Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle

After lunch we took a more sedate stroll through the grounds and took our time absorbing the history. I am always awed that we can stand in the exact same spot as some medieval cook, lean against her fire place, sit in the spot she would have toiled over cooking feasts for hundreds of lords and ladies separated only by 700 years or so of history. Blows.My.Mind.

They had an exhibition on all about the relationship between Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley the Earl of Lancaster, get all your Tudor gossip here! Apparently the Virgin Queen may not have been as white as she would like us to think! And he was married (to a woman who mysteriously “fell down the stairs” and died), the scandal! I tell you its better than any soap!

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