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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Recent Reviews:

  • Jiving_John
    Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
    Rather old-school NT
    3 of 5 stars
    16th Sept 2020
    The gardens are really nice but the National Trust really need to sort out house access. We queued for over 30mins for a 15min tour. Several people gave up - it was a very hot day and many elderly... Read full review
  • mountainjam
    Seaton, United Kingdom
    excellent visit Beautiful views of the Dart estuary
    5 of 5 stars
    17th Sept 2020
    Excellent afternoon at Greenway, Narrow access road, there are passing places but drive carefully. We arrived just in time for the house opening at 13.30, we had a 20 minute wait in the queue to go... Read full review
  • Nomad637492
    Greenway house booking system
    3 of 5 stars
    18th Sept 2020
    We booked an early 10.30 'timed' slot to see Greenway house and garden and travelled from Dartmouth on the first ferry at 10am only to find that the timed slot was apparently something to do with... 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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