Coleton Fishacre

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

Coleton Fishacre

Things to see and do

Coleton Fishacre

What's on 

Two cocktail glasses

Jazz party 

On Sunday 25 June 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

Garden walk

Fri 26 May 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?

Trust10 run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 28 May 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.

History talk

Sun 28 May 2017
13:00-13:30
Volunteer Ken will be sharing the history of Coleton Fishacre in a talk in the archway next to the house.

Laundry Day

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-15:00
Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid!

Wild Wednesday: make a home for a wild animal

Wed 31 May 2017
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?

Volunteer recruitment drop-in day

Sat 03 Jun 2017
11:00-15:00
Meet Laura, volunteer officer for the English Riviera portfolio, and talk about opportunities to get involved at Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Bradley Manor; from butterfly counting, garden blitzing, buggy driving to Christmas...
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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.