How to get here

By train

Paignton 4 ½ miles, Churston 2 miles. From Paignton or Kingswear you can travel by steam train to Greenway Halt. From there a 30 minute woodland walk brings you to Greenway; the walk is steep and in places muddy, so please wear walking shoes (Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company 01803 555872).

By road

From Torbay follow signs to Brixham, until you reach the village of Churston. Follow brown tourist signs right (directing you to Greenway), through the village of Galmpton. Follow Manor Vale Road and continue on to Greenway Road. Follow Greenway Road past the school and out of the village; continue on for approximately two miles until you reach Greenway.

Parking: Parking spaces must be booked in advance of visit. Book by visiting: or calling 01803 842382. Same day booking is possible by telephone depending on capacity (phones are open 10am-4pm weekdays, 10am-1pm weekends). Early sell-outs often occur on Wednesdays and during school holidays. When you arrive you'll be greeted by a car park attendant; if you require a lift from car park to visitor reception please ask car park attendant for the buggy.

Sat-Nav: Postcode TQ5 0ES will direct you through Galmpton village and along Greenway road; continue to follow Greenway road until you reach Greenway. Unbooked cars will be turned away, no parking on road.

By foot

Dart Valley Trail, Kingswear 3 miles, Dartmouth 6 miles. Greenway walk from Broadsands or Churston station 3½ miles

By ferry

From Dartmouth (use park and ride), Totnes (tidal, Steamer Quay), Brixham or Torquay (details from Greenway Ferry Service, 01803 882811). Dartmouth ticket office opposite Trust shop. Ferry tickets also available from Dartmouth Trust shop. Six hours minimum parking required in Dartmouth park and ride. Quay car shuttle service available from Greenway quay to visitor reception; if you require a lift and the quay car isn't waiting please ask at the kiosk on the quay. From Dittisham, regular ferry service available every day; ring the bell for service. Dittisham pay and display parking available in The Ham car park (spaces very limited in July and August). Visitors are requested not to park on the roads in the village.

By bus

vintage bus daily from Torquay, Paignton and Brixham (01803 882811). Full sized coached cannot access Greenway; to bring a group by midi-coach, places must be pre-booked by calling 01803 842382.

By cycle

By Your own boat

The Greenway Quay is available if you would like to bring your own boat or canoe. For information about availability, advice and pricing contact Greenway Ferries on 01803 882811. Canoes can also be landed at Greenway Boathouse; call 01803 842382 for availability and details.

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    The parking isn't normally in front of the house © Christopher Woodman

    The parking isn't normally in front of the house

    We operate a traffic management system to reduce the traffic through our local village. If you would like to come by car, just pre-book your space - but be aware our car park is small and fills up quickly on busy days (such as Wednesdays).

    To book a space on the day give the team a call on 01803 842382 and they will squeeze you in if they can.


    Enjoy a ferry ride to Greenway on the River Dart © Helen Meacock

    Enjoy a ferry ride to Greenway on the River Dart

    • Ferry services from Dartmouth, Torquay, Brixham, Totnes and Dittisham
    • Ferry tickets available from Dartmouth National Trust Shop
    • Dartmouth ticket booth opposite National Trust shop
    • Torquay ticket booth at Princess Pier
    • Brixham ticket booth on Brixham Quay 

    Vintage bus

    Jiggle jerk your way to Greenway on the vintage bus © National Trust

    Jiggle jerk your way to Greenway on the vintage bus

    The beautiful vintage bus Barnaby makes daily trips to and from Greenway:

    • Torquay: Belgrave Road and Cary Parade
    • Paignton seafront
    • Brixham: town centre opposite the Brixham Museum
    • Churtston Farm Shop

    Steam train

    Visitors to Greenway can arrive by steam train © James Dobson

    Visitors to Greenway can arrive by steam train

    The Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company provide daily services to Greenway Halt from Paignton, Churston and Kingswear. This is a lovely way to travel to Greenway, but please be aware that Greenway Halt is a 30 minute walk from Greenway through woodland, which is steep in places - don't forget your walking boots.


    Our friendly team are here to help 

    When you arrive by car (after pre-booking your space) our car park attendant will direct you to the car park - let him know if you would like a lift to reception on the free buggy.

    Quay car

    One of the Greenway volunteers driving the complimentary car to and from Gr © National Trust

    The quay car meets ferries arriving at Greenway quay to give lifts up to reception. If you need it and it's not there when you arrive, just ask at the kiosk and they'll radio the driver.

    In your own boat?

    Messing about on the river

    The Greenway Quay is available if you would like to bring your own boat or canoe.

    If you would like more information about availability, advice and pricing please contact Greenway Ferries on 01803 882811

    Fancy a stroll?

    A walker enjoying the outdoors

    Thinking about walking to Greenway? We have a range of walks which provide a breathtaking way to visit. Try one of these: 


    Bringing a group?

    If you are bringing a group to Greenway (10+ people) then we're here to help, please get in touch with our group booking administrator on 01803 842382.