April 2020

Arundel and Tulip Festival - POSTPONED

Welcome to Bournemouth & East Dorset
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 08:00
St Mark's Church Hall
Wallisdown Road Bournemouth BH10 4HY

Arundel Castle was founded at the end of the 11th C by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.

This trip has been POSTPONED due to Government advice re Coronovirus.

We will re-arrange the trip to be included in next year's programme.

One of the largest inhabited and complete castles in England, Arundel Castle is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex. This restored medieval castle and stately home was founded at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel and is the family home of the 18th Duke of Norfolk.

We will have a private guided tour of the castle state rooms including the Baron’s Hall, 14th Century Fitzalan Chapel, Regency Library and Victorian bedrooms and you may explore the Keep.

We are visiting during the Annual Tulip Festival, when more than 60,000 bulbs will be blooming in the Castle’s stunning walled gardens providing one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country.