A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens and quirky collections

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.

Upcoming events

February half-term fun cloud watching

Sat 09 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.

Garden Tour

Wed 13 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.

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.

Eating and shopping

Prawn salad 18

Tasty treats and more 

Delicious seafood served with salad, local crab sandwiches all freshly prepared daily. Dine in the billiard room or take tea on the terrace. The shop is well worth a visit before you leave, with sweets for the journey home; a plant for the garden or gift for a friend.

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