Books about Warwick, England
About the city of Warwick, Warwickshire
This attractive county town is said to have been a site of human activity since the stone age and in continuous habitation since C6th AD.
One of its greatest landmarks, Warwick Castle, traces its history back to 1068.
With many years of fascinating history, the castle is now protected against unauthorised change as a Scheduled Ancient Monument due to its national importance as Grade I listed historic building. Many parts of the castle and its grounds are open to the public with various attractions and exibitions that change over time and throughout the year.
Warwickshire is a county in the heart of England. Although Warwick is the county town, it is not the largest in the country. Warwickshire is probably most famous for being the birthplace of the C16th poet and playwright William Shakespeare who was born and grew up in the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon.