Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle
High Street, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AB
  • Telephone 01903 882173
  • Opening times Tue–Sun 10am–5pm; last admission 4pm
  • Seasonal times Fri 25 Mar–Sun 30 Oct; also Mon 2 May, Mon 30 May, Mon 1 Aug, Mon 8 Aug, Mon 15 Aug, Mon 22 Aug & Mon 29 Aug
  • Food served 10am–4.30pm
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  • Website www.arundelcastle.org
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Arundel Castle

Founded at the end of the 11th Century Arundel Castle has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1000 years. Visitors can ascend to the top of the Norman Motte, visit the bedrooms and Victorian bathrooms, step inside the Fitzalan Chapel and admire tapestries, furniture and rare paintings throughout the castle. The gardens feature a Tropical Glass House, Victorian Vine House, The Collector Earl's Garden, a Cut Flower Garden and a Rose Garden. There is a restaurant and coffee shop for refreshments and the Castle shop located in the old Castle kitchen sells gifts.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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12,000 Years of Combat

The tented encampments of five renowned living history groups and many individual historical re-enactors reflects over 12,000 years of local and Castle history with crafts, costume, and combat displays from the Stone Age to the Victorians.

Sat 25 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 27 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Family History Weekend

An opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a knight, pirate and medieval scribe, with have-a-go activities, including archery, mini catapults and a craft tent plus falconry and storytelling.

Sat 18 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

International Jousting and Medieval Tournament

The jousting gets underway; who will be weighed, measured and found wanting?

Tue 24 Jul

£25 (Children £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 25 Jul

£25 (Children £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 26 Jul

£25 (Children £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Jul

Living History Day

An opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters such as a knight, pirate and medieval surgeon. Visitors can also enjoy have-a-go at archery, fencing and medieval skittles. Certain days also include falconry, face painting and a puppeteer.

Tue 31 Jul

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 7 Aug

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Living History Weekend

Find out what it was really like to live at the Castle in the early Norman period in this absorbing two-day event. With weaponry, armour and combat demonstrations, there is something to inform and entertain visitors of all ages.

Sun 16 Sep

£13 (Children £11; Family £51) / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Merchant Of Venice

Illyria Theatre presents Shakespeare's courtroom drama, a play that combines serious issues with comedy. Directed by Oliver Gray.

Fri 17 Aug

Phone for details / 01903 882173

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Aug

Phone for details / 01903 882173

  • 19:30

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