Local area guide

Living in Arundel

Thinking about moving to Arundel? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Arundel

Why Arundel is a good place to live

Arundel, nestled in a steep-sided valley in Sussex, is a captivating place to live. Beyond its undeniable urban chic, living in Arundel offers you a rich slice of 1,000-year-old heritage coupled with an enchanting ambience that echoes a 19th-century drama. Balancing pastoral pursuits and coastal delights, moving to Arundel provides proximity to both the South Downs National Park and the coast. Alongside these natural charms, you'll find a myriad of activities and amenities, from bric-a-brac and antiques stores to traditional pubs and tea rooms.

What's Arundel famous for?

Arundel is famous for the illustrious Arundel Castle which graces the town with a fairytale landmark. This medieval castle, a historic home to the Duke of Norfolk, has witnessed vital events like Henry IV's wedding and Queen Victoria's stay. The town holds a distinct identity as the land of tea rooms and turrets and embraces the legacy of its own saint, St Philip Howard.

Things to do in Arundel

Discover the magic and history of Arundel by visiting the acclaimed Arundel Castle and the captivating cathedral. The Arundel Wetland Centre entertains with wildlife spotting and feeds and presents an opportunity to explore nature on a boat safari tour. Shopping experiences range from quaint local artisans to high-end fashion and homeware stores. Delight your palate with dining at the Georgian Town House or savour afternoon tea at serene local tea rooms. For history and nature enthusiasts, touring Denman's Garden may prove fascinating with its treasury of unusual plants. Dive deep into Arundel's historic charm and embrace the pleasures of living within a tiny kingdom unto itself.

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Average asking prices in Arundel today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£360,000

51 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£560,000

76 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£385,000

35 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£207,500

40 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Arundel

Whether you're looking to buy a family home or a beautiful apartment, we've got you covered.

Transport in Arundel

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Arundel.

Local connections

Arundel
National Rail
0.9 miles / 1.4 km
Ford
National Rail
1.8 miles / 2.9 km
Amberley
National Rail
3.1 miles / 5.0 km
Littlehampton
National Rail
3.2 miles / 5.1 km
Barnham
National Rail
3.7 miles / 6.0 km
Angmering
National Rail
4.2 miles / 6.8 km

Schools in Arundel

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Arundel.

Education in Arundel

St Philip's Catholic Primary School, Arundel
Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Arundel CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
My Choice School Arundel
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement (2022)
Lyminster Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Walberton and Binsted CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Cornfield School, Littlehampton
Ages: 8 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)

Local pubs in Arundel

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  • Norfolk Arms

    Arundel, West Sussex, BN18

    Located in the shadow of Arundel Castle, The Norfolk Arms Hotel is anything but old – with its newly refurbished restaurant and bars, offering you a quintessentially wonderful place to eat, drink and stay.