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Arundells

59 Cathedral Close | Salisbury, Wilts., Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
+44 1722 326546
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Fascinating house

Arundells was the Home of the late Sir Edward Heath and is very much kept as it was when he lived... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheila H
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Ted Heath's Old House - Stunning Building.

Walking to Salisbury Museum you pass by Arundells - the former home of the tale Prime Minister Ted... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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59 Cathedral Close | Salisbury, Wilts., Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arundells was the Home of the late Sir Edward Heath and is very much kept as it was when he lived there. There are many interesting and valuable items that he purchased or was given, and the stewards are very helpful. The garden is also...More

2  Thank Sheila H
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Walking to Salisbury Museum you pass by Arundells - the former home of the tale Prime Minister Ted Heath. Stunning house set in beautiful grounds opposite the Cathedral.

1  Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The last day before they close for the winter. Really interesting house and inhabitant. Saddest part was the bows of the yacht which sank.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We really enjoyed seeing the house and gardens. There are lots of interesting contents and the room attendants were all very knowledgeable. It gives a fascinating view into the life of Edward Heath and a reminder of a period in history. All particularly relevant given...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I took a little persuading but Arundells really is a worthwhile visit. Not at all the ossified remnants of a life but something relevant, very personal and all the more insightful for it. The character of an honourable man, driven by the convictions forged in...More

Thank Brist1957
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Sir Edward Heath was a person with a great sense of humour as I am sure his friends will document. Self-deprication is a term usually used to mask genuine humour and pride in your own portrayal. The stairways of his beautiful home are lined with...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had an absolutely brilliant guide and the tour was most interesting and a real insight into mr. Edward Heath. Would highly recommend a guided tour as there is so much to see and appreciate and we would have missed a lot had we gone...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited on a Wednesday & joined a guided tour which was excellent - very interesting & informative. A beautiful art collection.

Thank whitemoonstone
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I can see why Ted Heath fell in love with this place - gorgeous building, great proportiongs overlooks the Cathedral - sadly decor and furnishings a bit 80's for a period home

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Arundells is located on the West Walk and is opposite the cathedral and close to the museum. It is around a 15-20 walk from the railway station. It offers a fascinating insight to the life of former Prime Minister Edward Heath, who lived in the...More

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Alan L
25 September 2016|
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Response from EuroHulk | Reviewed this property |
£5 for the gardens. I had a private tour for me and my mate. Cost £12 each. We were lucky with the tour guide.
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Asternian
9 May 2015|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
It is preferable for the guided tours so as avoid disappontment. Some days we have large group tours and if you were to turn up you may have to wait. Please call on the day (or before) and we will fit you in to a convenient... More
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