Postcards of the Past

Warwick Castle

The construction of Warwick Castle began about 914 AD when fortifications were constructed in order to protect the small hilltop settlement. The building grew over the centuries and it is now one of England's finest examples of a mediaeval castle. The castle was bought by the Tussauds Group in 1978 - they carried out repairs and restoration and opened the castle to the public so that it is now a huge tourist attraction with hundreds of thousands of visitors every year - try parking there in the summer !!