A Photo Gallery: The Peacock Garden at the Warwick Castle (Warwickshire, England)
Warwick Castle is one of the main attractions in the Warwickshire area. The medieval castle stands on the River Avon and falls in the town of Warwick. This magnificent castle a must see for those traveling through Warwickshire.
The scenic rolling landscape of the Castle grounds also include a beautiful peacock Garden. The peacocks and the visitors wandering through this well-manicured garden. The male peacocks can be heard making piercing calls, their extravagant plumage and colorful feathers at full display. This is a fascinating and refreshing scenery for the kids and the grown-ups alike.
Here are some pictures; a very impressive peacock garden, even by the royal standards!
Story goes that Queen Victoria took personal interest in the well being of Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of Sikh Empire who was exiled from Punjab to England at the age 15. To make him feel at ‘home’, a flock of peacocks was imported from India in 1850s. Some of those birds are said to have ended up at the Warwick Castle.
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