English Riviera

Lush gardens and intriguing historic houses close by South Devon’s classic holiday coast

Places to visit

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Christmas on the English Riviera

A wreath hanging on a door at Trelissick, Cornwall

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Out and about on the English Riviera

Father Christmas, dressed in green, giving a gift to a child with Christmas tree in the background

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to Father Christmas and festive markets.

Upcoming events


The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

Sat 10 Dec 2016
At Greenway we are once again celebrating the tradition of 'A Christie for Christmas,' when Agatha Christie's latest novel would hit the shelves just in time to make its way into your stocking.

Crafty Christmas puddings

Sat 10 Dec 2016
As part of Greenway's Christmas celebrations based around 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding' why not bring your family along to decorate felt Christmas puddings inspired by the hundreds of puddings you'll see decorating Greenway?

'The Adventures of the Christmas Pudding' ten minute talks

Sun 11 Dec 2016
Volunteer Nick will be giving ten minute talks in the stables about Greenway's Christmas theme 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding.'
Coleton Fishacre

Father Christmas visits Coleton Fishacre

Sun 11 Dec 2016
Meet Father Christmas as he takes a rest from his festive duties.

Carols in the courtyard

Sun 11 Dec 2016
What better way is there to get into the festive spirit than a good sing-along?

Greenway garden winter walk

Tue 27 Dec 2016
A winter walk with a Greenway gardener is a great way to find out all about the history of the garden and see the seasonal highlights of this woodland garden.


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