Coleton Fishacre

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

Outdoor adventures await

Inside the house

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What's on 

Out in the fresh air

Upcoming events

Countryside walks at Coleton Fishacre

Fri 27 Sep 2019
Would you like to explore the rugged stretch of coastline in the company of a countryside ranger?

Leaf Patterns trail

Sat 19 Oct 2019
Is there a budding designer in the family? This October half term why not look for patterns in the leaves in the garden on our Leaf Patterns trail?

Wild Wednesday

Wed 23 Oct 2019
Wild Wednesday comes to Coleton Fishacre during the half term holiday. On these days, the ranger team lead 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities in the garden.

Coleton Fishacre evening torchlit walk

Fri 25 Oct 2019
This evening flaming torch lit walk takes in the coast path around Coleton Fishacre and Froward Point in the company of a member of our Ranger team.

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 27 Oct 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.
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Every day heroes

Everyday heroes 

These are the people behind the places, the everyday heroes. We couldn't do it without them.

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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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