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Arundells

Address: 59 Cathedral Close | Salisbury, Wilts., Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
Phone Number: 01722 326546
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Ranked #5 of 63 things to do in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful house and garden, maintained in such a way as though Ted Heath had just slipped out. The guide was excellent and the house is packed with such fascinating memorabilia, that it must be one of the most interesting and memorable places to visit. The fact that it is all so recent as well, makes it all the more fascinating.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Ex prime minister Edward Heath's home. A fantastic historic building....especially good are the silk wall papers....

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Edward Heath's home, not many rooms available to view, for the price - £10 per adult. Gardens are delightful. Don't take children, it's quite a tights squeeze at times in the house when busy.

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Paris, France
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53 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have now been fortunate enough to have visited this delightful property which was the former home of the now deceased former Prime Minister Ted Heath. Arundells is simply beautiful and set in the beautiful The Close, a stone's throw from Salisbury Cathedral..in fact just cross the green and you are at the cathedral. How Ted Heath must have loved... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Limited numbers able to book on each guided tour so everyone could hear the tour guide speak. Where space was tight two guides took part of the group to separate areas which meant a more intimate look at what we were being shown. Loved the fabulous Chinese wallpaper on the hallway/staircase and the collection of cartoons. Sadly no-one in our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Booked on tour online which was very easy to do. I was taking my elderly parents because I thought they would like it. The guides are very knowledgeable about both Ted Heath and the history of the house. The highlight for me was just getting a feel for the various rooms (you can actually sit on the chairs, unlike most... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were recommended to book for a tour and did so even though we thought it would be low on our list. The staff/volunteers are all excellent and helpful. The gardens are really lovely and with autumn colours and Salisbury Cathedral as a backdrop, absolutely stunning. The guided tour was one of the best I have been on and the... More 

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Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A nice lived-in house and personal tour. Lots of nice things. Whilst, in retrospect, one might question his politics, one can only admire his house and garden. Well worth a visit.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful house in a stunning location. Just as the previous occupant left it so a picture of his well rounded life. Being a former PM's house left untouched its pretty unique.(if you didn't like Ted Heath don't let that stop you going, it is wonderful and a great tour conducted by knowledgeable guides. A must if you are in Salisbury.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

an excellent surprise! A fascinating house, knowledgeable guides and the opportunity to get close to photos and other items. A wonderful collection of photos, paintings, cartoons and private treasures. The house has a lovely intimate feel. The gardens are delightful. a real hidden secret in Salisbury.

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