- 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
- Website www.arundelcastle.org
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 11 events at this location
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Bank Holiday Multi-Period Event
Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented encampment of Raven Tor Living History Group reflects 2000 years of local and Castle history through crafts, costume and combat displays. Visitors have the opportunity to meet characters and experience events from the Roman Empire right up to the Cold War of the late…
Sat 26 Aug
Sun 27 Aug
Living history event depicting the drama, action and sounds of a siege of Arundel Castle.
Four Nations Medieval Tournament
The Knights, Squires and Men-at-Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group represent the nations of England, France, Poland and Denmark in a Medieval Foot Tournament. There is also storytelling, falconry displays and crafts.
Sat 17 Jun
Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week
The jousting gets underway; who will be weighed, measured and found wanting?
Tue 25 Jul
Wed 26 Jul
Thu 27 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.
Thu 1 Jun
Tue 1 Aug
Witness a recreation of tournament combat with a variety of weapons.
Sat 17 Jun
Sat 15 Jul
Sun 16 Jul
Norman Knight's Tournament
Watch a tournament of combat and archery held in the upper grounds of Arundel Castle. A tented encampment includes a variety of crafts and demonstrations of the period including a falconry display, a story teller and have-a-go archery for over 8s.
Sat 15 Jul
Normans and Crusaders
Spread over a weekend, Raven Tor Living History Group recreate crafts, weapons training and battle tactics. Also included are a story teller and falconry and archery demonstrations.
Sat 15 Apr
Sun 16 Apr
Normans Knights in the Keep
Raven Tor Living History Group show what it was like during the Norman Period (12th century), with combat, weapons, armour and crafts displays.
Wed 25 Oct
Pirates and Smugglers
Find out about the smugglers of Sussex and the lives of the historical pirates through craft, fashion and combat demonstrations.
Warriors of Arundel Castle
Raven Tor Living History Group explores Arundel Castle's history from 1067–1644 through costume, crafts, weapons and displays of combat.