Arundells Journal

News from Arundells

Find out what’s going on in the house and garden. Read about Arundells history and discover interesting facts about our collection.

Dr Henry Kissinger

Dr Henry Kissinger

Dr Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor has died at the age of 100.  The Sir Edward Heath Charitable Foundation mourns his passing, while celebrating his long and remarkable life.  The trustees have written to his widow Nancy...

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The house was originally a medieval canonry, with the first recorded occupant being Henry of Blunston, Archdeacon of Dorset, who lived here from 1291 until his death in 1316.


The peaceful garden extends to around two acres in total, with lawns, mature trees, shrubbery and borders and includes sculpture by G E Wade and the bow of Morning Cloud III.


Arundells Collection includes works by well known artists, ceramics, gifts from world leaders, hand painted Chinese wallpaper and Morning Cloud scale model yachts.


Arundells events include talks, music concerts and recitals, seasonal outdoor theatre, children's events and Christmas events.

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