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

Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the country home of the D'Oyly Carte family.

You can lose yourself in the RHS accredited garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds, and tender plants from the Mediterranean, South Africa and New Zealand thrive in the moist and sheltered valley.

This most evocative of country homes, built in the Arts & Crafts style, is imbued with 1920s' elegance. A light, joyful atmosphere fills the rooms and music plays, echoing the family's Gilbert and Sullivan connections.

Glimpse life 'upstairs and downstairs' from the glamorous Saloon to the light and airy recently opened servants' rooms.

We are delighted to have been awarded bronze © Visit Devon

We are delighted to have been awarded bronze

Award winning Coleton Fishacre

South Devon Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2014

We are delighted to announce that Coleton Fishacre has received the bronze award at the 2014 Visit Devon Awards in the large visitor attraction of the year category. Coleton Fishacre has also recently won two silvers at the English Riviera and South Devon Tourism and Hospitality Awards, for best visitor attraction and best tea room. 

What's on?

  • Finishing touches are added to the Christmas tree in the Saloon © Christopher Woodman


    The house will be decorated for Christmas in true 1920s style from 15 November.

  • Join us for Christmas carols at Sheffield Park © NT_NEN_Sheffield Park

    Cocktails and carols

    Put 6 December in your diary as the day you get into the festive spirit with cocktails and carols...

Winter weekends

What better way is there to spend your Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays in the run-up to Christmas than exploring Coleton Fishacre?

Stay a bit longer

Did you know that there are elegant holiday cottages at Coleton Fishacre? Where better to spend some quality time than this unique location, with exclusive access to the gardens after hours?