Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

Summer is here

Runners in the English Riviera countryside

Go for a run 

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.

Coleton Fishacre

What's on 

Upcoming events

History talk

Sun 24 Jul 2016
Volunteer Ken will be sharing the history of Coleton Fishacre in a talk in the archway next to the house.

Laundry Day

Tue 26 Jul 2016
Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid!

Wild Wednesdays

Wed 27 Jul 2016
Are you up to our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge?

The Great Big Rhino trail

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Follow The Great Big Rhino Project's trail of unique three-dimensional public art: life-sized model rhinos around the streets, parks and open spaces of the English Riviera and Exeter - and Coleton Fishacre garden.

Jazz Age lawn party

Sun 04 Sep 2016
Step back in time to the decadence of the jazz age with this celebration of the 1920s.

Coleton Fishacre evening torchlit walk

Fri 14 Oct 2016
Join this magical evening torchlit sponsored walk along the South West Coast Path around Coleton Fishacre and Froward Point as part of the South West Coast Path Challenge .
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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


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.