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

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

What's on 

Coming soon

Upcoming events

'Happily ever after?' trail

Tue 26 Jul 2016
10:30-17:00
Explore the gardens and grounds at Arlington and uncover the hidden delights of traditional stories. Follow the clues to find inspiration to write your own story, and find knitted characters along the way to prompt your creativity.

Family ranger days

Wed 27 Jul 2016
11:00-15:00
A chance to get outdoors, maybe get mucky and pick up some new skills along the way.

Drop-in family crafts

Fri 29 Jul 2016
12:00-16:00
Drop-in for some creative fun and bring your imagination. There will be different crafts taking place each day such as hand puppet decorating and making tablemats.

Outdoor theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sun 31 Jul 2016
18:00-20:30
Perennially popular, universally loved, the play follows four couples - three human and one fairy - whose passions are sorely tested when a troupe of amateur theatricals rehearse a play about a doomed love affair. Add in to the mix a heady brew...

Meet the gardener: a seasonal garden tour

Wed 03 Aug 2016
14:00-15:00
Join one of the Arlington gardeners for a look at the plant highlights for this month from the Victorian garden, kitchen garden and pleasure grounds.

Rag rug drop-in workshops

Sat 13 Aug 2016
11:00-15:00
Local artist Deborah Hastings will be showing how to make beautiful creations from recycled scraps of material. Find out the basics for free, or make one of her fun designs to take home such as a Clovelly lobster or red squirrel (£2 each)
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

History 

Historic photo of Arlington showing a loggia in the mid-nineteenth century

Bringing the past to life 

Over 600 years of family history and more than 5000 collection items to care for, enough to keep anyone busy.

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.

See how we keep Arlington alive

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.

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Groups

The Antrobus travelling chariot at Arlington Court carriage museum

Bring a group to Arlington 

Find out what lies in wait for your group and book a visit