Coleton Fishacre

A 1920s country retreat complete with luxuriant garden by the sea

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

A child crossing the stream over a bridge made from a tree trunk

Fun for families at Coleton Fishacre 

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained this summer, from playing in the wild play area to finding the rhino and completing the spotter trail in the house.

Runners in the English Riviera countryside

Running at Coleton Fishacre 

Find out about running at Coleton Fishacre, which is surrounded by rugged coast land perfect for a challenging run. In early June the first ever Coleton Footacher race took place, beginning and ending at Coleton Fishacre and taking in six miles of rugged South West Coast Path - an ideal route to follow.

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What's on 

Visitors enjoying an outdoor theatre performance

What's on 

There are always exciting events at Coleton Fishacre. Coming up soon are two outdoor theatre performances: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Ruddigore.' Find out about them and all of the other events taking place.

Coleton Fishacre is taking part in The Great Big Rhino Project

The Great Big Rhino Project comes to Coleton Fishacre 

From 30 July to 9 October a rhino will be residing in the garden at Coleton Fishare. Rupert the rhino - a life-sized model rhino - is one of 42 model rhinos that will be around Exeter and the English Riviera as part of The Great Big Rhinos Project, helping to raise money for rhino conservation.

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Eating and shopping

Visitors seated outside of Coleton Fishacre cafe

Eating at Coleton Fishacre 

Tuck into tasty food in the café at Coleton Fishacre. With freshly prepared food delivered to your table, and delicious cakes to tempt you, it's clear to see why Café Coleton is award winning.

Items for sale in Coleton Fishacre shop

Shopping at Coleton Fishacre 

The goodies for sale in the shop are inspired by the Art Deco style of the house, and the glorious gardens. The perfect place to pick up a gift (or a little something for yourself).

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Get involved

A Volunteer room guide at Coleton Fishacre

A day in the life of Judith 

Are you looking for a new challenge? Volunteering as a room guide at Coleton Fishacre is a great way to learn new things and meet new people in a beautiful setting. Don't just take our word for it though: volunteer Judith Mills tells us all about her experiences as a room guide.

A coach party arriving at Coleton Fishacre

Bring a group 

Coleton Fishacre is the perfect place to bring a group; whether you're organising a coach party, school group, or are just looking for somewhere to go with a large group of friends. Our group bookings coordinator will be happy to help arrange your visit.

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Our work

The servants' dining room at Coleton Fishacre near Kingswear in Devon

Opening closed doors at Coleton Fishacre 

A two year project took place to restore the servants' areas of Coleton Fishacre. Find out all about the project which became known as Opening Closed Doors, and what was restored.

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Places to stay

Visitors eating outside at a National Trust holiday cottage

Places to stay at Coleton Fishacre 

Why not spend a bit more time at Coleton Fishacre by staying on one of the holiday cottages on the estate? From a flat that sleeps two people to a farmhouse that sleeps 12, there is sure to be a holiday cottage to suit you.