The Swan Hotel

27 - 29 High St, Arundel, West Sussex, England, BN18 9AG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arundel

Episode 12

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Aug 02, 2014

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... in 1947.

Our first visit was on a Friday afternoon; we had set off with the expectation that it would be open as its July and many people are on holiday: However, when we arrived we were told that it wasn't open for general viewing but there was a ‘show case’ tour available.

The house is noted for it’s art works, there are hundreds of painting and a great many sculptures: One of the owners was a patron of J M W Turner, the ...

Episode 11

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Jul 11, 2014

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... then passed to a cousin in the early 1900’s. In present day values, the fortune was worth approximately 2 billion Aussie Dollars. Over the next 30 years or so this cousin and his heir set about spending the fortune so that by 1951 there was less than half a million dollars (in todays money). Some partying that must have taken: The house was in dire need of repairs because it had been neglected during those years so the last fellow sold it off and it became a ...

Episode 22

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Nov 12, 2013

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... and one of the Kings offered to fund it’s finishing it was only granted on the basis of the building being consecrated and thus becoming a church. We did come to the Louvre with the glass pyramid now standing in the courtyard. This glass pyramid was very controversial when it was built in the 1980’s, and now the entrance to the Louvre is under it. We were going to get off and have a quick look in the Louvre but there was a great long ...

Epsidoe 18

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear on Sep 09, 2013

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... tyre thing was that we had to backtrack into Chelyabinsk and locate another tyre. Unfortunately D couldn’t get a Michelin as he wanted but had to settle for a Bridgestone that was more expensive than the Michelin we had got in Murmansk. L spent a frustrating 2 hours to change money at the bank, normally a quick and very easy process. It was after 8pm by the time we were back on the road again. After a few hours sleep my humans were quite disappointed to ...

The "Soap Opera Mucked-Up" Stuarts

A travel blog entry by carpefeline on Feb 21, 2013

... king. That was the end of the Stuarts. He didn’t much like England and he didn’t speak a word of English.

So here comes ole James Edward Stuart, The Old Pretender, the King Over the Sea, in 1715 but he didn’t do very well, lost battles and fled to Rome where he died in 1766.

In 1745 is the Second Jacobite Rebellion with Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, or ...

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This hotel, located on 27 - 29 High St, Arundel, is near Arundel Castle, Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, Amberly Working Museum, and Amberley Working Museum.
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