Greenway

Important notice -

The gardens, shop and cafe (takeaway) at Greenway are open. You will need to book your visit in advance. You may be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

Greenway house and garden: 'the loveliest place in the world'

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Please book ahead before visiting 

Greenway garden, cafe and shop are now open, and the house will reopen on Monday 17 May. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance. You may need to queue outside, so please come prepared for all weathers. We look forward to seeing you.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Greenway (17 May - 23 May)

Mon 17 May 2021
10:30-16:00
Book your timed entry to visit Greenway.
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Things to see and do

Out in the fresh air

Walker on track through hedges of white hawthorn blossom

Follow the Countryside Code 

With more people than ever enjoying our coast and countryside places, we’re asking for your help in looking after them during your visit. Please help us protect wildlife and landscapes by following the Countryside Code, which includes taking any litter home with you and not lighting a barbecue or campfire.

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Eating and shopping

The cafe at Greenway does a variety of hot drinks to take away.

Feeling peckish? 

The café is open and serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. In line with government guidelines you're required to wear a face covering, unless exempt: please bring one with you.

Retail therapy

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History

Agatha Christie's Greenway

The library at Greenway in South Devon

Greenway Library frieze 

In the Library is Greenway’s unexpected treasure; a frieze painted during World War Two by Lt Marshall Lee, a member of the US. Coast Guard stationed at the house in the run up to the D Day landings. Find out about the history of this.

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Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Greenway, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

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Places to stay

A holiday cottage caretaker making the bed in Greenway Apartment

The Apartment 

There are four holiday cottages at Greenway, ideal if you're an Agatha Christie fan, or are just looking for a great place to stay in the English Riviera. The perfect place to escape to with friends and family, The Apartment sleeps eight people within Greenway house itself, over the first and second floor.

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Join or give

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Art and collections

Stack of books with 125 Treasures

Treasures in the South West 

A new book – 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust – shares the stories behind some remarkable objects and takes readers on a journey through time, starting with Roman sculpture and ending with 20th-century design. The South West is home to a number of these treasures, find out all about them here.

China collection at Greenway, Devon

Family of collectors  

Alison Cooper, Curator for the National Trust, gives an insight into the beauty of Greenway's collections and their collectors.

Other family collectibles

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Greenway on the National Trust Collections website