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

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Things to see and do

Fun in the sun

View from behind two visitors seated in deckchairs as part of the audience of an outdoor theatre production

Outdoor theatre in the Walled Garden 

On Sunday 13 August why not pack a picnic and a blanket and come along for an adaptation of the children's classic 'The Secret Garden' by Heartbreak Productions?

Upcoming events

The Big Butterfly Count

Fri 28 Jul 2017
10:30-17:00
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 02 Aug 2017
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.

Battery-powered garden machinery demo day

Wed 02 Aug 2017
11:00-14:00
The Greenway garden team will be putting out their battery-powered garden machinery in the South walled Garden for staff, volunteers and visitors to see. The team will be on hand to talk and assist anyone who would like to try out the kit.

Book club

Thu 03 Aug 2017
16:30-18:00
Why not bring a picnic to enjoy in the Walled Garden while you relax and informally discuss Agatha Christie's book 'Unfinished Portrait?' Even if you've never read the book, you can find out more and enjoy good company in the garden.

50 things Thursdays

Thu 10 Aug 2017
14:00-16:00
Why not come along for a 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activity in the garden at Greenway?

Outdoor theatre: 'The Secret Garden'

Sun 13 Aug 2017
18:30-20:30
Heartbreak Productions version of the classic children's tale 'The Secret Garden' demonstrates all that is good about friendship and promises to add a touch of magic to your summer's evening.
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Eating and shopping

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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.

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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

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.

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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.