NEW Horrible Histories Maze at Warwick Castle
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Introducing Warwick Castle's new Horrible Histories® Maze!

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Choose your path through time to unravel history in the world’s first Horrible Histories adventure maze!

Face fun challenges: invade a Viking ship, survive the trenches, uncover evil plots and escape the maze before things go horribly wrong!

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Click on an area of the maze map to reveal the gruesome details!

Horrible Histories - Get Lost!

Explore the maze as you discover lost time periods, learn Horrible Histories facts and collect stamps for your time passport! Once you have completed your passport you can collect a prize!

Click on an area of the maze map to reveal the gruesome details!

Horrible Histories - Get Lost!

Follow the Fuse!

Stand back – they’re ready to blow! Follow the fuse through the barrel maze to find the gunpowder before it EXPLODES!

Meet the Gunpowder Plot conspirators and listen to the whispering tubes!

Guy Fawkes

Sunken Longboat!

The Viking longboat has run aground! Follow the path to make it to the longboat and climb aboard to discover the Viking loot!

Viking Warrior

Dive into the trenches!

Follow orders from HQ to discover the history hidden away within a network of tunnels and trenches. Will you spot the spy?

First World War Soldier

Where is the witch o-Warwick?

Fear and curses lurk around every corner. Find out what it was like to be a pitiful peasant and try to avoid persecution and execution by proving you are not a witch!

Avoid the stocks!

Meet the Tudors and follow their loathsome laws or you could find yourself in the stocks... or even headless!

Henry VIII

Welcome to the Norman training ground!

Join the ranks of the Norman army and learn about the weapons once used at Warwick Castle.

Norman Soldier

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The new Horrible Histories Maze is included in all official Warwick Castle Tickets.
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Visitor Information

Top Tips

  • The Horrible Histories Maze is a walk-through experience combining special effects, obstacles and minor motion movements.
  • We want you to get lost! However some children may become distressed without a parents or guardian.
  • There are no age restrictions for the Horrible Histories Maze.
  • Due to uneven floors, high-heeled shoes are not permitted.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • No smoking, including e-cigarettes, eating or drinking is permitted within the Maze.
  • No pushchairs are permitted with the maze.
  • Babes in arms can be carried throughout this attraction.
  • This attraction contains several special effects, including theatrical smoke.
  • The Horrible Histories Maze is wheelchair accessible however frail, non-ambulant and those with limited mobility should choose to avoid any routes with obstacles.
  • Registered assistance dogs are permitted within this attraction.
  • The Maze may close in adverse weather conditions or due to low light levels.
  • Emergency exits are located at various stages within the Maze, please follow directional signage.
  • Warwick Castle are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Frequently Asked Questions

Horrible Histories Maze

Is the Horrible Histories Maze suitable for all ages?

There are no age restrictions for the maze and well, we want you to get lost! However some children may become distressed without a parent or guardian.

Does the Horrible Histories Maze cost extra?

No, the Horrible Histories Maze is included in all official Warwick Castle tickets!

Is the Horrible Histories Maze open all year round?

Yes, the Horrible Histories Maze is open all year round, from 19th March 2016, however it may close in adverse weather conditions or due to low light levels.

Horrible Histories at Warwick Castle

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Horrible Histories® is a registered trademark of Scholastic Inc and is used under authorization. All rights reserved. Based on the bestselling books written by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown. Illustration © Martin Brown.

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