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Priory Cottage (Ref:376992)

Priory Cottage. Comfortable self catering holiday cottage for two in Arundel. Well located for Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival Meeting, Arundel and Sussex Coast.

Holiday cottage, Arundel, West Sussex

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Cycle store
  • Easy parking
  • Linen and towels included
  • Outside Space
  • Pets welcome - up to 2 dogs
  • Television
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Cleanliness 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.8 OUT OF 5

September 2017

As good as the write up said.

"A wonderful welcome and attention to detail - some basics in the fridge thoughtful and really helped. Plenty of space - large sitting room upstairs and 'proper' kitchen on ground floor. Quiet, comfortable and convenient. Softer towels would be nice but that wouldn't put us off from going again."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
5.0 OUT OF 5

August 2017

Couldn't have found a more friendly, attractive or ideal place to stay!

"This pretty converted stable/outbuilding gave me privacy and peace to work, and friendliness when I arrived which continued throughout the stay. Loved the dogs and next time will bring mine for some glorious river walks. Excellent kitchen, with breakfast provided in the fridge and great shower downstairs. Upstairs prettily furnished sitting room and bedroom. Car parking no problem and secure. I was able to visit Arundel on foot from Priory Cottage during the Festival and meet friends. I had a great time and hope to return. Thank you Annie!"

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
4.0
Value For Money 
5.0
4.8 OUT OF 5

August 2017

A good basis for recrative an interesting holidays in Sussex

"Attentive and friendly hosts in a historic location surrounded by a fantastic garden landscape. The nearby railway station doesn't disturb, otherwise it's an advantage, if you want to got to London or Brighton for example and abstain from car. The town of Arundel is accessible in less than 10 minutes by foot - an attraction for lovers of english gastronomy and antique markets. We met many unhurried and open minded people. The access by car from the estate to the bypassing motorway is difficult because of the permanent lively traffic. But this loss ist not really important in relation to the predominating advantages of the location. "

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.5 OUT OF 5

June 2017

Excellent location

"The cottage was set in lovely grounds and was an excellent location to explore the South Downs. Owners went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable. "

Cleanliness 
4.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
4.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.2 OUT OF 5

June 2017

Our week in Priory Cottage

"It's a lovely place to stay, very close to Arundel and it's amenities, walks from the door if you don't want to drive, train station handy also. Phillip and Anne were great hosts, made us and our dog Amber very welcome. Would recommend."

Cleanliness 
4.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
4.5 OUT OF 5

June 2017

Fabulous stay at Priory Cottage

"What a great find in Priory Cottage. Excellent location, right next to the train station for those not bringing their car. Anne was the perfect host. The cottage was well equipped with everything you would need, even a hair dryer, and a very comfortable bed. A few minutes walk into Arundel itself. I would definitely recommend."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.7 OUT OF 5

August 2016

Nice place

"Very nice appartment in a beautiful location in converted outbuildings next to the main house where the owners live. Very friendly owners who left us with the basic necessities for breakfast. The location is excellent for visiting the Downs and attractions of West Sussex. The only negative thing is the horrendous traffic around Arundel."

Cleanliness 
4.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
3.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.2 OUT OF 5

August 2016

Priory cottage stay

"We had an excellent stay at this cottage recently. It is very close to a train station which was very handy. The owners are really friendly and lovely! Everything you need was in the cottage and it is ideally places for exploring the area. We visited Brighton, Eastbourne, Portsmouth and many more places in between. "

Other Reviews

"We were delighted with the cottage surroundings and situation we hope to come back next year and for longer. Thankyou"

P Wade

Comfortable and relaxing holiday home on the edge of Arundel and the South Downs National Park

Adjacent to the owners’ home, and just south of Arundel, this is a lovely holiday cottage for a couple. Just a short walk from Arundel railway station, this cottage is perfectly located if you plan to arrive by train, and if you do come by car there’s no problem with parking.

Downstairs, Priory Cottage has a spacious kitchen/dining room, and an adjacent modern shower room. From here stairs lead to the sitting room on the first floor. This room has great charm, with its sloping ceilings adding to the character. Adjacent to the sitting room is a double bedroom, which again has sloping ceilings and bags of character.

Outside in front of the cottage is a sunny gravelled area with table and chairs. The perfect place for an outside meal, or to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Do take a walk through the paddock to the top of the hill and enjoy the great view of Arundel, the Castle and the Cathedral.

Arundel and beyond

Arundel is a historic market town dominated by the symbolic castle and the rising spire of the cathedral. It offers a plethora of craft and antique shops as well as restaurants and tearooms. It’s a great place to wander and just enjoy its hospitality.

Arundel Castle is the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk and is set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens. The castle has been seasonally open to visitors for nearly 200 years. It is one of the great treasure houses of England and is home to priceless works of art in stunning rooms. The 11th Century Keep has amazing views over Arundel, the South Downs and towards the Sussex coast. There are 131 steps to climb in order to get to the top, and it’s well worth the effort.

The River Arun winds its way around the town and is a magnet for wildlife. With more than 60 acres of ponds, lakes and reed beds, Arundel Wildfown and Wetland Trust attracts some of the world’s most spectacular ducks, geese and swans. The best way to enjoy the river is on a river cruise stopping off at the Black Rabbit pub or proceeding further north where the river hugs the scarp wooded slope at the foot of the Downs before reaching Amberley.

Further afield Arundel is well placed for the coast. Climping Beach and Littlehampton’s West Beach are only a short drive away. This is a beautiful unspoilt length of beach of Special Scientific Interest and at the eastern end beside the mouth of the River Arun is the West Beach Café built by local craftsmen using materials sourced locally. It is worth a visit, the fish and chips come highly recommended!

Goodwood and Fontwell racecourses are nearby along with the cathedral city of Chichester with its excellent Festival Theatre noted for not only the quality of productions but also the fact many world premieres are featured as well.

If you fancy a day in the city, Arundel mainline station is next door to Priory Cottage. It’s on a direct route to London so why not mix the cosmopolitan capital with this beautiful part of Sussex?

Places to Visit

Arundel Cathedral

Arundel Castle

Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

What's On

Goodwood Festival of Speed — June

Arundel Festival — August

Goodwood Revival — September

Arundel by Candlelight — December

  • Local shop — 0.6 miles Arundel
  • Nearest restaurant — 0.7 miles Arundel
  • Local pub — 0.5 miles Arundel
  • Mainline rail service — Arundel for services to Gatwick Airport, London Victoria and Portsmouth
  • Gatwick Airport — 37 miles

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