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.

BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour

BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour

We received an email from the BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour production team. They said that they were preparing a piece about the legacy of our politicians and that this would explore why we do not (as a Country) celebrate this legacy, not only through museums, but...

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Arundells features in Country Life July 2020

Arundells features in Country Life July 2020

Arundells is pleased to annouce an article about Arundells is featured in the July 2020 edition of Country Life magazine. John Goodall paid a visit to tell Arundells story together with photography by Justin Paget for the Country Life Picture Library. Click here to...

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Arundells Summer Openings

New procedures have been put in place to keep our visitors safe, click below to find out more and see what you should expect when visiting Arundells.

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Arundells – The beginnings

Arundells – The beginnings

Our predecessors were so much better at recycling and reusing than we are today. Building materials were expensive and why rebuild from scratch if you could work on what was already there? Arundells is a perfect illustration of this ethos. A visitor to the Close in...

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House

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.

garden

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.

collection

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

EVENTS

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

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