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

Fun in the sun

A young girl buying something at a fete stand from a woman

Greenway fête 

On Saturday 16 September, 11am-3pm, a 1950s style fête inspired by Agatha Christie's 'Dead Man's Folly' will be taking place in the Walled Garden, complete with coconut shy, fortune teller, games and more.

Upcoming events

50 things Thursdays

Thu 24 Aug 2017
Why not come along for a 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activity in the garden at Greenway?

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 06 Sep 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.

Agatha Christie literary dinner

Tue 12 Sep 2017
Dr John Curran is hosting a book club with a twist in honour of the upcoming anniversary of Agatha Christie's birthday. Canapes will be followed by dinner and a chaired discussion of Christie's literary works.

Greenway fête

Sat 16 Sep 2017
We're celebrating the anniversary of Agatha Christie's birthday with a 1950s fête in the style of 'Dead Man's Folly.' Come and enjoy the traditional fun and games in the Walled Garden.

Walk with a ranger

Thu 28 Sep 2017
Why not join the countryside rangers for a walk through the garden to see the Autumn woodland colours?

National Poetry Day celebration

Thu 28 Sep 2017
Drop in to the House Kitchen to write a poem on a postcard with Greenway's writer-in-residence Roselle Angwin.

Eating and shopping


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.



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.


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



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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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