Greenway

Important notice -

To guarantee admission and avoid disappointment please book your visit in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Ground floor of house open 1.30-4.30pm: please come prepared to queue in all weathers.

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

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Please book ahead before visiting 

The car park, garden, café, shop and toilets at Greenway are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Please note that booking is for your arrival time for Greenway and not your entry time to the house, this is on a first come, first served basis between 1.30-4.30pm.

Please come prepared for all weathers. We look forward to seeing you.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Greenway (19 Oct - 25 Oct)

Wed 21 Oct 2020
10:30-11:00
Book your timed entry to visit Greenway.
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Things to see and do

Visiting with your family

The Hot Border in front of Coleton Fishacre house, Devon

Visiting Coleton Fishacre 

Coleton Fishacre, a 1920s country retreat complete with luxuriant garden by the sea, is just 5 miles away; perfect to visit before or after your trip to Greenway. Find out about this special place and book ahead before visiting here.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish? 

The café is open daily, 10.30am-4pm, serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. In line with government guidelines you're required to wear a face covering, unless exempt: please bring one with you.

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History

Agatha Christie's Greenway

The library at Greenway in South Devon

Greenway Library frieze 

In the Library is 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. Find out about the history of this.

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Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Greenway, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

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Places to stay

A holiday cottage caretaker making the bed in Greenway Apartment

The Apartment 

There are four holiday cottages at Greenway, ideal if you're an Agatha Christie fan, or are just looking for a great place to stay in the English Riviera. The perfect place to escape to with friends and family, The Apartment sleeps eight people within Greenway house itself, over the first and second floor.

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Join or give

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Art and collections

China collection at Greenway, Devon

Family of collectors  

Alison Cooper, Curator for the National Trust, gives an insight into the beauty of Greenway's collections and their collectors.

Other family collectibles

Our collections

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