Things to see & do

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Useful information

  • Our plant sales raise money for the property © National Trust

    Plants for sale

    There are a variety of plants for sale, all of which have been grown in the walled garden.

  • Children playing in the Argory © NTI/David Levensen

    Play time

    We’ve got a play area to keep the little ones occupied.

  • Summer is a great time of year to visit © National Trust / Bernie Brown

    July & August

    Throughout the summer months we're open daily, 12-5pm.

  • Looking for a new way to explore the Argory? © National Trust / Bernie Brown


    You can canoe down the Blackwater river and start your thrilling experience today.

Family fun

Explore the riverside walks and trails at The Argory

Explore the riverside walks and trails at The Argory

It’s time to get out of the house and enjoy a great day out for the whole family. We’re encouraging families to get outdoors and closer to nature with ’50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’.

Woodland walks

Enjoy garden, woodland and riverside walks

Enjoy garden, woodland and riverside walks

At the Argory there are three main walks.

  • The lime tree walk (20 minutes)
  • Lady bonds walk (20 minutes)
  • The Blackwater river walk (40 minutes)


Muddy paws welcome

Dogs welcome at the Argory  © National Trust

There's nothing like taking in the outdoors on a good walk with your dog. All we ask for, here at The Argory, is that all dogs are kept on their leads throughout the grounds and gardens at all times.

It's a dog's world!

Stop for a drink in The Argory   © National Trust

At The Argory we take pride in looking after our four-legged friends. In the Courtyard, we offer water stations for dogs and litter bags are available in the gift shop.