By Jennifer Meir,Christine Cluley

because of the excellent defensive line of the good fortress, which nonetheless stands sentinel above the River Avon, Warwick has been vital for the prior thousand years or extra. town has a protracted and engaging background, and nonetheless has many appealing constructions courting from medieval occasions, the Elizabethan period and the Georgian interval. The attention-grabbing number of gardens and parks in Warwick contains the grounds of the citadel, that have been redesigned via potential Brown within the mid-eighteenth century. there are many different gardens, many linked to old homes, in addition to the lately restored Hill shut Gardens, a unprecedented survival of a gaggle of nineteenth-century city rest gardens as soon as universal at the outskirts of such a lot cities. during this fantastically illustrated, full-colour consultant, Christine Cluley and Jennifer Meir take the reader on a journey of Warwick's historical homes and gardens, from the courtroom apartment, to Lord Leycester sanatorium, via Priory Park, and to the fort itself.

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