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

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Upcoming events

'Agatha Christie & Collins' exhibition

Mon 28 May 2018
10:30-16:30
An exhibition of Christie's 'secret' letters to her longstanding publisher HarperCollins is on display in the Walled Garden, created to celebrate HarperCollins' 200th anniversary.

Back in time to D Day

Wed 06 Jun 2018
11:00-16:00
Greenway was requisitioned during the Second World War, and we will be sharing the history of this time. Why not come along dressed in your 1940s best to find out about Greenway at war?

Outdoor theatre: 'Pride and Prejudice'

Sun 17 Jun 2018
18:30-21:00
Join Heartbreak Theatre Production, the Bennet sisters, and a host of charming, young bachelors (yes, Mr Darcy will be there. No, really, yes, that Mr Darcy), for an evening of comedy, romance, and more than one come-uppance.

The Big Butterfly Count

Fri 20 Jul 2018
10:30-16:30
Can you help with The Big Butterfly Count by finding a quiet spot and seeing how many butterflies you can spot in 15 minutes?

Book club

Thu 26 Jul 2018
17:00-18:30
Why not bring a picnic to enjoy while you relax and informally discuss a good book at Agatha Christie's holiday home?

Outdoor theatre: 'The Midnight Gang'

Sun 12 Aug 2018
18:30-21:00
Heartbreak invites you to join us for the grand opening of The Lord Funt Hospital Playground, a spectacular new play area for the convalescent child. Tom and his friends will be there, too, but you might know them best as The Midnight Gang.
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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 the 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

Our collections

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