Home to Arundel Castle (one of England’s largest inhabited and complete castles), a 1,000-year-old Cathedral and a huge range of historic buildings, it’s no surprise that the market town of Arundel is a history and heritage lovers delight.

Arundel is located in the beautiful South Downs National Park in West Sussex, and is within easy reach of London. Bringing together some of the area’s finest historic sites with contemporary art galleries, independent boutiques, cafes, stunning restaurants, delightful drinking spots and a booming events calendar, it’s easy to while away a day in Arundel.

Step back in time as you explore the historic and important Arundel Castle. The Castle was founded by Roger ‘the Great’ de Montgomery, one of the greatest magnates in England during William the Conqueror’s reign. Once you’ve finished exploring, step outside into the glorious Arundel Castle gardens. Thismasterpiece of design is well worth visiting multiple times throughout the year, and you’ll stare in wonder as the beauty transforms with the change of seasons.

Built astride a hill and overlooking the historic market town, is Arundel Cathedral. A must-visit for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the history and heritage of Arundel, Arundel Cathedral is home to year-round concerts and recitals which visitors can enjoy. If peace and tranquillity is more your thing, visit at a quieter time to explore all this ancient building has to offer.

 

Arundel Castle

One of England’s largest inhabited and complete castles, Arundel Castle is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex.

An image of Arundel, West Sussex with the River Arun in the foreground

Built astride a hill Arundel Cathedral sits majestically, overlooking the ancient town of Arundel and stands out as an inspiring landmark in West Sussex.

Arundel Historic Tours is a Unique, Official Walk around Arundel.. Architecture, history, the people and changes will all be discussed, leading you to leave knowing a whole lot more about this beautiful town. Led by Martin, a Postman who is…

Arundel Museum

Discover the story of Arundel in this award-winning contemporary building on the banks of the River Arun. A stone’s throw from Arundel Castle, the historic seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, the Museum provides a fascinating insight into the town’s…