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 from Dartmouth or Dittisham (Greenway Ferry). 

Parking MUST be pre-booked, but this can be done easily by visiting:, 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

2021 Openings (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* .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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    Recent Reviews:

    • MargaretPonthir
      Torfaen, United Kingdom
      Wonderful NT volunteers - particularly Roy from B’ham !
      5 of 5 stars
      11th Oct 2021
      We made a decision somewhat on the hoof to visit and therefore were unable to book the car parking ahead - you cannot book on the day . However, lovely gentleman on the gate checked us in and then we... Read full review
    • bristolbelle06
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      A lovely home and grounds
      4 of 5 stars
      15th Oct 2021
      A lovely visit today (13th Oct) and met by great staff/volunteers who all said "hello". I was already aware that the house was being re-painted outside as I always check the NT site of the place I'm... Read full review
    • JWEM1000
      Stafford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Worth av visit - bring welding boots
      4 of 5 stars
      19th Oct 2021
      The house and ground were interesting.There were too many people in the house for covid securitŷ . The collections assembled by various members of the family were interesting but not outstanding It... Read full review


    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 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.



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    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop


    • 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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    Company number 10237792.
    Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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