Greenway

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

A young woman and child on the Mother and Child statue in Greenway garden

Fun for families at Greenway 

Find out about all of the fun things for families to do at Greenway this spring. From trails to tennis, there's plenty to do every day, and over the holidays the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt takes place every day.

Visitors using a typewriter

Literary riches at Greenway 

At Agatha Christie’s holiday home, we love to celebrate Greenway's literary connections. There's the cabinet of curiosities to discover in the Winter Dining Room, complete with writing prompts, an exhibition of Christie's 'secret' letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins coming soon to the Walled Garden, a second-hand book shop to visit, a book club to join, and even a literary podcast to listen to.

Upcoming events

'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition

Fri 20 Apr 2018
10:30-16:30
An exhibition of Christie's 'secret' letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins is on display in the Walled Garden, created to celebrate HarperCollins' 200th anniversary.

Spring walk with a ranger

Fri 20 Apr 2018
11:30-12:15
Why not join one of the countryside rangers for a walk through Greenway garden out to part of the estate? On the walk you will find out about the work that the National Trust rangers do to care for this special place.

Spring flower walks

Fri 20 Apr 2018
14:00-14:45
Why not join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland garden filled with spring flowers.

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 02 May 2018
09:30-16:00
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.

Dawn chorus walk

Sun 13 May 2018
05:00-08:00
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?

Book club

Fri 18 May 2018
17:00-18:30
Why not bring a picnic to enjoy while you relax and informally discuss a good book at Agatha Christie's holiday home?
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Eating and shopping

Volunteer David sorting the books in Greenway's second-hand book shop

Give an old book a new home 

A second-hand book shop is now open on the ground floor of the café, with all of the money raised through second-hand book sales going to the conservation of Greenway. Can you help to look after Greenway for ever by donating a book or two?

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Our work

The International Camellia Society logo

Greenway is a ‘Garden of Excellence’ 

Greenway has been accredited the International Camellia Society’s ‘Garden of Excellence.’ This honour reflects the extent and quality of the camellia collection in Greenway garden. It is the first time a National Trust garden has been given this accreditation.

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History

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.. Coast Guard stationed at the house in the run up to the D Day landings.

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Get involved

Volunteer

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.

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Places to stay

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Weddings

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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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