How to garden demonstration: staking the herbaceous border

Let one of the team show you how to care for aspects of your garden; a drop-in demonstration.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Let one of the team show you how to care for aspects of your garden; a drop-in demonstration.


Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum


Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.80 £11.60
Child £6.40 £5.80
Family £31.90 £29.00
1 adult £19.20 £17.40
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.80
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.40

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

The basics

Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please look out for signage on the day.
There are some steps in the garden but most of it can be accessed on a flat, hard standing surface.
May be cancelled in adverse weather.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 April 2018 14:00 - 15:30 Available
12 April 2018 14:00 - 15:30 Available
13 April 2018 14:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Arlington Court
Call 01271 850296

Upcoming events

Wild about spring trail

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Get outside this Easter and take part in our new trail.

Spring lamb talks

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Meet a new flock of spring lambs and enjoy a talk by a local farmer; find out more about rearing sheep and how they help the Arlington estate thrive.

Family ranger days

Mon 02 Apr 2018
A chance to get outdoors, maybe get mucky, have fun with the family, pick up some new skills and learn about the work the rangers do. Please note some of these days may be run by the gardening team and so the activities will vary each day.

Creative crafts

Tue 03 Apr 2018
Bring your imagination and get creative at Arlington Court.

Fundraising Friday

Fri 06 Apr 2018
Join us for some fundraising colouring in fun as we raise money to conserve the precious silk hangings in the Boudoir here at Arlington Court.

Family garden fun

Fri 06 Apr 2018
Join the garden team for some family fun and have a go at making some birds nests from willow and other nesting materials.