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  • The Castle Armoury
  • The Collector Earl's Garden
  • Welcome to Arundel Castle & Gardens - Ancient Castle, Stately Home & Gardens

    Set high on a hill in West Sussex, this great Castle commands the landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and the River Arun.

    Built at the end of the 11th Century, it has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1000 years.

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  • Arundel Castle is one of the longest inhabited country houses in England. Many of the original features such as the crenellated Norman keep, gatehouse and barbican and the lower part of Bevis Tower survive. Between the 1870s and 1890s the house was almost completely rebuilt and the magnificent architecture in Gothic style is considered to be one of the great works of Victorian England.

    Enjoy the grandeur of the finely preserved interior with its fascinating furniture, tapestries and rare collection of paintings by renowned artists including Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Canaletto.

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  • Discover the exciting and innovative Walled Gardens at Arundel Castle

    The Collector Earl's Garden
    Stumpery
    English Herbaceous Borders
    Cut Flower Garden
    Organic Kitchen Garden
    Glass Houses
    White Garden
    Rose Garden
    Gallery
    Tulip Festival
    Allium Extravaganza

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Castle Siege - May Bank Holiday

24 - 26 May, 2014

It is 1475 and Edward IV is King of England. Once again tensions have arisen between England and France, and seizing the opportunity a French force has crossed the channel, seized the Kings Ordinance (artillery) and surrounded the castle at Arundel. The French intend to hold the Earl of Arundel’s fortress allowing a stronger invasion force to cross from France, sail up the River Arun, and straight into the heart of Sussex. Although there was no historical siege of Arundel Castle in the 15th Century, this three day event will show the importance…

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The Castle Gardens

The Castle Gardens

Stroll through the tranquil grounds where you will discover different themed gardens

Explore the Gardens

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