Coleton Fishacre

Important notice -

Monday 16 October: due to the high winds today, the lower half of the garden is closed, and there will be no access to or from the South West Coast Path. Sorry for any inconvenience: if you would like to know more, please call 01803 842382.

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

More about this place

Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre

What's on 

Runners in the English Riviera countryside

Trust10 run at Coleton Fishacre 

The Trust10 trail run takes place at Coleton Fishacre on the fourth Sunday of every month. This free, monthly trail run takes in the garden at Coleton Fishacre and the surrounding coast line in two 5km loops.

The quarry at Coleton Fishacre lit for Christmas

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.

Upcoming events

Hunting for gold trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:30-17:00
Avast me hearties, there's a hunt for gold around the garden at Coleton Fishacre. Can you search for the golden symbols hidden in the garden and claim a small prize as your reward?

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 22 Oct 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.

Conservation in action in Coleton Fishacre house: silver cleaning

Mon 23 Oct 2017
10:30-12:00
You will be able to see how the conservation team take care of Coleton Fishacre house and collections. On this day they will be cleaning silver from the Butler's Pantry.

Pirate Day

Tue 24 Oct 2017
14:00-16:00
Avast me hearties, pirate day is here.

Countryside walks at Coleton Fishacre

Thu 26 Oct 2017
11:00-13:00
Would you like to explore the rugged stretch of coastline in the company of a countryside ranger?

Gun batteries and gardens by flaming torchlight

Fri 27 Oct 2017
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.
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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