and ground with the exception of the Towers & Ramparts, The Castle Dungeon and Merlin: The Dragon Tower. Assistance dogs must not be left unattended.
To stay in a disabled room as part of your Warwick Castle and hotel package please ring our helpful call centre on 0871 360 2030 who will be happy to meet your needs.
Terms and ConditionsKids Go FREE terms and conditions: Lead price is based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing at the Holiday Inn Express Warwick. Warwick Castle is closed 25th December 2014. Subject to change and availability.
Warwick Castle terms and conditions: Supplements may apply for some attractions such as Merlin: The Dragon Tower and tickets may need to be booked for others including Horrible Histories. Please check warwick-castle.com for more information before you take your break.
The Castle is open every day (except Christmas Day), Last admission half an hour before closing. Term time: 10am — 5pm, School holidays: 10am — 6pm. Open until 9pm for Halloween events. Check website for more details.
Families with Children, Pre-Teens and Teens
Food, Baby change, Toilets
- Limited wheelchair access
- Wheelchair hire
- Guide Dogs
- Disabled parking
- Fully-trained First Aiders
- Fully accessible shops and restaurants
- Accessible toilets