Family fun this summer at Arlington

There's lots of summer fun to be had with the popular family drop-in crafts, summer games on the lawn, outdoor family fun and more.

Photography trail

Sat 27 Jul - Sun 1 Sep, 10.30am-4pm, £1
Explore Arlington through the camera's lens, compare the old with the new. Pick up a trail sheet from the shop and collect your badge once you've finished.

Family activity day: 50 things day

Thu 22 & 29 Aug, 11am-3pm
Join our team and have a go at ticking off some of the new '50 things' activities.Take a look at the full list of 50 things to do before your're 11¾.

Cut flower celebration at Arlington Court

Sat 31 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019, 11am-3pm
Arlington will be a hosting a celebration of cut flowers in the Victorian flower garden, showcasing installations by local flowers clubs and arrangers. There will also be demonstrations, children's workshops and crafting on the lawn opposite throughout the weekend.

Children's crafting and flower workshops, 11am-3pm

Decorate a container at the crafting tent, then take it to the children's flower workshop tent to add some colourful summer flowers - take it home and display.

Demonstrations in the Flower tent, 11am-3pm

Simple arrangements made with flowers grown in the Arlington garden and estate. Arrangements available to take away for a donation.

And remember your picnic rug - there’s nothing quite like laying out the rug on a lovely summer day and sitting on the lawn enjoying something tasty from the tea-room. 

Normal admission prices apply or become a National Trust member and gain free admission and parking at National Trust properties. Events are free unless otherwise stated, donations kindly received.