Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches

Places to visit

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Green Father Christmas at Buckland Abbey

Christmas in Devon 

Christmas is here and we've got lots fun things to get you in the festive mood near you including craft and gift fairs, Father Christmas, festive illuminations and winter walks.

Christmas in Devon

A Christmas tree and roaring fire at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Christmas in the South West 

Magnificent houses with Father Christmas, warm mince pies at the tea-room, frosty walks waiting to be discovered.

Festive interior design trends seen through the collection

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Upcoming events


Enchanted Christmas

Wed 22 Nov 2017
Brighten up dark winter nights with a stroll around the enchanted illuminated gardens and see the house magically decorated throughout with inspiration taken from some well-known fairy tales.

The Christmas flower garland at Cotehele

Wed 22 Nov 2017
When the residents of Cotehele first hung a modest Christmas display in the hall in the 1950s, little did they know how their simple decoration would turn into the magnificent tradition it is today. BOOKING ESSENTIAL between 25 Nov - 24 Dec.

All That Glitters in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 22 Nov 2017
The winter exhibition is a coming together of regular and new artists to celebrate the festive period with shine and sparkle to illuminate the imagination.
Buckland Abbey

The Art of Reflection

Wed 22 Nov 2017
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.
Buckland Abbey

November House Tours

Wed 22 Nov 2017
Access to the house by guided tour only during November weekdays

Novel writing course

Thu 23 Nov 2017
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Do you have an unfinished manuscript under the bed? Here's your opportunity; a three-part novel-writing workshop, Roselle Angwin, Greenway's writer-in-residence.

Public notices in Devon 

Following The Charity Commission’s Direction the National Trust (in common with all charities) must give public notice of disposals of leases and easements of inalienable land held for charitable purposes for a term of more than 35 years



Home to remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.


There are country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover near Exeter


Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.