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The Conqueror's Fortress

The Conqueror's Fortress

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BRAND NEW FOR 2018! Launching this Easter.

Celebrate the 950th anniversary of William the Conqueror establishing a motte and bailey castle on this site as you set off on an adventure of discovery by climbing The Conqueror's Fortress; a specifically designed exhibition exploring the Castle’s fascinating founding story.

In 1068, just two years after seizing the English throne, William the Conqueror commanded the construction of fortifications the length and breadth of England. ‘At Warwick, a motte and bailey fortress complete with views across the River Avon fortified with a wooden keep and courtyard walls.

Now, you can discover the story of our original fortifications, their evolution and how they were defended as you climb The Conqueror’s Fortress.

  • Immerse yourself in our all new interactive exhibition
  • Explore the castle's oldest surviving feature
  • Marvel at Bayeux Tapestry style storytelling

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