Coleton Fishacre

A 1920s country retreat complete with luxuriant garden by the sea

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

The Saloon with carpet designed by Marion Dorn at Coleton Fishacre, the house designed in 1925 for Rupert and Lady Dorothy D'Oyly Carte at Kingswear, Devon

A 1920s country house 

Inside Coleton Fishacre house the Jazz Age is still swinging and there is so much to see and do. You can soak up the Art Deco style, listen to music playing, try on clothes from the 1920s and 30s, and much more.

Out in the fresh air

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What's on 

A volunteer folding scarves in the shop at Coleton Fishacre

English Riviera volunteer recruitment drop-in sessions 

Are you looking for something new to do in 2017? There are two volunteer recruitment drop-in sessions coming up where you can find out all about volunteering at the four places in the National Trust English Riviera: Bradley, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Greenway.

Upcoming events

Artist in residence

Sun 12 Feb 2017
On selected dates in spring, artist in residence Jo Turner will be in the garden capturing the views of Coleton Fishacre.

Is your love for Rill?

Tue 14 Feb 2017
Float a love boat to your special someone down our romantic Rill garden stream.

Spring garden walk

Fri 17 Feb 2017
Would you like to find out more about the garden and see the best bits as it bursts into life this spring? Why not join a member of the garden team for a free walk and talk?

Trust10 run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 26 Feb 2017
A free monthly 10k trail run along the rugged South West Coast Path and through Coleton Fishacre garden. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Coleton Fishacre

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Can you follow the trail of bird eggs around the garden to lead you to your chocolate reward?

Laundry Day

Tue 30 May 2017
Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid!
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Volunteers share their stories

A coach party arriving at Coleton Fishacre

Bring a group 

Coleton Fishacre is the perfect place to bring a group; whether you're organising a coach party, school group, 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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Our work

The servants' dining room at Coleton Fishacre near Kingswear in Devon

Opening closed doors at Coleton Fishacre 

A two year project took place to restore the servants' areas of Coleton Fishacre. Find out all about the project which became known as Opening Closed Doors, and what was restored.

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Coleton Fishacre

Places to stay

Visitors eating outside at a National Trust holiday cottage

Places to stay at Coleton Fishacre 

Why not spend a bit more time at Coleton Fishacre by staying on one of the holiday cottages on the estate? From a flat that sleeps two people to a farmhouse that sleeps 12, there is sure to be a holiday cottage to suit you.