Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Rooted in Japan - Cloud pruning and topiary clipping.

Tue 25 Feb 2020
Come and chat to the garden team as they work on their Japanese inspired organically shaped topiary.

Rooted in Japan - Japanese plants in an English garden

Tue 25 Feb 2020
From Bananas to Bamboo - you can discover more about the diversity of Japanese plants growing at Overbeck's on a self-led garden tour.

Afternoon tea and tasty treats

Tue 25 Feb 2020
Take a seat in the old billiard room or on the terrace overlooking the Salcombe Estuary, to indulge in a mouth-watering selection of local food.

Rooted in Japan - Hydrangea care

Wed 11 Mar 2020
Get some top-tips from the garden team as you watch them prune some of the many Hydrangea plants growing in the garden.

Rooted in Japan - exhibition

Mon 23 Mar 2020
Discover more about the Japanese plants growing at Overbeck’s. Display of Japanese gardening tools. Pop-up Bonsai display (various dates). Self-guided origami crafting area.

Rooted in Japan - Easter family garden trail

Mon 30 Mar 2020
Calling all budding plant hunters to explore the garden and keep a sharp eye out for Japanese plants you’ve been sent to find. Complete this task to claim your very own Palm seedling.

Eating and shopping

Afternoon tea in the old billiard room

Tasty treats and more 

Delicious daily specials, salads and sandwiches, including local crab, all freshly prepared. Treat yourself to a mouth-watering afternoon tea or cream tea, served on the terrace or in the old billiard room. If you would like to book a table please phone 01548 845014.

First Flight July 2019

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