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National Rail | station code ARU

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A picturesque town on the River Arun with a steep High Street and dominated by its Castle and Cathedral. The parkland around Swanbourne Lake is open daily free of charge, but closed each year on 24 March. There are good views of Arundel from trains, especially south of the station.

TI at Arundel Museum. |

Accommodation in Arundel (with distance from station):

Arundel Park Hotel (¼ mile) Swan Hotel (½ mile) Norfolk Arms Hotel (½ mile) Arundel Sussex

Arundel Castle

Arundel Museum ½ mile

The history of Arundel including the influence of the River Arun and Castle.
Open Daily 1000-1600.

Arundel Castle ¾ mile

The ancestral home of the Dukes of Norfolk. An ancient castle which has been rebuilt and altered through the centuries. Fine collections of furniture, armour, clocks, tapestries and paintings. Restored Victorian kitchen and flower gardens. Restaurant.
Open Apr-Oct, TWThFSSu & BH 1000-1700, Castle rooms from 1200.

Arundel Cathedral ¾ mile

Situated in a prominent position overlooking the town, Arundel's magnificent 19th century Roman Catholic Cathedral is a fine example of Gothic Revival architecture.
Open Daily, please see website for events and services.

Arundel Wetland Centre 1¼ miles (2½ miles by river path)

The Centre is home to a wide variety of wetland wildlife, including water voles and endangered wildfowl from around the world. Features include observation hides, a reedbed boardwalk and boat tours around the wetlands. Picnic area. Restaurant.
Open Daily 1000-1630.

Arundel attractions map