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.

Event times

There are 9 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

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Sun 27 Aug

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Mon 28 Aug

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Castle Siege

Living history event depicting the drama, action and sounds of a siege of Arundel Castle.

Sat 27 May

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Sun 28 May

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Mon 29 May

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week

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

Tue 25 Jul

£25 (Children 5–16 years £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

Wed 26 Jul

£25 (Children 5–16 years £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

Thu 27 Jul

£25 (Children 5–16 years £12; Family £62) / 01903 882173

…and 3 more dates until 30 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

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Tue 1 Aug

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Tue 8 Aug

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Medieval Tournament

Witness a recreation of tournament combat with a variety of weapons.

Sat 15 Jul

£11 (Children 5–16 years £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Sun 16 Jul

£11 (Children 5–16 years £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Sat 19 Aug

£11 (Children 5–16 years £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Sun 20 Aug

£11 (Children 5–16 years £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

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

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

Sun 16 Jul

£11 (Children £10; Family £46) / 01903 882173

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

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Sun 16 Apr

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Mon 17 Apr

Included in admission / 01903 882173

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

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Thu 26 Oct

Included in admission / 01903 882173

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.

Sat 8 Apr

included in admission / 01903 882173

Sun 9 Apr

included in admission / 01903 882173

Sun 17 Sep

Included in admission / 01903 882173

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