TypeAttraction - History & Heritage
- Telephone 1: +44 (0)1903 882173
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Attraction's website: http://www.arundelcastle.org
- Arundel Castle Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ArundelCastle
- Arundel Castle Twitter: http://twitter.com/arundelcastle
- Group travel available
Arundel Castle; the impressive family home of the Duke of Norfolk, is OPEN TUESDAY - SUNDAY INCLUSIVE FROM 2nd APRIL to 3rd NOVEMBER 2019.
PLEASE NOTE: During the season, the castle is usually CLOSED ON MONDAYS However, the castle WILL BE OPEN on Easter Monday, May Bank Holiday Mondays and all August Mondays. Click here to view the full 2019 Opening Dates and more information
If the castle is closed, contact Arundel Museum for alternative ideas on discovering the castle's and town's fascinating history.
Take a look at the castle's website and facebook page for the latest news on the 2019 event programme.
The castle team have launched a bumper calendar of events chock full of historically-themed fun for the 2019 open season, with key dates falling on bank holidays, school half terms and the summer holiday break.
With 16 events throughout the season – featuring dazzling displays of flowers, a week-long jousting tournament, al-fresco performances of Shakespeare’s The Tempest and a variety of historical events from the esteemed Raven Tor Living History Group – there’s something for everyone.
Check the website for more information and to book tickets in advance: https://arundelcastle.org/whats-on/
Events at Arundel Castle in 2019 include:
6-7 April - Combat at the Castle
20-22 April - A Call to Arms! Knights and Crusaders
Mid-April – Early-May - Annual Tulip Festival
28 April - Spring Plant Fair
25-27 May - Raiders of the 15th Century: England vs. France
May – June - Allium Extravaganza
30 May, 30 July, 06 August - History Days
22-23 June - Mustering for War
13-14 July - Norman Knights Tournament
23-28 July - Medieval Jousting Tournament Week
16-17 August - Shakespeare in the Collector Earl’s Garden: The Tempest
17–18 August) - Family History Weekend
24-26 August - 12,000 Years of Combat
15 September -12th Century Knights at the Castle
30-31 October - Norman Knights at the Castle
This towering stately home and fortified castle has been the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors since 1067. It conceals a very fine collection of furniture, paintings, clocks, tapestries, armour and much, much more, including personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Wander in the tranquil grounds and magnificent 14th century Fitzalan Chapel Stroll through the Flower,Victorian Kitchen and The Collector Earl's Gardens and enjoy the beautiful planting schemes.
You can also book special guided tours for groups of 20+ from guides renowned for their professionalism and friendliness.
Arundel Castle plays a starring role in the 2009 film The Young Victoria, starring Emily Blunt and you may recognise the building in several other well known films.
There are a range of admission prices, dependant on which parts of the castle you want to see and the make up of your party. Please view the Castle's admission price page here for full details.
While Sussex by the Sea make every effort to ensure all information on this site is correct at the time of publishing we encourage all visitors to check the attraction's website or contact them direct before travelling, especially for information relating to prices / tickets, specialist information and opening times.
AddressArundel Castle, High Street, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AB
Located just off the A27 midway between Chichester and Worthing in the town of Arundel. Follow the signs for Arundel town centre. The main entrance is in Mill Road at the bottom of the hill. A pay and display car park is directly opposite the entrance.
Public Transport Directions
From the mainline rail station at Arundel the Castle is approximately ten minutes walk. Turn left into Station Road. Take the second exit onto The Causeway (signposted Arundel town centre) Continue forward into Queen Street and over the River Arun bridge. At the mini roundabout turn right into Mill Road. The Castle entrance is on the left.
- Accessible facilities - contact provider for details
- No dogs allowed (except guide dogs)
- Café on site
- Catering available
- Restaurant on site
- Special diets catered for - contact provider for details
- Children's facilities - contact provider for details
- Family friendly
- Groups welcome
- Coach parking
- Disabled parking
- Parking nearby
- Bus stop within walking distance
- Train station within walking distance
- Town centre setting
- Gift shop
- Public toilets on site
In The News
Read the latest Garden News from Martin Duncan, the Head Gardener at the Castle.