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Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Intriguing Regency house and impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles, set in a picturesque garden

Arlington Court is an unexpected jewel on the edge of Exmoor, a complete family estate held by the Chichester family for over five hundred years. The collection consists of treasures for all tastes, from model ships to shells, collected over several generations. The house itself, built in 1823 and extended in 1860, has an austere facade. However, inside the cosy rooms purvey a homely, family atmosphere.

The Carriage Museum in the stables has a vehicle for every occasion from cradle to grave. Currently on loan from the Houses of Parliament is the Speaker’s State Coach, a glorious, gilded carriage with over 300 years of history.

near Barnstaple,
EX31 4LP

Tel: 01271850296
Opening Times: Feb 2019 see website for details
Family : £30.50
Child : £6.10
Student : £12.20
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