Things to see & do


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Don't miss

  • The hands-on room: model the hats and rifle through the wardrobe
  • The servant areas opened as part of the Opening Closed Doors (OCD) project
  • The breathtaking views from scout point
  • The cocktail cabinet in the sitting room
  • The bowling green lawn is the perfect place to enjoy some sunshine
  • Freshly baked cakes and home cooked food in the café
  • The gazebo, which is in need of a bit of TLC but still a great place to stop and admire the garden
  • Scone of the month in the café


Children taking part in activities © NTPL/Paul Harris

Children taking part in activities

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


Help to keep our beaches clean for all to enjoy © NTPL/National Trust

Help to keep our beaches clean for all to enjoy

Family volunteering: beach cleaning

Help the rangers to tidy up Man Sands beach after the summer season. As a reward enjoy free entry on the day to Coleton Fishacre plus a free hot drink and muffin.

See the collection

Want to find out more about all of the fantastic things in the house? The National Trust collections website has information on the amazing collection, such as the Marion Dorn carpet in the Saloon.

50 things to do

Are you up to our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge? Here you can...

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

Go foraging

Beautiful bowl of blackberries

A walk through the garden leads to the South West Coast Path, where you will find blackberries just waiting to be picked. Go and help yourself to a tasty treat.