Warwickshire is popularly known as the Heart of England, and there are many jewels that can claim as its own. The elegant spa town of Royal Leamington Spa, with its lovely Pump Rooms and Jephson Gardens, its grand Parade and its beautiful Victorian town hall, is a delight. Historic Warwick is the county town, with its medieval castle and delightful grounds where peacocks roost in the trees at night, and Kenilworth's majestic ruined castle attracts tourists from far and wide. Meanwhile, Stratford upon Avon is of course famous worldwide as the birthplace of Shakespeare and the home of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. There are also countless smaller yet equally attractive villages and towns, and the beautiful rolling countryside of the north Cotswolds and the Forest of Arden. Explore this most attractive and historic of counties in all its glory in this magnificent collection of images old and new.