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Experience the story of the Wars of the Roses as it unfolds before you during a new live action show at Warwick Castle showing on selected dates until 2nd September 2018.

Packages include an overnight stay in Warwick Castle accommodation or a nearby partner hotel, breakfast and FREE second day Castle tickets!


"Our favourite part of the day . . . it's not to be missed . . . it's a great way for children to learn our history." — Dear Bear and Beany blog

Wars of the Roses themed Lodge


New for 2018: You and your family can pledge your allegiance to either House of York or House of Lancaster by staying in a Wars of the Roses themed Knight's Lodge!

Warwick Castle Breaks


Horrible Histories® Maze at Warwick Castle


Come face to face with some colourful characters as you discover lost time periods in this interactive maze.


"It was by far the best jousting event I have ever seen." — Johnny Monsarrat, Boston Events Insider

Wars of the Roses LIVE promises to be a fist-thumpingly spectacular show of knightly heroism demanding bold battle strategy and fearless fighting from both sides — book your package today and be one of the first this year to witness this amazing live action show!

Ignite your family's competitive side by choosing between the House of Lancaster and the House of York — pledge your allegiance and journey back to one of Britain's most historic battles, complete with perilous stunt riders, fearless jousting and special effects!

After the battle is won, there's so much more to discover! Journey through the past and take a tour through a REAL Castle steeped in history, magic, myth and adventure! Take a look at what else there is to do at Warwick Castle!

Wars of the Roses LIVE at Warwick Castle


Are you on the side of the Lancastrians, King Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou?

Wars of the Roses LIVE at Warwick Castle


Or will you choose to support the House of York in their challenge to the throne?

Terms and conditions apply. FREE second day Castle tickets are valid for the Castle only and must be used the day after your first day. Breakfast is included in all packages unless otherwise stated. The Wars of the Roses LIVE show will take place at Warwick Castle during May half term, weekends in June and the summer holidays. Please note: If your overnight stay is on the 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th June, 1st, 8th, 15th July or 2nd September 2018 you will receive FREE second day Castle tickets but War of the Roses LIVE! will not be showing on your next day.

Please note that the new Wars of the Roses theming only applies to Knights Lodges and not Woodland Lodges. Wars of the Roses Knights Lodges are subject to availability and you will be allocated your "side" on day of arrival.

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.

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