Something for all tastes

Family friendly

There's lots to do for all the Family at Arlington Court © Steve Haywood

We run family friendly activities throughout the school holidays including art and craft sessions, den building workshops and outdoor challenges such as bug hunting. Most activities are free and are drop-in sessions which run regardless of the weather.

Going deeper

One of the many displays to see at Arlington Court © Steve Haywood

In 2014 we will be hosting different themes to give visitors a deeper insight into our conservation work. These include 'Ships', 'Pests' and 'Fading of the Light'. Look at our event listings for more information.

Bringing the past to life

Step back in time and meet our volunteers dressed in period costumes © Steve Haywood

Look out for our seasonal living history days in 2014 focussing on how tasks for the Arlington Victorian servants changed throughout the year.

Hallowe'en hijinks

Experience Arlington Court at night on a torch lit tour of the house. Do you dare to brave the estate at night? Book a guided walk, hear spooky stories and meet some strange characters along the way.

Festive events

Did you know Father Christmas was formerly green?

We're running a variety of exciting events and activities during the festive period, from workshops to living history and of course, the arrival of Father Christmas.

Discover more about our Festive events here.

Christmas fair

Pick up the perfect Christmas gift at Arlington Court, North Devon

15 & 16 November, 10.30am-4pm

Start your Christmas shopping early with over 40 local stall holders and free entry for 'EX' postcodes (bring along a utility bill/driving licence to qualify).

See below for more details

Living on the hedge

Living on the hedge event at Arlington Court

Sunday 26 and Monday 27 October, 11am-3.30pm

As part of Devon Hedge week, join us for a celebration of everything to do with hedges - demonstrations, hedgerow products to buy and children's crafts.

See below for more details