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About Arundel

Welcome to Arundel!

Undoubtedly one of the most picturesque towns in West Sussex, Arundel beckons with its diverse charms, inviting visitors to linger and explore.

Perched atop the steep west side of the Arun Valley, the town boasts a striking presence, with Arundel Castle crowning the chalk ridge—a grand edifice steeped in nearly 1,000 years of history as the residence of the dukes of Norfolk. Nearby, a Gothic Revival cathedral adds to the town's enchanting allure, evoking images of northern France's architectural splendor.

Arundel's allure extends beyond its historic landmarks, with a plethora of Georgian and Victorian period houses lending character to its streets. For art enthusiasts, the town is a veritable treasure trove, boasting numerous galleries and studios to explore.

Throughout the year, Arundel plays host to vibrant events such as the Corpus Christi or Flower Festival in June and the Arts Festival in August. Additionally, the town comes alive on the third Saturday of each month with a bustling Farmer's Market, showcasing the best of local produce.

Situated on the fringes of the South Downs National Park, Arundel offers easy access to the renowned South Downs trail—a mere 10-minute diversion by car or an invigorating one-hour walk.

Venture just a short distance from the town, and you'll discover Amberley Museum—a testament to the industrial heritage of the South East. Meanwhile, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, a mere 10-minute drive or brisk 30-minute walk away, offers a tranquil retreat amidst over 50 species of wildfowl, with free boat rides and a captivating reedbed boardwalk.

For those seeking thrills, the Goodwood Estate, a mere 20-minute drive from our bed and breakfast, hosts a calendar of renowned events throughout the year, including the Festival of Speed, Qatar Goodwood Festival, and Goodwood Revival.

And when the sun beckons, the nearby beaches of Littlehampton, Climping, Bognor Regis, and the Witterings await, offering idyllic seaside escapes. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of seaside city Brighton, renowned for its eclectic shops and iconic entertainment pier.

With an abundance of activities to enjoy, rest assured that we won't judge if you decide to simply unwind and do nothing at all.

We eagerly anticipate welcoming you to our hotel! See you soon?

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