Arundel

Known as a gateway town to the South Downs National Park, Arundel is one of the most historic parts of West Sussex. The town’s skyline is dominated by two impressive landmarks, the 11th Century Arundel Castle and the equally imposing, Arundel Cathedral. The castle is a fine example of Norman Architecture, while the Cathedral showcases a gothic style. The cobbled streets and specialist shops of the town centre are also worth exploring, though it’s hard to escape the scenic vistas that surround the town.

The Riven Arun, and surrounding wetland nature reserves provide a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, while Arundel Park provides further outdoor space, including a lake for boating. Arundel and the Arun Valley area are also close to the famous South Downs Way, Felpham, once home to poet William Blake, the National Trust Estate of Slindon, and the picturesque village of Amberley.

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