Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

Out in the fresh air

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What's on 

The quarry at Coleton Fishacre lit for Christmas

Christmas is coming 

This December a visit to Coleton Fishacre is sure to get you into the festive spirit. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings the house and garden will be lit for Christmas in spectacular fashion, and on Sundays Father Christmas himself will be dropping by.

Upcoming events

Coleton aglow

Sat 03 Dec 2016
This Christmas Coleton Fishacre's garden is once again aglow with festive and dramatic lighting - bigger and better than ever before.

Father Christmas visits Coleton Fishacre

Sun 04 Dec 2016
Meet Father Christmas as he takes a rest from his festive duties.

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?

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?
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Two volunteers with hot drinks in the gazebo in Coleton Fishacre garden at night

Can you help to make Christmas at Coleton special?  

Life is one long adventure and we'd love to join in with your next one. We are looking for volunteers to help with Coleton Aglow, the festive festival of lights in the garden and celebration of a 1930s Christmas inspired by 'The Mikado' in the house this December.

Volunteers share their stories

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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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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.