Coleton Fishacre

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

May your Christmas be merry and bright

Inside the house

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What's on 

Out in the fresh air

Upcoming events

Self-led Tree Trail

Sun 17 Nov 2019
Would you like to find out more about trees in Coleton Fishacre garden?

Mini talk on interior design features of Coleton Fishacre

Sun 17 Nov 2019
Would you like to learn more about key features in the interior design of Coleton Fishacre when it was created in the 1920s?

Christmas volunteering at Coleton Fishacre

Tue 19 Nov 2019
We are looking for volunteers to help bring Coleton Fishacre's magical Christmas event to life. Whether you want to put years of skills and experience to good use or just want to try something brand new, there's a role at Coleton Aglow to suit you.

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 24 Nov 2019
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.

Coleton Aglow

Fri 29 Nov 2019
Wrap up warm and explore Coleton Fishacre this Christmas. The garden is merry and bright with illuminations and a festive glow. Inside, the house beckons to Christmases past, with a 1920’s festive party in full swing.

SOLD OUT: Christmas carols, cocktails and canapés

Thu 12 Dec 2019
You're invited to step back in time to enjoy the decadence of a 1920s Christmas.
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Fancy lending a hand?

Can you help? 

We have a visitor shuttle service and need volunteers to drive the vehicle between the overflow car park and visitor reception. As a Transportation Volunteer, you'd be the first friendly face visitors would see when they arrive, and would be providing an invaluable service.

Volunteers share their stories

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The D'Oyly Carte family at their tidal pool at Pudcombe Cove

The people of Coleton Fishacre 

Rupert D'Oyly Carte and Lady Dorothy chose the location for their country home while they were sailing. Find out about the the people who built and shaped Coleton Fishacre house and garden.

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Painted Lady butterfly (Cynthia-Vanessa cardui) butterfly feeding on a dahlia flower, a nectar-rich plant in the garden at Coleton Fishacre, South Devon, UK

A wildlife haven in Coleton Fishacre garden 

Find out about the different areas in the garden where you can get closer to nature. Wildlife thrives in this garden with its variety of habitats, from woodland to ponds and streams.

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Places to stay

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Coleton Fishacre on the National Trust Collections website