A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens and quirky collections


Halloween at Overbecks 

Halloween spooky fun for everyone. Ghostly tales and trails for all budding wizards and witches. Overbeck's very own friendly ghost Fred will be up to his old tricks - will you be able to hunt him down?

Salcombe sea tractor

Get your sea legs on 

Fancy a tractor ride as part of your journey to Overbeck’s ? Then hop aboard for a journey with a difference.

Upcoming events

Garden Tour

Wed 17 Oct 2018
Join one of the gardeners and take a seasonal tour of the garden, discovering its short but interesting history and amazing collection of rare and exotic plants. Normal admission charges apply

Christmas craft day

Wed 24 Oct 2018
It's never too soon to start thinking about Christmas decorations. Join in with the craft making session Wednesday 24 October from 11.30am to 3.30pm. Free event, no booking required.

Hallowe'en Spooky fun

Fri 26 Oct 2018
Calling all budding witches and wizards for spooky fun this Hallowe'en. Craft activities, story telling and a ghostly garden trail. £3.00 per child.

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