Greenway

Important notice -

Greenway will be closed on Tuesday 19 December due to high winds. We're sorry for any inconvenience, but if you need to speak to a member of the team please call 01803 842382.

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

Upcoming events

1950s pop-up cinema

Fri 21 Dec 2018
18:30-21:00
A pop-up 1950s cinema is returning to Greenway. A collection of crime films curated by Sophie Hannah, bestselling author of crime fiction, will be screened in a cosy vintage-style cinema marquee at Agatha Christie's holiday home.

Father Christmas visits Greenway

Sat 22 Dec 2018
11:00-12:30
Father Christmas and his helpers will be stopping off at Greenway on three Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas . He'll be meeting children and sharing out keepsake gifts.

Enchanted plants story trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:30-16:30
Discover enchanted flowers and monster plants, in the imaginary world of Greenway's Enchanted Wood this half term.

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 06 Mar 2019
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.

Greenway Camellia Festival

Sat 23 Mar 2019
10:30-17:00
Why not join us in celebration of Greenway's success at being accredited as an International Camellia Garden of Excellence. A daily programme of displays, walks, talks and all things camellia will take place.

Mother's Day Paper Flower Workshop and Tea

Sun 31 Mar 2019
14:00-16:30
For grown-up kids and their Mum's, a chance to make a paper flower posy together and to enjoy a pot of tea and a camellia cupcake as you learn how.
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Eating and shopping

Volunteer David sorting the books in Greenway's second-hand book shop

Give an old book a new home 

A second-hand book shop is now open on the ground floor of Greenway café, with all of the money raised through second-hand book sales going to the conservation of Greenway. Can you help to look after Greenway for ever by donating a book or two?

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Our work

The International Camellia Society logo

Greenway is a ‘Camellia Garden of Excellence’ 

Greenway has been accredited the International Camellia Society’s ‘Camellia Garden of Excellence.’ This honour reflects the extent and quality of the camellia collection in Greenway garden. It is the first time a National Trust garden has been given this accreditation.

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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

Volunteers around the piano in Greenway's Drawing Room

Volunteering at Greenway 

At Greenway there are so many ways to get involved as a volunteer. You could join the garden team for a one-off at one of the garden blitzes, or do something a bit more regularly. Find out about the opportunities to get involved, and read some of Greenway's volunteers' stories.

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

The cupboards in the Winter Dining Room at Greenway are filled with collections

Peek into Greenway's cabinet of curiosities 

We've been searching the collection at Greenway for things that are usually hidden away, and each month are bringing them into focus. In the Winter Dining Room the month's items will form the centre of a display in a 'cabinet of curiosities' and will feature here on the website along with a writing prompt.

Our collections

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