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Marton is a village and civil parish in Warwickshire, England. The village is part of the borough of Rugby and in the 2001 and 2011 census' had a population of 484. Marton is located upon the A423 road between Coventry and Southam. To the north of the village is the River Leam and just to the west the River Itchen joins the Leam. Due to its proximity to these two rivers, the village has suffered from flooding in the past. Just north of Marton is a medieval bridge over the Leam known as "Marton Bridge", which was built in 1414 by a locally born merchant called John Middleton. In 1928 a modern bridge was effectively built over the top of the medieval one, and it was hidden from view. However, in the late 1990s a new bridge was built alongside and the old bridge was uncovered. Another point of interest in Marton is the Museum of Country Bygones which has a collection of old agricultural implements. Marton used to have a railway station on the former Rugby to Leamington Spa railway line, which was about half a mile south of the village, but this closed in 1959. There was also a junction called Marton Junction on the Rugby to Leamington railway which opened in the late 19th century. This was the Leamington to Weedon route which not only took pressure off the main lines by carrying coal traffic to the south but also provided the local villages with passenger services to Leamington.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Warwickshire, United Kingdom. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. When planning a trip to Warwickshire, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bath. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bath for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Warwickshire. Also, to reach Warwickshire, you'll have to take a flight to Bath; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Warwickshire are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Warwickshire*

  • Pollution Statistics in Warwickshire

    Know the pollution level of Warwickshire before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 70 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Warwickshire: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Warwickshire for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Warwickshire.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.56 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.11 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.39 (Low)
    • Attacks 34.72 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.94 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.39 (Moderate)
  • Living in Warwickshire - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Warwickshire is 171.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.41 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.86 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.3 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.22 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 59.03 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.07 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.39 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Warwickshire

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Warwickshire

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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