Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

Runners in the English Riviera countryside

Trust10 run at Coleton Fishacre 

The Trust10 trail run takes place at Coleton Fishacre on the fourth Sunday of every month. This free, monthly trail run takes in the garden at Coleton Fishacre and the surrounding coast line in two 5km loops.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Artist in residence

Sun 30 Apr 2017
11:00-14:00
On selected dates in spring, artist in residence Jo Turner will be in the garden capturing the views of Coleton Fishacre.

Garden walk

Sun 30 Apr 2017
14:00-15:00
Would you like to find out more about the garden and see the best plants in flower? Why not join a member of the garden team for a free walk and talk?

History talk

Sun 07 May 2017
11:00-11:30
Volunteer Ken will be sharing the history of Coleton Fishacre in a talk in the archway next to the house.

Trust10 run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 28 May 2017
09:00-10:30
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.

Laundry Day

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-15:00
Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid!

Wild Wednesday: make a home for a wild animal

Wed 31 May 2017
14:00-16:00
Why not join the ranger team to tick off number 36 of your 50 things to do before you're 11¾?
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

A gardener working amongst the exotic plants at Coleton Fishacre

Thinking about volunteering?

During Volunteers' Week Coleton Fishacre are hosting a volunteering recruitment drop-in session on the Loggia, on Saturday 3 June, 11am-3pm. Volunteer Officer Laura will be there to chat about ways you could get involved at Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Bradley Manor; from butterfly counting, garden blitzing, buggy driving to Christmas.

Volunteers share their stories

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Our work

Building work in progress at Kent's Border in Coleton Fishacre garden

A new look for Kent's Border 

The garden team are busy rejuvenating the border at the top of the garden near the house, known as Kent's Border. In time it will have an Arts and Crafts feel created by the use of topiary and plenty of colour.

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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Wildlife

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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.