Arundells will be open for the 2022 season from 18th March until the 1st November.

FREE FLOW

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 11 am until 5 pm (last admission 4:30pm)

The house is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Adults £9  │ Garden only £3.50 │ Historic Houses Association – Free | Children 12 years and under – Free

No pre-booking required, just turn up on the day.

We offer 50% off all Friday – Monday Free Flow tickets for the following cardholders:

Art Fund │ South West Trains │ Gardener’s World 2-4-1 │ Defence Card │ Blue Light Card

GUIDED TOURS

Tuesdays 11 am until 3 pm (every hour on the hour)

Adults £13 | Garden Only £3.50

Pre booking is advised but tours may still be available on the day.

The garden will be open from 11am and you are welcome to visit before and after your tour.

Please note that Historic House members are NOT admitted free on guided tour days.

Additional discount offers are also NOT valid on guided tour days.

Gardener’s World card holders may use their cards for the Garden only.

GROUPS

We welcome groups of all sizes at Arundells, both on freeflow days and on guided tours. To find out what we can offer your group have a look at our group visits information sheet or email groups@arundells.orgs with any questions you may have.

 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

with the Historic Houses Association

Come and enjoy the beautiful house, garden and collection at Arundells as many times as you like, as well as being able to use your card to visit over 300 unique and awe inspiring properties all over the UK for free.

Membership costs £59 for a single adult, or £94 for a joint membership. You can also gift a membership to someone else.
Use the exclusive Arundells discount code ARUN12 to receive £5 off your membership. Arundells will also receive a matching donation.

Card valid on Free Flow days only (Friday – Monday)  during open season. Not valid on guided tours (Tuesday).
Please check above for our annual opening dates and times.

Join now by clicking the link below. Don’t forget to enter your discount code-ARUN12

Visitor Information

 

Car parking

There is no car parking available at Arundells and only very limited parking within the Cathedral Close. Please use one of the Salisbury Park and Ride sites or one of the many pay and display car parks that are located around the City.

Toilets

Toilet facilities (including an accessible toilet for disabled visitors) are available.

Children

Children of all ages are very welcome at Arundells. There are treasure hunt quiz sheets with goodie bag prizes to claim at the end of your trip. Feel free to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden and make a day of your visit. 

Accessibility

The garden is level and accessible to all – including wheelchair users – dependent upon ground and weather conditions.

Visitor Reception and The Exhibition Room are both on one level and accessible to wheelchair users.

The ground floor of the house is level and accessible. There are five stone steps up to the front door and a ramp is provided for wheelchair access.

Stairs lead up to the upper floor and steps down to the cartoon corridor. These areas are therefore not accessible to wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility.

Dogs

Well behaved dogs are permitted within the garden, but must be kept on leads at all times.
Guide and Special Assistance dogs are welcome within the house.

Photography

Photography – You are welcome to take photographs, but please do NOT use flash photography within the house.

CCTV

CCTV cameras are in operation throughout the property for protection and security monitoring.

Smoking

Smoking is strictly prohibited within all the buildings.

Find Us

 

Walking:

Arundells is on The West Walk, next door to The Rifles Museum, within Salisbury’s magnificent Cathedral Close

Parking:

We recommend the Salisbury Park and Ride (5 sites on all the main roads into the city) and there are also Pay and Display car parks signposted around the City Centre, with limited parking within the Cathedral Close (currently £7.00 per day)

Coach:

The nearest coach set down and drop off point is in St. John’s St. (opposite the White Hart Hotel) with pedestrian access to the Cathedral Close through St Ann’s Gate – approximately 0.4 miles

Rail:

The nearest railway station is Salisbury, approximately 0.8 miles

Contact Us

Arundells, 59 Cathedral Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN

To contact us please use this form or call us on 01722 326546

The Close

Arundells is situated within the spectacular setting of the largest and most lovely Cathedral Close in Britain, extending to some 80 acres and with a beautiful Greens surrounding the magnificent Cathedral … An ideal spot in which to relax and unwind.

In addition to the Cathedral itself, the following attractions are all located within the Close and are all well worth a visit.

Mompesson House

A quintessential Queen Anne townhouse in the heart of the Cathedral Close.

It’s easy to imagine living here as you walk down the fine oak staircase, admire the plasterwork and collection of 18th-century drinking glasses and relax in the library. Open for guided tours only.

 

Sarum College

A Christian study and conference centre housed within Grade 1-listed buildings on the Northeast side of the Close.

Facilities include 40 en-suite bedrooms, six meeting rooms, a newly refurbished Common Room and bar as well as a large refectory and a car park.

The college’s course programme includes postgraduate study programmes, day, evening and weekend courses, as well as a range of concerts, exhibitions, lectures and conferences throughout the year.

The Rifles Museum

The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum is in The Wardrobe in The Close.

Come and see the exploits over the last 250 years of the infantry regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire.

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral, one of the finest examples of early Gothic architecture, has Britain’s tallest spire, the world’s best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta and Europe’s oldest mechanical clock.

Join a free tour with one of our knowledgeable volunteer guides or explore the beautiful interior at your own pace, then admire the spire from below with a delicious cream tea in our glass roofed Refectory Restaurant.

The Salisbury Museum

The Salisbury Museum is located in the medieval King’s House. It houses nationally designated archaeology collections and offers an exciting exhibitions programme.

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.

Upcoming Event at Arundells