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“A delightful house full of memorabilia”
Review of Arundells

Arundells
Ranked #5 of 77 things to do in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

We loved the homely atmosphere and the enthusiastic guide.
A pity we couldn't view upstairs. So sad that it may be sold and the wonderful collection split up and sold.

1  Thank PAJennings
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"sir edward"
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"ted heath"
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"prime minister"
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"political cartoons"
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"his life"
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"beautiful house"
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"world leaders"
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"guided tour"
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"chinese wallpaper"
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"winston churchill"
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"grand piano"
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"acre garden"
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Arundells was an excellent place to visit and was really interesting to see where Edward Heath lived. We went there the very last weekend before it closed for good - due to financial implications.

2  Thank Hungry-Thirsty69
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

The trustees have got they wanted and it has now been shut, so they can sell it off.

Apparently it is running at a loss, even though it is run by volunteers.

Just like that after a year without warning ,when The Friends of Arundells were given 3 years to make a go of it.

Thank LadyFranklyn
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

Fabulous staff gave me a tremendous welcome, followed by a truly informative and interesting tour. Sir Ed's life was so very interesting and varied and his home is quite beautiful, let us hope they win their fight to keep this lovely home open for us all to share.

Thank Ruthie D
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

Sir Edward Heath was unusual in politics - a man with what Denis Healey called "a hinterland", a range of interests outside politics. His accomplishments as a musician (organist, pianist, conductor of some of the world's great orchestras), trophy-winning yachtsman and collector of art and artefacts as well as his political life are all superbly represented in his home. And this beautiful house still feels like a home - small, even intimate, in scale - but in the grandest of settings in the Cathedral Close and with a delightful garden on the banks of two rivers. Only Hughenden and Chartwell can match it as homes of former prime ministers. We must hope that the Friends of Arundells succeed in their continuing campaign to keep the house open for the public's enjoyment and enlightenment.

1  Thank David W
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