The Anonymous Widower

Visiting Kenilworth Castle By Train

The BBC is doing an outside broadcast today from Kenilworth Castle.

It seemed somewhere that I might like to visit, but as I don’t drive it is a bit of a problem.

However, Kenilworth station is in the process of being rebuilt. The castle and the location of the station are both on this Google Earth image.

Kenilworth Station And Castle

Kenilworth Station And Castle

The castle is obvious and the station is at the bottom-right or south-east corner. I estimate that the distance will be about a well-signposted mile, when the station opens.

If Kenilworth Castle get their strategy right, they could see an increase in visitors.

I for one, will be going when hopefully Kenilworth station opens in 2016.

How many other stately homes and heritage sites have their rail and bus transport links up to scratch?

March 27, 2015 - Posted by | Transport | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] Kenilworth  station has had a protracted gestation period, with an original planned opening of 2013, which is now scheduled for December 2016, with this report in the Leamington Observer saying work will start this year. It looks impressive and it is one I’m looking forward to use. […]

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