The Arundel Castle Day Trip

On Wednesday, Richard and I decided to get out the polluted London city and get into the country-side, well more specifically visiting a castle. I have this big love for castle, I love to look around and imagine what it must have been like during the era it was used as a castle. Was it used for a big battle or was it just simple a home for princes and princesses? Who knows but I love discovering and finding the story behind it.  With that said, we decided to visit Arundel castle in West Sussex, an easy enough journey from London.

So let me introduced you to my new humble abode:


It a small place where I have just enough room to hang my coat and perhaps could possibly swing a cat somewhere.


And maybe – just maybe I might have enough room to have a cathedral in my back garden.


Oh while I’m at it, let me show you my small garden.


Anyway, we picked a perfect day as it was lovely and warm and I was finally able to wear my polka dots summer swing dress:

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A dress that I brought from Amazon in fact – can you believe it! I’ve mentioned before that I’m obsessed with swing dress as it cover my *ahem* bramley apple waist. I also like the 50s feel to the dress and it give me retro vibe.

As I was posing for these pictures I had quite a few weird look coming my way, like why is this girl suddenly sitting on the bench while this guy is taking a picture of her? How peculiar.  Is she famous? (I genuinely heard someone mutter that!) Is this some kind of magazine fashion shoot? (Another thing I heard being mutter.) Oh people, I’m just being a fashion blogger and posing for my blog. This is why I do a lot of my outfit picture at home. (Even then I still get the neighbor asking me.)

One last thing you might have notice in all of the pictures, my sunglasses being firmly on me the whole time. Like I said yesterday I’m blind as a bat without them.

I’m going to put a lot of Arundal photos on my flickr – go check that out today.

If you want a day out I do recommend Arundel Castle.

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  • Gill Jacob
    May 8, 2016

    Wow, never heard of this castle, does look very fairytale and romantic. Lovely pics too

  • StressedMum
    May 8, 2016

    I have never been there, but looks lovely and I do love your dress perfect for any occasion x

  • Jemma Andrew-Adiamah
    May 8, 2016

    Love your dress! What a fantastic day out. We’ve just joined the Nation Trust so love visiting places like this.

  • Aleksandra
    May 8, 2016

    It looks lovely 🙂 Something to add to my list of things to see in the UK!

  • Kara
    May 8, 2016

    I lived near Arundel castle for 20 odd years and have never been inside – I really must change that

  • Anna Nuttall
    May 8, 2016

    After we visited the castle, we decided to have a pub lunch in the village. The bartender was saying that he has been living in Arundel for 5 years and never gone into the castle. Kara – go now! Or at least this year… 🙂

  • Anna Nuttall
    May 8, 2016

    Gill, trust me you feel like you’re in a medieval fairy tale when you visit.

  • Mimi Rose
    May 8, 2016

    I love how in the UK you can find castles just a short day trip away – something that seems so cool from an American perspective. It looks like a beautiful property and castle, and I love that retro dress of yours! I’m always surprised at the great clothing finds on Amazon (and affordable too!). 🙂

  • I am so jealous! I would love to just go on a day trip to visit a castle. Looks like you had a lot of fun! If I ever get to go to the UK again, I’m definitely checking this out. 🙂

  • Joanne Mallon
    May 9, 2016

    I love Arundel Castle, such a beautiful place and so much to explore. And your dress looks fab, really suits you.

  • Beautyqueenuk
    May 9, 2016

    Such a beautiful castle and one I have never visited x

  • beautykinguk
    May 9, 2016

    Now that is an amazing castle, the views look absolutely fabulous and I only wish I actually lived there, though I would want a moat!

  • Helen Costello
    May 9, 2016

    Wow what a stunning place – I love your confidence to have your photo shoots in public. Keep at it – Keep them intrigued!

  • Nicole Gore
    May 9, 2016

    Some fantastic fantastic photos and a lovely day out! I’ve never been to this castle but it looks stunning. Thank you for sharing

  • Joanne Dewberry
    May 9, 2016

    Looks like you had stunning weather and what a beautiful castle.

  • Lizzie Grover
    May 9, 2016

    Lovely pictures. How funny the things people muttered, I bet you felt a bit special then! The dress is gorgeous I’d never even thought to buy clothes from Amazon

  • Ickle Pickle
    May 11, 2016

    Such a beautiful castle – I think I have been there once, years and years ago. Beautiful photos. Kaz x

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