Warwick town centre is unique with quality independent shops and fine restaurants nestled between historic buildings, world-class attractions and beautiful parks and gardens.


Free parking is available for Electric Vehicles in all of Warwick District Councils car parks. Apply for your free Electric Vehicle Parking Permit.

Warwick car parks.

Parks and green spaces

Parks and green spaces remain open in the district. However, many communal facilities are closed and there are a set of guidelines to reduce social interaction. 

Parks and green spaces guidelines

Public conveniences

All of the districts public toilets are open between 8am and 5pm with increased deeper cleans.

Public conveniences


Visit our Markets page to get information on the local market re-opening.


Warwick hosts a vibrant events programme every year and is establishing a reputation as a festival town. Annual events include the Folk Festival, Warwick Words, Mop Fairs, Town Bonfire and Victorian Christmas Evening.

Go to the Visit Warwick website for full details and dates or contact Warwick Tourist Information Centre on 01926 492212.

Warwick Castle holds special events throughout the year and there are 23 days of racing at Warwick Racecourse.

Shopping and eating out

Market Place is the heart of the town centre hosting a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. The town's thriving Saturday Market is 500 years old and still as popular as ever.

Swan Street is always a hive of activity and the town's busiest shopping street.

Smith Street, between the castle and St John's Museum, is the oldest shopping street in Warwick. Head down Jury Street and through the impressive Eastgate to discover Smith Street's unique mix of independent shops and restaurants.

There are attractive parades of shops on the West Street and Coten End approaches to the town and a cluster of more familiar high street names can be found around Market Street.

Attractions and accommodation

Warwick boasts a fantastic range of attractions including Market Hall Museum, St Mary’s and St Nicholas churches, St Nicholas Park, Mill Gardens and Hill Close Gardens, the Racecourse and Warwick Castle as well as the Lord Leycester Hospital.

Accessibility guide

Warwick District Council and AccessAble offer a free online service to provide detailed accessibility information about places in the local area.

Search accessible places in Warwick.