Fun for all the family this February half term

Arlington opens again on 16 February for some half-term fun - with outdoors and indoors fun and a new family trail.

February half term will soon be here and we’re back with everyone’s favourites.

Photography trail

16–24 Feb, 10:30am-4pm (£1)
Explore Arlington through the camera's lens with a brand new photography trail inside and outside. Compare the old with the new, see previously unseen photographs and share your own pictures with us.

Rag rug workshop

Monday 18 February, 11am-3pm
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 red squirrel or jacob sheep for £3.

Drop-in family crafts

Tuesday 19 February, 12noon-4pm
Bring your imagination and drop in to create something crafty to take home.

Pips to plants

Thursday 21 February, 1-2.30pm

Join the garden team and plant pips with the family - see how to grow your plants using pips from your local fruit bowl and take home your pots to nurture.

Dogs of Arlington trail

Starting February half-term there will be a new trail in the Carriage Museum
Did you know that Dalmations were bred as carriage dogs? Find out more and see how many animlas you can spot in the Carriage Museum and stables.

Walking on the estate

February is a lovely time of year to go walking on the estate, spotting the first signs of spring with snowdrops popping up all around. Not sure which route to take, have a look on our Walking the estate page for some inspiration.

For more information about any of these events phone 01271 850296 or