Facilities & access


  • Free parking, 150 yards
  • Shop - selling gifts, and jams and preserves made locally using Arlington-grown produce
  • Tea-room - set in the original Victorian kitchen, serving dishes that use local, seasonal fruit and vegetables
  • Toilet facilities
  • Tours available for pre-booked groups
  • Groups welcome - please contact us before you visit
  • Two National Trust holiday cottages: Mortuary Cottage (sleeps 2) and Woolley Lodge (sleeps 3)
  • Information point
  • Dogs on leads welcome in the gardens and carriage museum
  • Two dog waste bins are located on site

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-seat carriers to borrow
  • Rain covers available
  • Children's play area
  • Children's activity workshops during school holidays
  • Children's I-spy sheets available in house and carriage museum


  • Designated mobility parking 20 yards, next to visitor reception
  • Adapted toilets next to tea-room and in the carriage museum
  • House - wheelchair on loan
  • Braille guide
  • Large print guide
  • Virtual tour
  • Induction loop
  • Loose gravel paths, slopes, partly accessible grounds. Map available of an accessible route around grounds.
  • Lift to first floor of the carriage museum
  • One PMV (electric scooter) available for hire on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Free mobility buggy to carry passengers from the house to the carriage museum, runs most days
  • Tramper Mobility Scooter available for hire to explore old lake walk and wilderness. Must be pre-booked on 01271 850296, conditions apply.

New mobility buggy

Visitors to Arlington Court will be able to ride in a new mobility buggy, thanks to a generous legacy left to the National Trust.

Full access statement

You can download the full access statement for Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum to help you plan your visit.

All terrain tramper

Our tramper makes exploring the grounds at Arlington Court easy

We are delighted to be able to hire out an all terrain tramper, courtesy of Countryside Mobility Southwest. For insurance purposes users need to be a member of their scheme, but you can join at Arlington Court. As we only have one tramper advance booking is vital on 01271 850296.