Half time period at Warwick Fortress!
The place can you discover superb archery, horrible historical past, sensible birds, depraved weaponry, darkish dungeons and a marvellous maze, multi functional place?! Warwick Fortress, that’s the place!
We spent a weekend exploring this superior attraction within the West Midlands, absorbing the historical past and epic experiences on provide…
Warwick Fortress is full to the turrets with stuff to do…
Attempt your hand at archery!
This half time period, Warwick Fortress is working a two-week Competition of Archery! Witness the superb archery-themed leisure within the fortress grounds, together with jaw-dropping stunts and demonstrations. You’ll even have the chance to fulfill a Bowman and take a look at it out your self, on the Have-a-go Archery station!
Be amazed by the Horrible Histories® Maze!
Lose your self in historical past, actually, as you weave your method across the Horrible Histories® Maze, from the Measly Center Ages to the Vile Victorians, discover superior tales from the previous by means of epic video games and funky challenges.
Be wowed by the fortress’s birds of prey!
Marvel because the fortress’s winged residents soar overhead within the Birds of Prey present, (consider us after we say they actually do fly proper over your head!). Find out about these spectacular birds and witness their talent within the skies.
Discover the fortress’s gory previous!
Try the immersive Kingmaker Expertise expertise which lets you see, really feel and even odor what it might have been like making ready for battle at Warwick in medieval instances! Then discover the weaponry filling the Nice Corridor and The Fortress Dungeon expertise*, in case you dare!
Clear up the riddle within the Princess Tower!
Tremendous sleuths, you’re wanted on the Princess Tower**! The resident princess is desperately making an attempt to reunite the legendary Man of Warwick together with his real love, Girl Felice, however to take action, there’s a riddle to unravel! Assist the princess crack the clues and assist this long-lost couple reside fortunately ever after.
Make a ‘knight’ of it within the Knight’s Village!
Need to proceed the enjoyable? Take pleasure in an epic in a single day keep in a medieval-themed lodge within the Knight’s Village – proper throughout the fortress grounds! These cosy lodges are match for royalty with a wise TV, sensible bunk beds (and a snug double for mum and pa!) and have swords, shields and arrows on the partitions – cool!
Take pleasure in medieval-themed eating within the banquet corridor restaurant, together with leisure from the resident Knights. You’re within the good place to rejoin the enjoyable within the fortress once more the next day!
Enjoyable information about Warwick Fortress!
• Princess Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Nice, was answerable for the primary fortifications being constructed at Warwick in 914AD.
• Warwick Fortress was inbuilt 1068 beneath the orders of William the Conqueror, making it 954 years previous this 12 months.
• The fortress boasts the world’s largest siege machine – you may see it in your go to!
• Richard Neville, 14th Earl of Warwick, is named the ‘Kingmaker’, for his half in England’s notorious Wars of the Roses – a sequence of battles fought within the fifteenth Century.
• Steeped in historical past, torture and punishment, Warwick Fortress is – unsurprisingly – one of the vital haunted locations in England! Amongst its most frequent paranormal sightings is the ghostly determine of a black canine.
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Nat Geo Youngsters loved an in a single day keep in a medieval-themed woodland lodge in Warwick Fortress’s Knight’s Village. Our keep included fortress entry, complimentary dinner, breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and night leisure, all courtesy of Merlin Entertainents.