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


Things to see and do

Spring is here

Visitors walking through the garden at Greenway in spring

Where to walk? 

If you're struggling to know where to go in the garden to see the best spring flowers, then you could follow this circular route. It takes in the Camellia Garden, the riverside and the Top Garden and shares some of the highlights en route.

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?

Upcoming events

Spring flower walks

Thu 23 Mar 2017
Join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland gardens filled with spring flowers.

Greenway ranger walks

Fri 24 Mar 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?

Cadbury Egg Hunt at Greenway

Sat 01 Apr 2017
All of the Cadbury's choccies have gone missing from Greenway. The possible culprits have left some clues behind - we have a strong suspicion the woodland animals may be behind the theft. Can you follow the clues and track them down?

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 05 Apr 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.

Spring photography day

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Why not join us at Greenway for an informative day with volunteer photographers in the setting of Greenway's spring gardens?

Wedding open evening at Greenway

Sun 23 Apr 2017
Are you looking for somewhere intimate and special for your big day? Why not come along to this open evening at Greenway?

Eating and shopping


Our work

Camellia 'Jingle Bells' in flower in Greenway garden

Greenway garden team going for gold 

On Saturday 11 March the Greenway garden team entered the RHS Early Spring Flower Show with a selection of 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 a prize-winning camellia.



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



Newlyweds in the garden 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.