Coleton Fishacre

Historic House/Palace

Brownstone Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0EQ

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Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the holiday home of the D'Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds, and tender plants from the Mediterranean, South Africa and New Zealand thrive in the moist and sheltered valley. This most evocative of holiday homes, built in the Arts and Crafts style, is imbued with 1920s' elegance. A light, joyful atmosphere fills the rooms and music plays, echoing the family's Gilbert and Sullivan connections.
Dogs: Welcome in the gardens, dog walking maps available via website or at reception.

Coleton Fishacre is open daily, 10.30am-5pm, from 13 Feb until 30 October, and then 11am-4pm November and December weekends. They are also open 11am-4pm from 27-31 December.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Non Member£12.80 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

2021 Openings (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Coleton Fishacre is open daily, 10.30am-5pm, from 13 Feb until 30 October, and then 11am-4pm November and December weekends. They are also open 11am-4pm from 27-31 December.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Tripsie
      Castleton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      A lovely couple of hours
      5 of 5 stars
      23rd July 2021
      A lovely couple of hours. The whole house was open when we visited, so we were able to annoy the bedrooms (and the lovely views) as well as seeing the downstairs rooms. The gardens are absolute,y... Read full review
    • Johnty1963
      Leyburn, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great cafe staff
      5 of 5 stars
      27th July 2021
      On a really warm,sultry, sunny, rainy sort of day the cafe staff were brilliant. One minute wiping down rainy sodden tables, the next serving speedily and always with a smile. Excellent. Read full review
    • Rebecca W
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Lovely afternoon out
      5 of 5 stars
      1st Aug 2021
      A really lovely National Trust with fabulous colourful gardens. So many beautiful flowers and waterfalls as you go along the garden trails. Benches dotted along in areas for you to sit on. The house... Read full review

    Directions

    Road Directions

    3 miles from Kingswear. 6 miles from Brixham, take A3022 to Kingswear. Narrow entrance drive and busy approach lane: reversing required, especially around busiest time (13.00 - 14.30).

    Public Transport Directions

    Bus: Stagecoach 120 from Paignton - Toll House on Kingswear Road or Stagecoach 22/24 from Brixham - Kingswear to the Toll House stop on Kingswear Road, there is a 1.5 mile walk to the house from this bus stop.Steam Train: Paignton - Kingswear. Coleton Fishacre is 3 miles from Kingswear off the Lower Ferry Road. Steam trains operate between 16th February - 3rd November 2013.

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • Tea / Coffee Shop

    Key Features

    • In countryside
    • Indoor Attraction
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Specialist Features

    • Marketed towards senior citizens
    • Marketed towards student/youth

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Additional charge
    • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Afternoon garden tours given daily

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