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A magnificent Georgian mansion and tranquil garden lie at the heart of this historic parkland.
Saltram overlooks the River Plym and is set in a rolling landscape park that provides precious green space on the outskirts of Plymouth. Strolling along the riverside or through the woodland, you can almost forget that the city lies so close.
Saltram was home to the Parker family from 1743, when an earlier mansion was remodelled to reflect the family’s increasingly prominent position. It's magnificently decorated, with original contents including Chinese wallpapers and an exceptional collection of paintings (several by Sir Joshua Reynolds). It also has a superb country house library and Robert Adam’s Neo-classical Saloon.
Learn about some of the fascinating characters and family stories, including the correspondence between Frances, the first Countess, and Jane Austen.
The garden is mostly 19th century, with a working 18th-century orangery and follies, beautiful shrubberies and imposing specimen trees providing year-round interest.
The countdown to Christmas has begun and Saltram is set for a truly wonderful festive season.
Your perfect gift is waiting to be found in Saltram's shop and Chapel Gallery.
A festive menu can be enjoyed in the Park Cafe and Chapel Tearoom.
Experience all the delights of Christmas at Saltram from shopping to singing.
Local craft and food stalls 29 & 30 November, 10-4pm
Festive lunches in the Park Cafe 1-22 December, 12-2pm
Home for Christmas
The house decorated for Christmas 6 & 7 and 13 & 14 December, 11-3.30pm
Choirs and sing-along 21 December, 2-4pm & 6pm