National Trust - Greenway

Historic House/Palace

Greenway Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0ES

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Agatha Christie described Greenway as “the loveliest place in the world”. It was here that she had her holiday home, on the banks of the River Dart. With a long history dating back to the 1490s, the house still retains features added by all generations of occupying families. Now managed by the National Trust, the property offers visitors an extraordinary glimpse into the private life of the Queen of Crime and her family.

Greenway is a magical place to explore, with its rich historical interior and the wildness and mystery of its garden. Agatha Christie set two of her novels here, both of which feature on the Agatha Christie Literary Trail: Five Little Pigs and Dead Man’s Folly. In Dead Man's Folly it appears as Nasse House, and the boat house was the scene of a murder. 

It is possible to travel to Greenway by boat (Greenway Ferry) and by steam train (Dartmouth Steam Train to Greenway Halt (involves a 30 - 40 minute walk to the house). Tickets for the steam train are available to purchase from the English Riviera Visitor Information Office in Torquay.

Parking MUST be pre-booked, but this can be done easily by visiting: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway, or calling 01803 842382.

Greenway 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.

Dogs: Welcome in the gardens and grounds but are not allowed into the house.

Guide Prices

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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)
DayTimes

* .Greenway 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. Parking charge of £3 per session for non NT members.

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Events

15th Feb 2020 - 1st Nov 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Daily garden walk - Greenway HouseDaily garden walk Why not join the garden team at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden. Booking not needed Greenway  Devon 14:00 - 14:45 A member of the garden team will lead you to points of interest on a walk and talk, and show you what is at it's best at…
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2nd Apr 2020 - 19th Apr 2020

Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt, Greenway House, nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Greenway HouseBecome a wildlife detective and hunt for signs of animals in the garden at Greenway. Booking not needed 10:30 - 16:00 Follow the clues and finish your adventure with a delicious, Cadbury chocolate treat (while stocks last). Prices Event ticket prices Child£2.50 View admission charges The…
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5th Apr 2020 - 5th Apr 2020

12th Apr 2020 - 12th Apr 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Step into spring walk around Greenway - Greenway HouseSurround yourself with the sight of spring on a walk around the garden at Greenway. Booking essential 11:00 - 13:00 Join the walking team on a free guided walk around the garden at Greenway, taking in the Boathouse and battery. The walk is approx 2.5km. Prices Event ticket prices All£0…
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19th Apr 2020 - 19th Apr 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Step into spring walk at Noss MarinaSurround yourself with the sight of spring on a walk near Greenway. Booking essential 11:00 - 13:00 Join the walking team on a free guided walk at Noss Marina near Greenway. The walk takes in the marina with river views and Longwood plantation, a woodland carpeted with bluebells in the spring…
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24th Apr 2020 - 24th Apr 2020

21st May 2020 - 21st May 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Countryside walk with a ranger - Greenway HouseCountryside walks with a ranger at Greenway Why not join one of the countryside rangers for a walk through Greenway garden out to part of the estate? Booking not needed Greenway  Devon 11:30 - 13:00 On the walk you will find out about the work that the National Trust rangers do to care for…
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26th Apr 2020 - 26th Apr 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonCANCELLED - Step into spring walk to BrownstoneSurround yourself with the sight of spring on a walk around Brownstone. Booking essential 11:00 - 13:00 Join the walking team on a free guided circular walk from Brownstone car park. Taking in the historic gun battery, coastal path and Coleton fishacre gardens. This walk is approx 5km long…
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4th May 2020 - 10th May 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonNational Walking Month: a week of walksTo celebrate National Walking Month there’ll be a week of walks in the English Riviera at Bradley Manor, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Greenway. Booking not needed Free event (admission applies) 10:30 - 17:00 From countryside rambles to garden tours, wellbeing focused or specialist…
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8th May 2020 - 14th June 2020

