Arundel is a quaint and traditional mediaeval market town situated in the heart of West Sussex and the South Downs and within a short distance from Brighton and Chichester. Arundel is overlooked by the Cathedral and the Castle and has a fantastic selection of bars and restaurants to choose from. It also has a range of antique shops, galleries and unique, locally-run shops. The River Arun is found towards the west side of the town and offers boating facilities for hire which makes for a great day out.
Arundel Castle is the centre point of the town and the home of the Duke of Norfolk. It is set in acres of beautiful grounds and stunning gardens. The castle has been open to guests for hundreds of years and remains a very popular tourist attraction. The castle is steeped in history and is home to priceless works of art. You can view the paintings and furniture along with glass, china, sculptures, carvings and the armoury.
The Wildlife and Wetlands Trust in Arundel is an area of 26 hectares of wetlands that is home to hundreds of species of wetland animals. The wetlands also has boat safaris, special events, café and facilities available for hire. It is a fun-packed day out with lots to see and do for the family.