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.

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Non Member£12.80 per person per day

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

Opening Times

2020 Openings (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* 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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Events

10th Apr 2020 - 1st Nov 2020

Coleton Fishacre, nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Daily garden walk or 15 minute talk - Coleton FishacreDaily garden walk or 15 minute talk Would you like to find out more about the garden and see the best plants in flower? Why not join a member of the garden team for a free walk or 15 minute talk? Booking not needed 14:00 - 14:45 Every day at 2pm there is either a 45 minute tour or a 15 minute…
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23rd Aug 2020 - 23rd Aug 2020

27th Sept 2020 - 27th Sept 2020

Trust10 - Free 10K run at National Trust properties across the UKCANCELLED - Trust 5K and 10K trail run - Coleton FishacreTrust 5k and 10k trail run at Coleton Fishacre A free monthly trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Booking not needed 09:00 - 10:30 The trail run is a 5k loop which can be…
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Recent Reviews:

  • rae_evans
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Social distancing win
    4 of 5 stars
    12th July 2020
    We booked timed tickets to visit Coleton Fishacre (free for NT members). The site had a very sensible approach to Covid 19 - all ticket checking outside, a manned one-in-one-out system at the... Read full review
  • Paul B
    Stourbridge
    Beautiful Gardens.
    4 of 5 stars
    20th July 2020
    Sadly, the house was not open and some of the land was blocked off. It is a shame that refreshments were not on offer as they were at Saltram. Read full review
  • Tangoj63
    Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
    Return visit
    5 of 5 stars
    23rd July 2020
    Visited on a beautiful sunny day. Prebooked tickets only due to Covid. Garden looked lovely. House not open this year but lovely to see This beautiful garden. Hopefully the shop and restaurant... 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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