FREE Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture and we are taking part!

Behind the Scenes at the Archives

Warwickshire County Record Office

Saturday 9th September, Tours at 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm

Find out how we care for Warwickshire’s precious documents at the County Record Office and go behind the scenes to visit our strongrooms.  See some of the treasures within our collections on display, from one of the oldest maps to the Album of Known Thieves. FREE, donations welcome. Places are limited and must be booked in advance on 01926 738959.


Heritage Open Days:  Discover Chesterton Windmill
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September

Chesterton Windmill, off the Fosse Way (B4455) near Harbury

Open 10.30 am to 4.00 pm, last entry at 3.30 pm

A unique chance to look at Chesterton Windmill, a local landmark that was built between 1632 and 1633. Subject to weather conditions.  First come, first-served basis. Small charge for parking. FREE, donations welcome.