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A gem of a place to visit

I'm sure that this place is overlooked by many visitors to Salisbury, most heading to the Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aledrinker
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
A Private House full of Pubic History

The interests, experiences, collections and chatels of a famous Prime Minister are beautifully laid... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
XL-EBCA
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sure that this place is overlooked by many visitors to Salisbury, most heading to the Cathedral and Mompesson House or given insufficient time on their tour to fit Arundells in. Well I loved the place, always try to take visitors there. Fascinating history as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank aledrinker
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The interests, experiences, collections and chatels of a famous Prime Minister are beautifully laid out for you.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank XL-EBCA
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Ted Heath's house shows he was an outstandingly able man.A terrific sailor and musician, he also had Japanese decorations in this house that are visually impressive

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank James B
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Arundells was Ted Heath’s home for the last half of his life, and is kept as he liked it and left it. There are photos on the piano, which you can play if you are good, or brave, enough. In every room there is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This place was never on my radar, but a friend who had met (and sailed against) Sir Edward thought I might like it. I did. The house and the man are tied up completely, in the same spirit as Churchill and the War Rooms are,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank EWT4
Reviewed 4 November 2018

A most interesting property, not only for the house itself but for the information on Sir Edward Heath and his life, especially the musical side to his life and is friendships forged throughout the world as a politician.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank JonH407
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A friend and I had a most interesting tour of Arundells on Tuesday. The many varied and unusual objects presented to and collected by Sir Edward Heath were imaginatively displayed. Sir Edward's life had many different chapters including Oxford, the Royal Artillery as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Sunshine22194403506
Reviewed 28 October 2018

As a staunch socialist, I was expecting not to like this place, however quite apart from the beautiful house, and fixtures and souvenirs of the interesting and well travelled Prime Minister, I left with a new found appreciation and respect for him. Also a very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Dam B
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Wonderful collection of artifacts and knowledgeable guides. Be sure to see the bathroom with the double mirrors .The garden is lovely too with a poignant memorial to two of his Morning Cloud crew

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I am old enough to remember Heath as PM. He came across as a very cold aloof man. My visit to his house in Salisbury helped me understand more about him Arundells is a little difficult to find within the close. It is close to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank moraira
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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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