Greenway

Greenway house and garden: 'the loveliest place in the world'

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Things to see and do

The Magnolia campbellii flowering at Greenway

Spring arrives early at Greenway 

Greenway garden is at its best in spring, which has arrived earlier than ever this year. A magnolia planted by Agatha Chirstie's husband Max Mallowan has been in flower since early January, which is the earliest it is ever known to have bloomed.

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What's on 

A group of people walking through the garden of Greenway

What's on  

There are exciting events coming up this spring at Greenway; The garden team are leading spring flower walks; the perfect way to discover Greenway’s spring garden at its best. There’s also the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt throughout the Easter holidays to look forward to, and a 50 things to do before you’re 11¾ event coming up in April.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

A tree surgeon removing a tree growing dangerously close to Greenway Boathouse

Conservation in action at Greenway Boathouse  

The Boathouse and nearby paths are closed at the moment while conservation work is carried out, to keep this iconic building which was the scene of the crime in 'Dead Man's Folly' at it's best.

A pupil pulling up a carrot from the allotment at Greenway in Devon

Greenway's school allotment 

Pupils from Galmpton carry on a traditional link between Greenway and their school by tending to an allotment in the Walled Garden. Once the vegetables have been harvested, the kids come for a celebration with their parents and enjoy the fruits of their labours with a delicious dinner.

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History

Agatha Christie and her family sat outside of their holiday home Greenway

Agatha's Greenway 

Agatha Christie was known locally by her married name, Mrs Mallowan, and her time spent at her holiday home, Greenway, was all about quality time with the family, away from the public eye.

The library at Greenway in South Devon

Greenway Library frieze 

In the Library you can’t miss Greenway’s unexpected treasure; a frieze painted during World War Two by Lt Marshall Lee, a member of the US Coastguard stationed at the house in the run up to the D Day landings.

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Groups

A group of people walking through the garden of Greenway

Bring a group 

Greenway is the perfect place to bring a group; whether you're planning a special interest tour, school trip, 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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Places to stay

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Weddings

Newlyweds in the garden at Greenway

Intimate weddings at Greenway 

Celebrate your special day in style: Greenway is the perfect venue for small weddings. We offer exclusive ceremonies for up to 30 guests in the beautiful Dining Room, followed by drinks and canapés.