Eating and shopping at Coleton Fishacre
Need some refreshment after exploring the house and grounds at Coleton Fishacre? Then why not tuck into a light meal or a cup of tea and a cake at Café Coleton? Elsewhere, the National Trust shop is filled with gifts, fashion accessories and locally made food. And there's even an outdoors bookshop filled with pre-loved titles.
Refreshments at Coleton Fishacre
The café at Coleton Fishacre serves a range of hot and cold drinks to take away. With a choice of light lunches, kids' meals and homemade cakes also on the menu, there's sure to be something to whet your appetite. In the summer months, you can also grab a scoop of locally made ice cream from the Kiosk.
You're more than welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden or at the picnic tables around the car park.
Please note: Dogs on leads are welcome in the café, National Trust shop and garden (only assistance dogs are allowed in the house). There are water bowls and waste bins in the visitor courtyard, and the shop is stocked with everything you might need for your dog.
25p off when you use a reusable cup
Every time you present a reusable cup when you order a hot drink at our cafe and kiosk, we'll give you 25p off as a thank you for helping the environment by reducing the number of disposable cups used.
Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.
If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.
Always check when you visit
Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
National Trust shop
The gift shop at Coleton Fishacre is the perfect place to pick up a treat for yourself or a loved one. Think sustainable gifts, nature-inspired household items, clothing and scented ranges, with designs that have been inspired by National Trust places.
Get cosy this season
Our new range of home and fashion accessories showcases a beautiful autumnal palette of red, sage and navy. Super soft scarves, woolly hats and stylish hats sit alongside sustainable sourced decorative gifts. Find exclusive designs inspired by the National Trust places we love.
The fruity jams, tasty curds and crunchy biscuits on sale in the shop are all UK-made and completely moreish. We have a range of gluten free biscuits and vegan chocolate and fudge too. So if you’re looking for food and drink gifts, or just something delicious for your own table, there'll be something to tempt your taste buds.
We have a dedicated local range featuring some of South Devon’s best artisan producers, from beautiful jewellery and scented soaps, locally made cider and gin and greetings cards.
Coleton Fishacre stories
Pick up a memento of your visit from the Coleton Fishacre souvenir range. There are magnets and notebooks, pin badges and bags celebrating the Arts and Crafts house with its timeless Art Deco furnishings.
After looking around the RHS-accredited garden, you may feel inspired to make some changes to your own plot. Browse a range of stylish plant pots, tools and garden accessories, or – for a donation – pick up a planting list and recreate your own slice of Coleton Fishacre's garden at home. Outside, the courtyard is full of seasonal plants chosen to reflect what's growing in the garden.
Shopping for young explorers
There are plenty of games, story and sticker books, and traditional toys to help children tick off some of the '50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ challenges this season.
The second-hand bookshop
Found on Seemly Terrace overlooking the Rill Garden, the second-hand outdoors bookshop is a garden shed paradise. There are pre-loved fiction books, walking maps and titles focused on nature, travel and the outdoors.
Donating pre-loved books
Have some gardening books no longer needed? Or perhaps walking maps, trails or pre-loved fiction? We'd love to have them. Please bring your unwanted books with you when you visit, and leave them with the team in the Visitor Reception. Or if you have more than a few, get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01803 842382. Every penny raised through second-hand book sales goes to the conservation of this special place.
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There’s plenty of places to eat and refuel while you’re out and about exploring Devon. Discover great choices from pub lunches to the ultimate cream tea and there's lots of space for picnics too.