Travelling trees trail- Greenway House, Nr Brixham, Devon'I am the seed that grew the tree' trail - Greenway HouseFollow the trail of Frann Preston-Gannon’s beautiful illustrations from the ‘I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree’ poetry book. Booking not needed 10:30 - 17:00 Frann’s delightful and creative drawings highlight a poem for every month of the year. Discover the nature and fascinating species that…
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9th May 2020 - 9th May 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonDawn chorus walk - Greenway HouseWould you like to join the ranger team to listen and identify early morning bird song, and take a walk on the Greenway estate in the early morning stillness? Booking essential 04:15 - 08:00 Join us for this wonderful opportunity on the Greenway estate with one of our countryside Rangers. We will…
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6th June 2020 - 6th June 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonD Day Dance - Greenway Housewing back in time to when Greenway played host to the US Coast Guard with a 1940’s themed dance. Booking essential 18:30 - 21:00 Jive the night away with The Liberty Sisters in a vintage dressed marquee within in the Walled Gardens. There'll be a ration style supper included and the bar to…
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8th June 2020 - 8th June 2020

8th June 2020 - 14th June 2020

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10th June 2020 - 10th June 2020

11th June 2020 - 11th June 2020

12th June 2020 - 12th June 2020

13th June 2020 - 13th June 2020

14th June 2020 - 14th June 2020

Greenway Literary Festival - Greenway House, nr Brixham, DevonGreenway Literary Festival - Greenway HouseGreenway Literary Festival is back for it's second year with more inspiring writers, talks and events. Booking not needed Free event 10:30 - 17:00
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7th Aug 2020 - 7th Aug 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonOutdoor Theatre: Mr Stink - Greenway HouseOne perfectly normal afternoon in an average English town two restless souls unite on a park bench – one of them lonely 12 year old Chloe Crumb, the other an incredibly smelly homeless man. Booking essential 18:30 - 20:30 Join Heartbreak Productions for David Walliams’ best-seller Mr Stink on…
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14th Sept 2020 - 14th Sept 2020

Greenway House, Nr Brixham, DevonAgatha Christie anniversary dinner - Greenway HouseCelebrating 130 years since the birth of Agatha Christie, and 100 years of Poirot, spend a celebratory evening with dinner, drinks and tour at her holiday home. Booking essential 19:00 - 21:30 Guests will be able to enjoy bubbly and canapés on arrival, followed by a tour of Agatha Christie's…
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19th Sept 2020 - 19th Sept 2020

Greenway fête - Greenway House, nr Brixham, DevonGreenway fête - Greenway HouseWe're celebrating the anniversary of Agatha Christie's birthday with a 1950s fête inspired by 'Dead Man's Folly.' Come and enjoy the traditional fun and games in the Walled Garden. Booking not needed There will be a small charge at the stalls such as the coconut shy: the money raised will be…
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Recent Reviews:

  • SRay-47
    Happy in Surrey
    Agatha Christie's home
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Mar 2020
    A lovely house full of treasures from Agatha Christie and her family. Includes a frieze painted by US troops stationed there during WWII. Very good shop with all Agatha Christie's books on sale! Read full review
  • ANDICHARGE
    Dartmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely House & Gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    6th Mar 2020
    As we had guests we popped across the river to here. As always it was a pleasure to look around, as limited as I am on a mobility scooter. My wife and her friend loved it. Great staff and very... Read full review
  • Hulajune
    West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Warm welcome
    5 of 5 stars
    19th Mar 2020
    Lovely day spent at Greenway. From Dave and Horace at the gate, to George the buggy man, the ladies in reception, and the superb house guides, all staff made us very welcome. House and gardens... Read full review

Directions

Road Directions

A3022 signposted Brixham. Turn right into Greenway road. Follow the road for 2 miles. If you are driving then you will need to pre-book your car parking space. Limited spaces available. To book a space, go online to www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway or contact 01803 842382.

Public Transport Directions

It is possible to travel to Greenway by ferry (Greenway Ferry) and by steam train (Dartmouth Steam Train to Greenway Halt (involves a 30 - 40 minute walk to the house)). Tickets for the steam train are available to purchase from the English Riviera Visitor Information Office in Torquay.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Vintage bus from Torquay, Paignton and Brixham Park and Ride
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups

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