• Arundel Castle appears as a sillhouette behind the nighttime festivities of Arundel Festival

    Contemporary culture

    Enjoy the many theatre, music and art events on offer in Arundel all year round, including the popular annual arts festival which takes place each August.

  • A woman smiles as she picks up a necklace hanging from a necklace display in an Arundel shop

    Boutique shopping

    Buy gifts, crafts, local food, jewellery and antiques on Arundel High Street, Queen Street and Tarrant Street.

  • Two boys in bright orange lifejackets and a girl in a blue lifejacket smile as they enjoy boating on Swanbourne Lake

    Things to do

    Enjoy great days out at Arundel's many family friendly attractions.

  • People eating outside by the River at the Black Rabbit pub Arundel

    Food and drink

    Eat out overlooking the River Arun in one of Arundel's pretty waterside pubs, cafés and restaurants.

  • Arundel Town Crier smiles dressed in a blue hat and waving a gold bell

    Heritage and tradition

    Traditions like the Town Crier live on in Arundel and are celebrated at events throughout the year.

Arundel tourist information

Quirky, fun and cosmopolitan, the modern market town of Arundel in West Sussex, is full of history and heritage, contemporary culture and fantastic leisure pursuits. Many people will know Arundel for two famous landmarks, Arundel Castle and Arundel Cathedral, which dominate its impressive skyline.

Enjoy a great range of things to do for families, couples and groups including fishing, boating, wildlife watching, outdoor swimming and walks on the nearby South Downs – the UK’s newest national park.
 
Shop at independent retailers, antique markets and art galleries in the Georgian and Victorian town centre or eat out overlooking the River Arun in a pretty waterside pub, café or restaurant.
 
Plus, each year Arundel plays host to some of Sussex’s most popular events, including Arundel Festival, Arundel Cathedral’s Feast of Corpus Christi and Arundel by Candlelight.There's so much to see and do, you'll need to stay overnight to fit it all in!

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