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


Things to see and do

Spring is on the way

Visitors walking through the garden at Greenway in spring

Where to walk? 

If you're struggling to know where to go in the garden to see the best spring flowers, then you could follow this circular route. It takes in the Camellia Garden, the riverside and the Top Garden and shares some of the highlights en route.

Upcoming events

Greenway garden blitz

Wed 01 Mar 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.

Spring flower walks

Wed 01 Mar 2017
Join the gardeners at Greenway for a free walk and talk through the glorious woodland gardens filled with spring flowers.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Greenway

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Can you follow the chocolate detective trail around the garden and claim you Cadbury Easter Egg prize?

Spring photography day

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Why not join us at Greenway for an informative day with volunteer photographers in the setting of Greenway's spring gardens?

Doggy day

Mon 01 May 2017
Why not bring along your dogs for a day of fun for all the family - including those with waggy tails.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sun 07 May 2017
Would you like to join the ranger team for an opportunity to listen to and identify early morning bird song, whilst taking a walk on the beautiful Greenway estate?

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


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



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.