Opening Days and Hours
28th March to 1st November 2015; Tues to Sun (incl Good Friday) & August & BH Mons;
Garden & Grounds 10am - 5pm,
Castle Keep 10am - 4.30pm,
Castle Rooms 12noon - 5pm.
Recommended / not essential
House Open for Viewing:
Dates as above
Gardens & Fitzalan Chapel, 10am - 5pm
Castle Keep, 11am - 4.30pm,
Castle Rooms, 12noon - 5pm.
National Garden Scheme days:
Best Times of Year to Visit:
April to October
Adult from £ £9.00 - £18.00; Concession from £9.00 - £15.50; Child £ £9.00; Family £41.00 or £45.00
see own website for explanation. Group visits and Guided tours by arrangement
*(except 23rd to 25th May and 21st to 28th July hen special event prices apply - please see website)
Other Facilities & Comments:
Assistance dogs only.
Pay & display car park in Mill Road, opposite the Castle gates
Medieval Joust week - 23rd to 28th July
Garden Features & Events
The Collector Earl's Garden opened in 2008.
English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities
Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:
Description of Garden
The Collector Earl's Garden
This new formal garden is a light-hearted tribute to Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel (1585 -1646), known as 'The Collector'. It has been designed by Isabel and Julian Bannerman with Russell Taylor as job architect, and has
History Of Garden
The original castle was founded on Christmas Day 1067 by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel, one of William the Conqueror's most loyal barons. He was awarded a third of Sussex with the stipulation that a new castle be built near the mouth of the Arun to