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We'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas from the whole team at Arundel Castle!
We'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas from the whole team at Arundel Castle!
Merry Christmas Eve! The last #FunFact of our #ChristmasCountdown... #DidYouKnow we plan to reopen to visitors on 1st April 2021? Keep watching our website and social channels for updates. We hope you all have a wonderful festive break!
Two days to go! #DidYouKnow The oldest feature of Arundel Castle is the motte, an artificial mound which is over 100 feet high - it was constructed in 1068. #FunFact #ChristmasCountdown @sussexscenes
With the big day edging ever closer, here's another #FunFact: #DidYouKnow that Arundel Castle's stunning gardens have been open to visitors since 1854? #ChristmasCountdown #Christmas
Our fantastic team, including the Duke of Norfolk, Head Gardener Martin Duncan and many talented gardeners, was delighted to accept the @SussexHeritage Award for our historic stew ponds project. #Conservation #Heritage
We're just one week away from Christmas Day! Here's another #FunFact: The Chapel's foundation stone was laid by the Archbishop of Southwark in 1894. It was the last part of the Castle to be rebuilt. #ChristmasCountdown #DidYouKnow
Here's another #ChristmasCountdown treat for you: #DidYouKnow the Fitzalan Chapel was founded by the 4th Earl of Arundel in the late 1300s? Here's a video full of more fun facts! #Christmas2020
With just 10 days until the big day, here's another #FunFact for you! #DidYouKnow The Rose Garden occupies the site of a medieval bowling green? #roses #Christmas #ChristmasCountdown
We're counting down to #Christmas with another #FunFact! #DidYouKnow the Baron's Hall is a tremendous 133 feet long and 50 feet high?!
There's just 12 days until Christmas Day! #DidYouKnow that Arundel Castle was founded on Christmas Day in 1067? #12DaysOfChristmas #FunFact
The Museum shop is open until 6pm today (Friday 11th) as part of #arundelischristmas shopping evening. The jackets and coats sale will be open as well. Treat yourself to something special this Christmas 🎄�sh
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Arundel is Christmas! @Arundelcommerce's new video encourages everyone to ‘eat, drink, shop and be merry’ in Arundel this Christmas.⬇️ #shoplocal #Christmas #Arundel @ExpWestSussex
We love seeing the South Downs looking this festive. Have you ventured out for a wintery walk yet?…
Rose Philpot, 21, is a gardener at @ArundelCastle. She shares her love for the job and how she became a professional gardener…
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Did you know that #ArundelCastle has its very own #YouTube channel? Subscribe for all our videos!…
When our gift shop is open, we use local suppliers - like the wonderful Sussex Jams and Chutneys. They take surplus fruit from our gardens and create outstanding preserves! Let's #ShopSussex this Christmas.
Absolute perfection. Ladybirds in conference on Daucus carota ‘Dara’ at ⁦@ArundelCastle⁩ organic kitchen garden today.
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Two pounds of beef suet chopped fine, two pounds of apples, two pounds of currants, nutmeg, cinnamon and fruit peels... Can you guess what this festive recipe is for? That's right! It's a 'minced pie' recipe from our archives that sounds rather tasty. #RecipeOfTheDay
As children (and adults!) open their #advent calendars, we're thinking about how it was celebrated in the medieval era. Advent was first observed in the fourth century, and in 1027 it was agreed that it would be a time of peace each year.
Happy #StAndrewsDay to all our Scottish followers and visitors!🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 St Andrew was made the patron saint of Scotland in 1320 (during our favourite era!) when the Declaration of Arbroath effectively declared it an independent…pmzRNyf
The thatched roundhouse and boathouse for our now award-winning Water Gardens were constructed using traditional methods and sustainable timber from the Norfolk estate. We enlisted local master thatcher G A MacDonald for our reed thatch! @SussexHeritage @sdnpa
We removed centuries' worth of silt and added 1,500 British water plants to our historic stew ponds, which quickly made them an ideal habitat for nesting waterfowl! Thank you @SussexHeritage for the the recognition! And a big thanks to our team and local craftspeople too!
We are very proud to have been able to contribute to this wonderful project! Congratulations @ArundelCastle!…
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Congrats to our Head Gardener Martin Duncan!…
We're looking back at this wintery winning entry to last year's annual photo competition, taken by visitor James Gurney. Just beautiful! #landscapephotography
What's your #WestSussexWishlist? Visit our friends @ExpWestSussex for the best places to #ShopSussex this festive season!
#FunFact Our gardens team has planted around 1.2 million tulip bulbs in the last ten years!🤩p
Many congratulations to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh on their 73rd wedding anniversary!…
#Tulips may be famous for their bright reds and yellows, however we love the delicate charm of varieties like Lilac Perfection. The Peony-style flowers are long-lasting, so plant these up now to lend longevity as well as beauty to your spring flower displays!
Our Stumpery, home to upturned trunks of ancient trees, looks somewhat Jurassic in its autumn splendour! #landscaping #gardens
Britain's railways are packed full of history! You can journey along lines that are over 150 years old, travel across Victorian viaducts and even see historical castles from the window! Take a look at some of these scenic rail lines here: #scenicrail
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Our gardens team is busy planting a whopping 126,000 spring bulbs, wow! #gardening #gardens #behindthescenes
As the nights get colder and winter draws closer, take a few moments of escapism to remember our beautiful spring tulip festival with its colourful blooms and bright sunshine: #FlashbackFriday
Spent the day walking around #Arundel to see the castle and the wetlands. As a bonus I added in a loop around the River Arun with spectacular views over the field and back to the #castle. The South Downs National Park is an amazing place! #ExploreLocal #Sussex
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At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. #TwoMinuteSilence
Plant your #dahlia tubers at the end of spring for fantastic displays that can last all through autumn! Unless you live in a very warm part of the country, don't leave the tubers in the cold ground over winter - dig them up, store and reuse! #gardeningtips
Our gates might be closed to visitors but you can still experience a visit virtually via a series of video tours on our website. Visit to choose your favourite, take a few moments in your day and relax. #virtualevent #Lockdown2
Dumbledore is old Sussex for bumblebee! 🐝🐝…Sb2
In a chapel @ArundelCastle, you can see where Lord Admiral Nelson scribbled his name #Museum30
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It's already November, so make sure your spring and summer flowering bulbs are in the ground for displays next year! #gardeningtips #flowerphotography @tammymarlar
Our gates are now closed to visitors for our annual winter maintenance. We're excited to announce our plans to reopen on Thursday 1st April 2021, (subject to government guidance). We'd like to thank all of our visitors, followers and fans for your support this year!
Some places look awesome, even in the rain. Arundel Castle and Cathedral. @ArundelCastle closes 1 Nov but the Cathedral is open year round and well worth a visit, as is the town with antique shops, galleries and eateries.
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Autumn colour in the Stumpery! 🍂 We love the rich autumnal colours sweeping through our gardens and grounds at the moment. #autumncolourss#Autumn20200Y
4/4 THREAD 7. Use other plant combinations with tulips such as ‘myosotis’, ‘primulas’, ‘wallflowers’ and ‘pansies’. Click here for more information:… #gardeningtips
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