Upcoming events

Rooted in Japan

Sat 08 Feb 2020
A new self-led tour highlighting the fascinating plants that have been introduced from Japan. New interpretation and displays feature the horticultural techniques and tools used. 'Cloud pruning' demonstrations at selected times.

Afternoon tea and tasty treats

Fri 14 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.

Easter family garden trail

Mon 30 Mar 2020
To claim a palm tree seedling, budding plant hunters can explore the garden to complete the flora trail.

Family garden trail

Tue 14 Apr 2020
Calling all budding plant hunters to explore the garden to complete the Japanese flora trail. You’ll need to keep a sharp eye out for the 8 plants that match the leaf shapes you’ve been sent to find.

Rooted in Japan exhibition

Mon 01 Jun 2020
Discover more about the Japanese plants growing at Overbeck’s. Advice on cloud pruning and looking after Hydrangea and Wisteria. Display of Japanese gardening tools. Pop-up Bonsai display (various dates). Self-guided origami crafting area.

Summer solstice early risers

Sun 21 Jun 2020
Set your alarm and take in the view as solstice heralds the height of summer and Father’s Day alike. Overnight moth trap specimens recorded and released. Morning pastries and hot drinks from 5am.

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