Palm walk at Overbecks in Salcombe, South Devon

Meet the gardener at Overbeck's 

Pick the brains of our garden team on one of our Wednesday garden tours. A chance to learn more about the garden and the amazing collection planted in this Mediterranean micro-climate by the sea.

Visitors on the terrace, with views overlooking the Salcombe Estuary at Overbeck's, Devon.

Half term fun: cloud spotting by the sea 

Blow away the cob-webs this half term and learn about the clouds and the weather they create. Grab you 50 things wild adventure scrapbook and get outside. Your scrapbook has everything you need to tackle 50 fantastic adventures.

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Easter hunt fun 

Are you ready to hunt for the clues around the garden? Find all the answers to collect your Cadbury chocolate egg. Good Friday to Easter Monday. Good luck everyone.

Upcoming events

February half-term fun cloud watching

Sun 17 Feb 2019
Use your imagination to draw what you see in the clouds . You never know what might pop up as you gaze skyward. Go cloud watching (number 33 on your list of ‘50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’). Learn about the weather and how clouds are formed.

Valentine Afternoon Tea

Sun 17 Feb 2019
Indulge yourselves with a mouthwatering selection of various sandwiches and cakes, not to mention a freshly baked scone with lashings of jam and cream or is it cream then jam - you choose. To book please call 01548 842893. Minimum 2 persons...

Garden Tour

Wed 20 Feb 2019
Join one of the gardeners and enjoy a seasonal tour of the gardens discovering its short but interesting history and amazing collection of plants.

Exploring the trauma of combat through the World War One heritage of Overbeck's

Sat 06 Apr 2019
A joint exhibition with Combat Stress telling the stories and experiences of soldiers affected by the trauma of World War One and their convalescence at the Red Cross VAD Hospital at Overbeck’s.

Cadbury Easter fun

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Join in the fun this Easter with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt. Collect the clue sheet to explore the garden and find all the answers to claim a Cadbury chocolate egg. £2.50 per child. Normal admission charges apply.

Calling all summer solstice early risers

Fri 21 Jun 2019
Summer solstice early opening.

Eating and shopping

Treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea

Tasty treats and more 

Delicious daily specials, salads and sandwiches, including local crab, all freshly prepared daily. Treat your self to a mouth-watering afternoon tea or cream tea, served on the terrace or in the old billiard room.

Overbeck's First Flight

When you take time to admire 'First Flight' you help us look after her 

Imagine the flutter of wings as the young girl raises her hand skyward offering liberty to the bird poised on her fingers. Statuettes available in the shop.




Get involved

Garden volunteers working in the gardens at overbeck's in Salcombe, South Devon

Want to become a volunteer? 

Willing volunteers are always needed to help us maintain the house and gardens at Overbeck's.



A group visiting Overbeck's

Share the experience 

Get in touch with the our team at Overbeck's prior to your group visit and find out how we can make your trip even better.


Art and collections

Our collections

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