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

May fair

Sun 29 May 2016
11:00-16:00
Come and celebrate all that's fantastic about rural crafts and country skills. See local craftspeople demonstrating their work and visit the marquee to buy hand-made items. Plus join in with our community craft to make something magical.

Drop-in family crafts

Tue 31 May 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.

Family ranger days

Wed 01 Jun 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. 28 March - natural...

Conservation in action

Thu 02 Jun 2016
13:00-15:00
Discover how our team care for the numerous items in our collections from miniature model ships, to stuffed birds and grand state coaches. See the tools they use and learn the techniques they've mastered, plus pick their brains about how to care...

Family garden fun

Thu 02 Jun 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.

How to: garden demonstrations

Fri 03 Jun 2016
14:00-15:00
Let one of the garden team show you how to care for your aspects of your garden and add some creative flair with these drop-in demonstrations.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

History

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

Mapping the past at Arlington Court 

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.

The pond in the pleasure grounds at Arlington Court

Picture-perfect pleasure grounds 

The evolution of the pleasure grounds at Arlington Court from the late eighteenth century to the present day, including Trust ownership and management.

The Antrobus travelling chariot at Arlington Court carriage museum

History of the Carriage Museum 

Find out the history of the carriage museum and how over forty vehicles have been assembled at Arlington Court.

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.

Get involved in our work

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