Important notice -

Restoration work is taking place at the Boathouse over the winter months. While it is carried out, the Boathouse is closed: please go to the 'our work' section further down the page to find out all of the details.

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


Things to see and do

For book lovers

Upcoming events

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 07 Dec 2016
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.

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

Sat 10 Dec 2016
At Greenway we are once again celebrating the tradition of 'A Christie for Christmas,' when Agatha Christie's latest novel would hit the shelves just in time to make its way into your stocking.

Crafty Christmas puddings

Sat 10 Dec 2016
As part of Greenway's Christmas celebrations based around 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding' why not bring your family along to decorate felt Christmas puddings inspired by the hundreds of puddings you'll see decorating Greenway?

'The Adventures of the Christmas Pudding' ten minute talks

Sun 11 Dec 2016
Volunteer Nick will be giving ten minute talks in the stables about Greenway's Christmas theme 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding.'

Carols in the courtyard

Sun 11 Dec 2016
What better way is there to get into the festive spirit than a good sing-along?

Greenway garden winter walk

Tue 27 Dec 2016
A winter walk with a Greenway gardener is a great way to find out all about the history of the garden and see the seasonal highlights of this woodland garden.

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


A collection of knitted Christmas puddings on the lawn outside of Greenway in Devon

Feel like getting crafty this Christmas? 

The Christmas decorations this year have been inspired by Agatha Christie's story 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding.' Volunteers across the country are busy knitting, crocheting and making Christmas puddings from felt. Would you like to get involved and help to bring Christmas at Greenway to life?

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.