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


Things to see and do

Two visitors walking the garden at Greenway in the winter, with the river in the backround

Winter walking 

Looking for a winter walk you can enjoy while Greenway is closed? You can follow this trail from Galmpton to Greenway through quiet country lanes and woodland.

A gardener at Greenway picking vegetables with a group of children

English Riviera volunteer recruitment drop-in sessions 

Are you looking for something new to do in 2017? There are two volunteer recruitment drop-in sessions coming up where you can find out all about volunteering at the four places in the National Trust English Riviera: Bradley, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Greenway.

Upcoming events

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 01 Feb 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.

Volunteer recruitment drop-in session

Sat 04 Feb 2017
Looking for an exciting challenge for the New Year? Do you want to give something back to our special places, meet new friends, or help make someone's day?

Spring flower walks

Sat 11 Feb 2017
Join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland gardens filled with spring flowers.

The romantic side of Agatha: Valentine's at Greenway

Tue 14 Feb 2017
Under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie wrote six 'bitter-sweet stories about love.'

Greenway garden question time

Thu 16 Mar 2017
Why not celebrate spring by coming along for this talk about Greenway's spring garden followed by a question time with a panel of expert gardeners?

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Greenway

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Can you follow the chocolate detective trail around the garden and claim you Cadbury Easter Egg prize?

Eating and shopping


Our work

The sign for the Boathouse at Greenway in Devon

Boathouse conservation project 

A project is taking place restore the Boathouse, to keep this iconic building which was the scene of the crime in 'Dead Man's Folly' at its best. There's a bit more work to carry out this autumn; parts of the Boathouse will be closed at various times because of this.



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.