Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

Get some fresh air

Coleton Fishacre

What's on 

Two cocktail glasses

Jazz party 

On Sunday 20 August you can step back in time to the roaring twenties, for an evening of cocktails, canapés and live jazz on the Bowling Green Lawn. Why not put on your best vintage outfit, pack a picnic and join the party?

Upcoming events

The Big Butterfly Count

Mon 24 Jul 2017
10:30-17:00
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

Garden walk

Mon 24 Jul 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?

Laundry Day

Tue 25 Jul 2017
11:00-15:00
Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid!

Wild Wednesdays

Wed 26 Jul 2017
14:00-16:00
Every Wednesday during the summer holidays is Wild Wednesday at Coleton Fishacre, where the team of rangers lead 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities in the garden.

Rock pool rambles

Tue 08 Aug 2017
12:30-14:00
Get rock pooling at Man Sands beach near Coleton Fishacre to tick off one of the 50 things to do before you're 11¾. There are some fantastic creatures hidden in the rock pools to discover with the help of our rangers.

Coleton Fishacre jazz party

Sun 20 Aug 2017
18:30-21:00
You can step back in time to the decadence of the jazz age with this celebration of the 1920s.
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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

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.