Taking the train to the historic market town of Arundel is easy. Most trains from London Victoria are direct, while some require you to change at Three Bridges and Gatwick Airport.
The journey takes an average of around one hour and 30 minutes, with the station just a 15-minute walk from the town centre, where you’ll find pretty, cobblestone streets lined with independent shops, art galleries and pubs.
At the station, there’s also a 151-space car park and stands for you to store bikes. Find out more about facilities at Arundel station.
Things to do in Arundel
You’ll find this impressive stately home just a 20-minute walk from Arundel station.
Whether you spend some time wandering round the well-tended gardens or simply admiring the fort’s soaring turrets, it’s a great, family-friendly visit.
It’s been the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk since the 11th century, who have also brought together a striking collection of artworks and antiques which you can view.
The Wetland Centre is a bit further out from the station, taking around five minutes to get there by car.
But it’s a lovely day out, offering a scenic spot to admire some of the region’s wildlife.
Explore the network of paths that wind wound the river, keeping your eyes peeled for osprey, kingfishers and geese.
There’s also the chance to take to the water on a boat safari, which gives you the chance to see some of the reserve’s resident water voles.