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


Things to see and do

Spring is here

A prize winning dog wearing rosettes

Doggy day at Greenway 

Why not bring along your dogs for a day of fun for all the family - including those with waggy tails? Monday 1 May is the first ever doggy day at Greenway: there will be fun competitions and demonstrations taking place in the Walled Garden from 11am-3pm.

Upcoming events

Spring flower walks

Tue 25 Apr 2017
Join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland gardens filled with spring flowers.

Greenway ranger walks

Thu 27 Apr 2017
Why not join the countryside rangers for a walk through the garden to see one of the largest heronries on the River Dart, nestled on the edge of the garden?

Doggy day

Mon 01 May 2017
Why not bring along your dogs for a day of fun for all the family - including those with waggy tails.

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 03 May 2017
On the first Wednesday of each month the garden team blitz an overgrown or neglected area of garden - can you help? The work involves cutting down or digging out weeds, brambles, overgrown shrubs and moving debris to the shredder or bonfire.

Greenway history talk

Wed 03 May 2017
Would you like to know more about the history of Greenway pre-Agatha Christie? Volunteer Ken will be giving a history talk in the courtyard.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 07 May 2017
Would you like to join the ranger team for an opportunity to listen to and identify early morning bird song, whilst taking a walk on the beautiful Greenway estate?
A close up of a wedding couple holding hands

Wedding open evening 

Why not come along the wedding open evening at Greenway on Sunday 23 April to see if it's the perfect place for your big day?


Eating and shopping


Our work

The Greenway garden team at the RHS Rosemoor Garden Show

Greenway garden team going for gold 

On Saturday 22 April the Greenway garden team entered the RHS Flower Show with a selection of floral displays and camellias from the garden. Find out how the team got on (spoiler alert: they did really, really well), and what the judges look for in prize-winning blooms.



Agatha Christie's books in the library at Greenway, her holiday home

Agatha's Greenway 

Agatha Christie was known locally by her married name, Mrs Mallowan, and her time spent at her holiday home, Greenway, was all about quality time with the family, away from the public eye.

The library at Greenway in South Devon

Greenway Library frieze 

In the Library you can’t miss Greenway’s unexpected treasure; a frieze painted during World War Two by Lt Marshall Lee, a member of the US Coastguard stationed at the house in the run up to the D Day landings.


Get involved


For book lovers

A group of people walking through the garden of Greenway

Bring a group 

Greenway is the perfect place to bring a group; whether you're planning a special interest tour, school trip, 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.


Places to stay



A couple kissing after marrying at Greenway

Intimate weddings at Greenway 

Celebrate your special day in style: Greenway is the perfect venue for small weddings. We offer exclusive ceremonies for up to 30 guests in the beautiful Dining Room, followed by drinks and canapés.