Things to see & do


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Spring has sprung

Spring has certainly sprung - look out for these plants in the gardens

  • Daffodils
  • Tulips
  • Camellias
  • Daphne (which smells wonderful)
  • Rhododendron

What's on?

On doggy day four-legged friends are welcome all over the gardens

On doggy day four-legged friends are welcome all over the gardens

We have some amazing events up our sleeves at Coleton Fishacre for 2014, from the ever-popular jazz club to Easter fun and a day devoted to dogs, complete with doggy competitions.

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

18-21 April, 10.30am-4pm.

Follow the clues around the garden in our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to find your very own Cadbury chocolate Egghead.

  • £2 child (normal admissions apply)
  • Start at visitor reception

Don't miss

  • The servant areas opened as part of the Opening Closed Doors (OCD) project
  • The hands-on room: model the hats and rifle through the wardrobe
  • The cocktail cabinet in the sitting room
  • The breathtaking views from scout point
  • The bowling green lawn is the perfect place to enjoy some sunshine
  • Freshly baked cakes and home cooked food in the café


There's family fun to be had in the house and gardens - why not pick up an Easter themed spotter trail in the house, or hunt for treasure with a pirate trail? Just ask for the trails when you arrive.

Opening closed doors

We've been very busy over the past couple of years, throwing open doors to the kitchen, laundry, guest bedroom, a maid’s bedroom and toilet, the drying room, the larder and more.

Explore the collection

Want to find out more about all of the fantastic things in the house? The National Trust collections website has information and pictures of lots of our beautiful collection.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Are you up to our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge? Start ticking off your list here - you can...

  • discover what's in a pond
  • hunt for bugs
  • fly a kite
  • track wild animals