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Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

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Visited n a very blustery afternoon and was far from disappointed. An interesting insight into the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew W
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Brixham, United Kingdom
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really interesting house and gardens shame about the toilets

The house is really interesting and the gardens are huge so allow time for a good walk around. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
devongirl5090
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Arlington near Barnstaple, Barnstaple EX31 4LP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited n a very blustery afternoon and was far from disappointed. An interesting insight into the Chichester family and their home and processions. A very well kept house with very knowledgeable guides throughout. The grounds and church along with walks around the lakes are not...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is really interesting and the gardens are huge so allow time for a good walk around. The carriage museum was offered a lot more that I thought it would and the information provided about each carriage was really good . The state coach...More

Thank devongirl5090
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been there before and was most impressed. Staff were very helpful and friendly lots to see. Cafe was clean and plenty cake choice. We had light bite food v nice. Very nice gardens.

Thank Storyteller780960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wondering what to do for a few hours our Landlady recommended Arlington Court. We paid £4 for parking which was all day. You could pay £11.60 or with gift aid £12.80 to go in. Having chosen to pay with gift aid we had to answer...More

Thank peachmac2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Making the most of our National Trust membership is important but always great to find a gem - Arlington is def a gem Take a look on the website for what’s on but the trail and crafts were great - trail helped us get around...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So friendly and a lovely setting...Love the carriage museum...Cafe clean and reasonable with great outdoor eating space...What more can you ask for..

Thank Dart7777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant and informative day at Arlington Court. Plenty of parking and for a change the visitor's centre was close by. We started with a cream tea in the cafe - scone, jam, cream and a filter coffee for £4.95! Then moved on...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to the zoo, but it rained so we came here instead. Normal sort of National Trust day out, which all you would expect. House, gardens, kitchen gardens etc. Resident bats on webcam, would have been nice to see in the flesh, but...More

Thank Felix-Mad-Dog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Barnstaple, about 1/2 drive away so come with friends & relatives throughout the year. hadn't been in the house for a long time but took friends in yesterday and we all really enjoyed looking around with 'fresh eyes'. The café has also...More

Thank Incomer09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The extensive grounds around Arlington Court provide many beautiful walks through woodlands and open countryside. Great place to take a dog. The House, carriage museum and walled garden are all worth a visit. The cafe provides excellent refreshments especially a Devon cream tea.

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Sunflower1180
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Kc2610 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I can't remember if its an inclusive price. You need good weather to view the gardens and estate though. I have visited often enough to know rain isn't good for walking through the lower estate
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Jess G
October 28, 2016|
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Response from NickRH14 | Reviewed this property |
free entry if the house is closed (house only open at weekends this time of year)
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lindalone
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Rita T | Reviewed this property |
Not absolutely certain, as we don't have a dog, but I did see some people with dogs on leads around the grounds but not in the house or carriage museum. Hope this helps.
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