National Trust Activities

A selection of National Trust activities being run in and around the North Devon area. A great idea for a day out during your holiday with us. Also don’t forget all the activities run at David Kennard’s Borough Farm near Morthoe famous for the Mist Sheepdog Tales television series.

Father Christmas at Arlington Court

In the stables at Arlington Court on 18th and 19th December meet Father Christmas. 12 Noon to 3pm. Booking Essential 01271 850296. £4.

Father Christmas at Knightshayes

18th to the 23rd December meet Father Christmas 11am to 4pm. Booking Essential 0344 2491895. £6.


Arlington Court

Christmas at the Court – Bring the family to explore a Victorian Christmas. Christmas Trail and crafts. Sat and Sun 25th Nov – 17th Dec plus Mon 18th and Tues 19th Dec, 11am – 4pm.

Family Ranger Days – 

Family Garden Fun

Spring Lamb Talks

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Daffodil Trail

Meet the Gardener: A seasonal garden tour

May Fair 

North Devon Coast and Countryside

Family  dry stone walling – 

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Baggy Point –  

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Heddon Valley –  

Bucks Mills Cabin open day with the Burton Art Gallery – 

Dawn chorus walk –  

Wild Camping for Wimps – 

Coastal family trail from Baggy Point – .


Some of the activities held at Killerton last winter.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Dine Out Christmas Specials Wed 2, 9, 16 Dec, 6.30-10pm. 

Harp Concert

Late Night Opening – 


Some of the activities being held at Knightshayes this winter.

Christmas at Knightshayes – 1st Dec – 1st Jan, 10am – 5pm.

Knightshayes by night – Fri – Sun 8th – 23rd Dec open until 7pm.

Father Christmas –