Overbeck's Garden

Important notice -

We are open Sunday to Thursday. You will need to book your visit to Overbeck's Garden in advance. Please go to 'Check availability and book' in the 'What's on' section below to book your tickets. Thank you.

A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens

Overbeck's Garden

What's on 

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to visit Overbeck's Garden. You can book for today up until 8am. Every Thursday time slots will be available for the next 14 days.

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Overbeck's Garden

Things to see and do

Sharpitor fushia at Overbeck's in the cliff top sub tropical gardens at Overbecks, South Devon

A garden full of surprises 

Clinging to a cliff-top above the Salcombe Estuary this sub-tropical garden paradise has unusual plants from all round the globe. Terraced to take full advantage of it's stunning location every pathway reveals something new and unexpected to delight the senses.

Overbecks clouds

Family fun at Overbeck's 

The garden at Overbeck's is filled with fun waiting to be had by families. You can complete some of the '50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ here, create a journey stick, and watch boats on the sea.

The view over the Salcombe estuary from the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon.

East Soar to Overbeck's Garden walk 

This trail leads you along the runway of what used to be RAF Bolt Head to Overbeck's Garden, with panoramic views of the South Hams coast and countryside. Please be aware that you will need to pre-book your visit..

Salcombe sea tractor

By car, on foot or by ferry 

By road, by sea or on foot? Different ways to travel and enjoy Overbeck's Garden.

Overbeck's Garden

Eating

Hot drinks, lunches and ice-cream from the Gastrobox

Tasty Takeaways 

Gastrobox will be at Overbeck’s Garden on open days, 10.30am-3.30pm, offering a variety of hot and cold drinks including barista coffee, freshly made baguettes, pasties, sausage rolls and vegan pies. Local ice-cream and a cream tea in a box too. Gastrobox take card payments only. You’ll find them outside the Garden, positioned opposite the entrance gates, visible from entrance and South West Coast Path - so visitors to the garden and those walking the coast path can enjoy takeaway refreshments.

Overbeck's Garden

History

Garden maze at Overbeck's in Salcombe, South Devon

History of the garden 

The garden at Overbeck's is a history lesson in itself, with its plants and trees collected from around the world.

Autumn in the garden at Overbeck's in South Devon

The house at Overbeck's 

While the house is closed, you can still find out all about it's history and some of the highlights of the collection here.

Overbeck's Garden

Art and collections

Our collections

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