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Elizabethan gardens recreated


The 16th Century gardens of Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire have been completely restored to their former Elizabethan glory and are open to the public.

Originally the gardens were created by Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester, in an attempt to win the heart of Queen Elizabeth I.

The gardens have taken over five years to recreate with a team of archaeologists, historians, craftsmen and gardeners.

Nick Higham talks to some of the specialists involved in the project.


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