Greenway Literary Festival - Greenway House

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Greenway House, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0ES
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Greenway House, Nr Brixham, Devon

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Greenway 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

Keep an eye on here for further details. The full programme will be available in January 2020.

Why not stay over for this event?  Click here to search for accommodation availability.

The basics

Booking details

Call 01803 842382

Individual events will require booking, these will be available to book shortly.

Suitability

Children are welcome at most activities, please check individual events

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Meeting point

The main talks will take place in the festival marquee, situated in the tennis court. Please ask at Reception on arrival for individual event details.

Accessibility

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 three of her novels here, all of which feature on the Agatha Christie Literary Trail: Five Little Pigs, Dead Man’s Folly and Ordeal by Innocence. In Dead Man's Folly it appears as Nasse House, and the boat house was the scene of a murder. In Ordeal By Innocence, the house appears as Sunny Point House, and the Greenway Quay bell is used to summon the ferry to Drymouth (Dartmouth). Even the Baghdad Chest in the hallway of the house makes an appearance in The Body in the Library.

 

 

Opening Times

Greenway Literary Festival (4 May 2020 - 10 May 2020)

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