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Arundel Castle and Gardens, Arundel

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It's good to be the King, but Arundel Castle and Gardens shows that being the Duke isn't half bad either. Established in the 11th century and owned by the Duke of Norfolk's family for more than 400 years, this estate features an exemplary English medieval castle and luxurious gardens. Take a self-guided tour through the castle to see opulently furnished rooms. Information placards give you context and history for most of what you'll find here, and the structure provides expansive views of the South Downs and River Arundel. Head into the Fitzalan Chapel, the burial place for members of the Duke of Norfolk's family and a fine example of Gothic architecture. Outside, walk through the exquisite gardens, the crown jewel of which is the Collector Earl's Garden. Admire the green-oak pagodas and the Italianate design of Oberon's Palace here. All of the gardens feature a colorful variety of flowers and other plants. Visit the coffee shop for lighter refreshments or the restaurant for a full meal. Plan your visit to Arundel Castle and Gardens and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Arundel itinerary maker.
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  • Our recent visit to the Castle was one of nicest experiences we had in years. The Castle in itself is stunning, very well maintained, well organised, it offers options for all taste, those that like t...  more »
  • The castle and gardens are a real gem of Old England. They are kept in excellent order and if you add it to the town, the cathedral and a restaurant then your whole day is complete. We go back often  more »
  • Well worth a visit absolutely stunning and the tour guides are very friendly and so helpful. The town is just as beautiful would definitely go back.  more »
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  • Haven't been there for over 40 years. Timeless. A pleasant day out in a medieval town. Parking was easy and cheap next to the castle. The castle has differing prices with around £11 the cheapest. Had a great breakfast in a nearby cafe and ended up buying loads of gifts in a nearby gift shop
  • A proper day out! Such a beautiful castle, set in equally beautiful gardens. It's certainly interactive and interesting, and will easily fill up your day. That's before you even dander through the village. Highly recommended.
  • Beautiful Scenery. Lovely old historic town with Arundel Castle still standing proud. Wildlife is so stunning and the swans are so graceful.
  • So much to do! To see everything you could easily spend all day there and feel like you've had your monies worth. And if you want to do something different, wander through the town!
  • A really nice day out, although slightly pricy if you go for the top teir ticket. Gardens are amazing and the tours of the castle are very good. Easy to get lost but friendly staff are more than willing to help with directions. Only downside is it closes over the winter months from around October to March.