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Tulip Festival - April / May 2018

Saturday 1 April - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

During April and May, Arundel Castle is the place for tulip enthusiasts as featured in Gardens Illustrated Magazine and  The English Garden Magazine 

During this period over 60,000 tulips will be blooming in the Castle’s stunning gardens providing visitors with one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country. A wide range of varieties of tulips will be in flower at the Castle creating an explosion of colour throughout its extensive walled gardens.

Amongst the 120 named tulips on display, visitors can delight in Olympic Flame, Lilac Time, Swan Wings, Fancy Frills, Apeldoorn’s Elite, Black Parrot and Negrita, plus the beautiful peony flowered Angelique.

Planted in an array of unique horticultural designs, visitors can enjoy innovative displays throughout the Collector Earl’s Garden where 4,000 Pink Impression and Purple Prince tulips will be on show. Nearby, in the Wild Flower Garden, by the Stumpery, there will soon be a display of over 8,000 mixed tulips.

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