Coleton Fishacre

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

The house surrounded by spring flowers

Year of decadent design 

Throughout the year we'll be exploring the design of Coleton Fishacre, from architectural details in the house to unique landscaping in the garden.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Trust10 trail run at Coleton Fishacre

Sun 24 Feb 2019
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.

Nature Designs trail

Sun 24 Feb 2019
10:30-16:00
Is there a budding designer in the family? This February half term why not look for buds and designs in the garden as you search for signs of Spring on the Nature Designs trail.

Mini talk on interior design features of Coleton Fishacre

Tue 26 Feb 2019
15:00-15:15
Would you like to learn more about key features in the interior design of Coleton Fishacre when it was created in the 1920s?

Mini walk and talk on the design of Coleton Fishacre Garden

Wed 27 Feb 2019
14:00-14:15
Would you like to find out more about the original design of the garden? Why not join a member of the garden team for a 15 minute walk and talk?

Countryside walks at Coleton Fishacre

Fri 29 Mar 2019
11:30-14:00
Would you like to explore the rugged stretch of coastline in the company of a countryside ranger?

Man Sands beach clean

Sat 30 Mar 2019
10:00-12:00
The English Riviera countryside rangers will be leading beach clean at Man Sands Beach, getting things tidy before the Easter holidays.
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Get involved

Every day heroes

Everyday heroes 

Meet the people behind our special places, as we introduce the every day heroes. Each month we'll feature a supporter - visitors and volunteers, staff members and fundraisers. We couldn't do it without you.

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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History

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.

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. Some of the service rooms are closed at the moment while some more work is carried out: the flat roof above them needs repairing.

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Wildlife

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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