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A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens and eclectic collections...
An exotic and fascinating hidden treasure perched high on the cliffs above Salcombe. Explore the banana garden, meander through the woodland, or relax beneath the palms. Walk along the coast path and soak up the spectacular panorama across miles of beautiful coastline and estuary.
Continue your journey of discovery into the Edwardian seaside home of eccentric scientist Otto Overbeck. See his amazing invention: the 'rejuvenator'; hear the polyphon, a giant Victorian music box; and be intrigued by the eclectic collections of natural and maritime history.
The perfect day out for families who enjoy exploring, or the keen gardener who wants to be inspired and excited.
Arriving by car?
A coastal drive
Overbeck's is situated along a beautiful road that winds up along this panoramic stretch of coast. Please note this is a country lane which is very narrow in places.
You can also visit Overbeck's via the ferry or walking along the coast path from East Soar car park (National Trust), which is approximately 20 minutes away.
A place to park
There are three parking places near the entrance for visitors with disabilities. There is a small car park at the top of the hill and limited parking along the road approaching Overbeck's. The nearest public car park is at the bottom of the hill and Park and Ride is also available on the outskirts of Salcombe into the town centre.