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Arundel Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting

Arundel BN18 9AB, UK

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

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About Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle is a restored and remodeled medieval castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England. It was established by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror. The castle was damaged in the English Civil War and then restored in the 18th and 19th centuries by Charles Howard the 11th Duke of Norfolk. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and also attracts a lot of tourists here.

Attractions Near Arundel Castle

Arundel Museum
Arundel Museum0.27km from Arundel Castle

Arundel Museum is the south coast's newest museum, revealing the story of the historic town of Arundel. It has been designed to provide visitors to Arundel with a fascinating insight into the history of the town and its people. There's something for all the family including a Children's Trail and a chance to handle and learn more about some of the exhibits. The Museum Society set out to rescue and conserve as much as possible of Arundel's past, and aimed to create a town museum with the advice o

Arundel Cathedral of Our Lady & St Philip Howard

The Arundel Cathedral, originally known as the Church of St. Philip Neri, was commissioned by Henry XV Duke of Norfolk in 1868 and was opened on 1st of July 1873. It became a cathedral at the foundation of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in 1965. It now serves as the seat of the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton. It was one of the notable pilgrim sites in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists by its architectural beauty.

WWT Arundel
WWT Arundel0.78km from Arundel Castle

WWT Arundel is one of nine wildfowl and wetland nature reserves managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, a nature conservation charity in the United Kingdom. The 60 acres reserve is situated at the foot of the Offham Hangar, a part of the Arun valley in Arundel, West Sussex, England. One of the endangered species protected at the centre is the Hawaiian goose,or nēnē, the rarest goose in the world, and state bird of Hawaii. Many species of duck, goose and swan can be seen at the reserve.

Swanbourne Lake
Swanbourne Lake0.85km from Arundel Castle

Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of a deep steep-sided valley or coombe that has been eroded into the chalk bedrock. It is an oasis of a kind. There is usually very little standing water in chalk country, as it percolates down through these porous rocks, leaving few natural ponds or lakes.

Amberley Museum
Amberley Museum4.75km from Arundel Castle

Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, Amberley Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past. Holdings and exhibitions at the museum cover a diversity of industrial and local heritage collections, including narrow gauge railways, local bus services, and a multitude of light and rural industrial subjects.

Littlehampton Museum
Littlehampton Museum5.32km from Arundel Castle

Littlehampton Museum is a popular family friendly museum,which offers a fascinating insight into the community's social history through a variety of exciting galleries, many with audio points and interactive elements to help guide you through the history of the town. It was located at the heart of the beautiful seaside town of Littlehampton.

Where is Arundel Castle

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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.