Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre

What's on 

Upcoming events

History talk

Sun 21 Oct 2018
13:00-13:30
Volunteer Ken will be sharing the history of Coleton Fishacre in a talk in the archway next to the house.

Pirate Day

Tue 23 Oct 2018
14:00-16:00
Avast me hearties, pirate day is here.

Pirate trail

Wed 24 Oct 2018
10:30-17:00
Avast me hearties, can you follow the pirate trail ? X marks the spot. Claim your small prize once the trail is complete.

Wild Wednesdays

Wed 24 Oct 2018
14:00-16:00
On select Wednesday during the school holidays is a Wild Wednesday at Coleton Fishacre, where the team of rangers lead 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities in the garden.

Gun batteries and gardens by flaming torchlight

Fri 26 Oct 2018
18:00-21:00
This evening flaming torch lit walk takes in the South West Coast Path around Coleton Fishacre and Froward Point as part of the South West Coast Path Challenge.

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 28 Oct 2018
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.
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Volunteer bus driver

Can you help? 

We have a new 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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History

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.

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. Three of the restored rooms, the laundry, lavatory and brush room, are closed at the moment while some more work is carried out: the flat roof above them needs repairing.

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Wildlife

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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