Arundel, located in West Sussex, is a historical town that visitors will find to be quaint and interesting. The town takes its name from the River Arun, which runs through a portion of the town. Two of the more popular attractions and landmarks in the town include Arundel Castle and Arundel Cathedral. The Wildlife and Wetlands Trust is another interesting attraction that should not be missed while in town. There are also many antique shops throughout Arundel.
The English market town of Arundel is located within the county of West Sussex in the South Downs area. The market town of Arundel is also a civil parish within the southern part of England. The town of Arundel is located about forty nine mils to the southern west of the city of London, about ten miles to the east of Chichester and also about eighteen miles to the west of the town of Brighton. There are several other towns that are close to Arundel and these include Littlehampton, Worthing and Bognor Regis to name a few. The River Arun that is named after the town flows through the western part of the town. The town of Arundel is one of the former boroughs that once formed the 1835 Act Municipal Reform.
The town of Arundel covers an area of about one thousand two hundred and twenty two hectares. The town has a population of about three thousand four hundred.
The town of Arundel is one of the major bridging points over the River Arun and this was in fact the lowest road until the swing bridge at Littlehampton opened during 1908.
The Normans built the castle within the town in order to protect the places within the north of the valley that were vulnerable.
The town of Arundel is home to the Arundel Cathedral, which was the seat for the Bishop of Brighton and Arundel. The town of Arundel is also home to a cricket ground and this is often seen as one of the most picturesque grounds within the Untied Kingdom.
The cricket ground within the town hosts a number of games every year and they welcome the cricket club of Sussex County. During 2004 on the 6th July the town of Arundel was granted status as a Fairtrade Town.