Greenway

Important notice -

The online booking system for parking at Greenway is undergoing some maintenance at the moment. If you are planning on visiting in November or December and would like to travel by car, please give us a call to pre-book your parking space.

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

More about this place

A film reel and cinema tickets

1950s pop-up Christmas cinema 

A pop-up 1950s cinema is coming to Greenway this December. The vintage-styled cinema in a cosy marquee in the garden, complete with red velvet seats and uniformed ushers, will be screening classic Agatha Christie films chosen by her grandson Mathew Prichard.

Visitors using a typewriter

Literary riches at Greenway 

As Agatha Christie’s holiday home, we're celebrating Greenway's literary connections. There's an exhibition of Christie's 'secret' letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins in the Walled Garden, and a writer-in-residence leading events and activities until the end of November.

Upcoming events

Novel writing course

Thu 23 Nov 2017
14:00-16:30
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Do you have an unfinished manuscript under the bed? Here's your opportunity; a three-part novel-writing workshop, Roselle Angwin, Greenway's writer-in-residence.

'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition

Sat 25 Nov 2017
11:00-15:30
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.

Writer-in-residence exhibition

Sat 25 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
The fruits of Greenway's writer-in-residence's work will be on display in the House Kitchen as part of the writing places project.

Meet the writer-in-residence

Sun 26 Nov 2017
11:00-11:15
A chance to meet Greenway's writer-in-residence Roselle Angwin alongside an exhibition of the work she has created during her three-month residency at Agatha Christie's holiday home.

A sense of place reading circle: river

Sun 26 Nov 2017
14:00-16:00
The last of a series of reading circles. Greenway's writer-in-residence will be hosting a gathering at Agatha Christie's holiday home, looking at poems, stories and passages of writing all focusing on rivers.

Help to plant 5000 purple crocus bulbs at Greenway

Tue 28 Nov 2017
10:00-12:00
At Greenway the Rotary Club are planting 5000 purple crocus bulbs to help raise awareness for their campaign Purple4Polio, promoting Rotary's long-standing goal of ridding the world of polio. Can you help?
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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

The hand of a volunteer usher opening a roped-off area

Can you help to roll out the red carpet? 

This December a 1950s pop-up cinema is coming to Greenway; can you help us to roll out the red carpet for it by volunteering as a cinema usher? Father Christmas will also be stopping by, and could do with some help to hand out his presents to visiting children.

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.

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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