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Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Arlington near Barnstaple, Barnstaple EX31 4LP, England
+44 1271 850296
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Great day out

Had a great day out The house was really interesting and was filled with the personal belongings of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
glenfaymar
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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What a great family day out!

What a wonderful day, so much to do inside and out. The house had a good quiz to keep the little... read more

Reviewed yesterday
777badderz
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Hill Head, United Kingdom
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Arlington near Barnstaple, Barnstaple EX31 4LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great day out The house was really interesting and was filled with the personal belongings of the family that lived there. Had 12 model boats that went to rescue our brave soldiers off the beach in France Gardens and walks are lovely They...More

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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful day, so much to do inside and out. The house had a good quiz to keep the little ones happy and then outside to the stunning gardens. There was a Monkey Puzzle area for the children in the woods where they don't...More

Thank 777badderz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Recently becoming National Trust members I thought we would visit the closest property to us. I hadn't visited Arlington Court for years and used to visit when I was younger for walks around the grounds. We started with a visit to the house. Fantastic displays...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National carriage museum at Arlington Court is certainly worth a visit if you are in the Lynton area. It provides a fascinating incite into the transport of the past. The gold 'speakers' coach which is there at present is spectacular.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped along from Croyde as the weather was a bit unpleasant for surfing. Lovely surprise when we arrived. Fab grounds and the carriages were amazing. We had a lovely lunch as well. Great day enjoyed by all.

Thank matteywhisky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have lived here for twenty years and my first proper visit to Arlington Court's main house. What have I been missing? The visit is exceptionally good value for your entry fee (if you are not an NT member that is). The house is well laid...More

Thank thepostie2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and interesting place to visit especially the carriage museum, and the gold coach was amazing to see, lots more to do and see not to be missed had a great day out with friends.

Thank _wendythomas61
Reviewed 1 week ago

The carriage museum is a must on anyone's bucket list, it had The Speaker gold coach on display which was last used at Charles and Diana's wedding. Dozens of other types of coaches - some very bizarre. Walled gardens worth a visit, as was the...More

Thank kenglisson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure how you can write a bad review about the national trust houses its impossible , so going to keep this short .. the history is amazing and the house is great then onto the CARRIAGE museum. Many well spent so much to see...More

Thank Garybarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic cottage - very cosy and comfortable, in a lovely area. We loved Arlington Court - the Carriage museum and the wider estate. For anyone with mobility problems, like me: I found the gravel path difficult to walk on, and could not go up the...More

Thank Ceeforina
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Sunflower1180
5 July 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
28 October 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
9 September 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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