Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Intriguing Regency house and impressive horse-drawn vehicles set in picturesque gardens

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Things to see and do

A display of model boats from the Dunkirk landings at Arlington Court

Arlington Court's collection 

Explore the full collection of items on show at Arlington, amassed by eleven generations of the Chichester family.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

What's on 

Upcoming events

Volunteer recruitment week

Sat 13 Feb 2016
11:00-15:00
Ever thought of volunteering? Pop along to one of our recruitment days to find out more about the different volunteer roles here at Arlington and how you could get involved.

Early spring trail

Sat 13 Feb 2016
11:00-16:00
Join in a free, fun trail through the grounds and discover nature as it's beginning to awaken. Find out more about the wildlife and plants cared for at Arlington.

Family ranger days

Wed 17 Feb 2016
11:00-15:00
Join our rangers on a fun day in the outdoors for families. Learn about the work they do and try your hand at picking up some skills, such as shelter building, cooking on a fire, tracking animals, hunting for bugs and more.

Family garden fun

Thu 18 Feb 2016
13:30-15:00
Join a gardener to learn how we care for our gardens and create something special to take home from colourful garden palettes, to seeds to grow. A different activity each season.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 25 Mar 2016
11:00-16:00
Enjoy our Cadbury sponsored trail with a chocolate prize. Follow clues around the grounds and find the answers to claim your scrummy Cadbury chocolate.

Spring lamb talks

Fri 25 Mar 2016
15:00-15:30
Meet a new flock of spring lambs and enjoy a talk by a local farmer; find out more about rearing sheep and how they help the Arlington estate thrive.
Two children running along a grass path at Arlington Court

February half term 2016 

Discover a new adventure at Arlington Court this February half term

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

History

A watercolour painting by an unknown artist of Arlington Court before 1845

An evolving estate 

The current house at Arlington was built in 1822, before this the house was in a different location and had a different layout. Historic maps and plans help to identify how the estate has evolved.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Wildlife

A bat flying towards a branch

Discover our bats 

Arlington Court is home to a large colony of lesser horseshoe bats. Learn all about them here.

A group of Red Deer hind in the Arlington parkland

Wild deer on the Arlington estate 

Discover the red deer who thrive in Arlington's parkland and when's the best time to find them.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Get involved

A bookshop volunteer

Join in 

Read about the different volunteer roles we're recruiting for in 2016.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Learning

A group of school children helping with gardening tasks

A day of discovery 

With lots to discover at Arlington Court both inside and out, bring your school group for a fun filled day of learning.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Places to stay

The sitting room of Woolley Lodge, a holiday cottage on the Arlington estate

Holiday with us 

Enjoy a relaxing stay on the Arlington Estate in one of our holiday cottages.