Coleton Fishacre

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

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Visitors walking through illuminated Coleton Fishacre garden at night

Coleton aglow 

The garden at Coleton Fishacre is aglow this Christmas. On Fridays – Sundays from 1 to 17 December and Wednesdays - Sundays from 20 to 31 December, you can see the exotic and dramatic garden filled with festive light, and explore the house decorated for a 1920s Christmas party at Coleton Aglow.

Out in the fresh air

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What's on 

Feeling festive?

Upcoming events

Coleton Aglow

Sun 17 Dec 2017
17:00-18:30
Discover Coleton Fishacre in a new light; the house and garden are lit for an opulent 1920s Christmas party. The illuminated route leads you around the garden and inside to see the festivities.

Christmas at Coleton Fishacre

Sat 23 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
The Christmas decorations this year have been inspired by a Christmas party which took place at Coleton Fishacre in 1929.

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 24 Dec 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.

Volunteer recruitment drop-in day

Sun 21 Jan 2018
11:00-15:00
Looking for an exciting challenge for the New Year? Do you want to give something back to our special places, meet new friends, or help make someone's day?

Is your love for Rill?

Wed 14 Feb 2018
11:00-13:00
This Valentine's Day, why not float a love boat to your special someone down Coleton Fishacre's romantic Rill Garden stream?

Wild Wednesday: making homes for wild animals

Wed 14 Feb 2018
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

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.

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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