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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Gardens are great with kids

Beautiful gardens which meander their way down to the coast. Lots of pathways for kids to explore... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lovely, remote house and beautiful gardens

As always, the quality is good with the National Trust. The house is purpose built for the D'Oyle... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mike E
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“art deco” (169 reviews)
Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful gardens which meander their way down to the coast. Lots of pathways for kids to explore and some hidden bivouacs and other things to entertain young ones. A really great place to get some fresh air and enjoy Devon's natural beauty. I found the...More

Thank jdn2002
Reviewed 3 days ago

As always, the quality is good with the National Trust. The house is purpose built for the D'Oyle Cart family and is predominantly Art Deco.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well it was a wet, cloudy day so we could not enjoy the views or the gardens, the house was average, 15 minutes max to walk round it, glad I was a NT member as I would have felt a little cheated if I had...More

Thank Boomtowncats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really like Coleton Fishacre, it's one of our nearest National Trust properties and we regularly enjoy the coastal walk, ending with tea and cake in the cafe.I took my daughter and granddaughter along to the Christmas light show ... we were really looking forward...More

Thank ElizabethRouse
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Access to the site by car is along a single track road with passing places - be patient! The house portrays the lives of members of the D’Oyly Carte family and their style of living. The fittings and furniture are a mixture of authentic pieces...More

Thank Cassini
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Well done to Coleton Fishacre all the family visited on Christmas Eve for the light experience we arrived at 5.30pm to be parked in the overflow parking it was raining but the reception we got was happy, chocolate brownies were offered very yummy a glow...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Unbelievably I have been to three evenings of illuminations over this Christmas season, these were Chinese Lantern Festival at my local Chiswick House, Kew Gardens and finally here at Coleton Fishacre. This wasn't the best in my opinion but a very,very good, and credible runner-up,...More

Thank Paraffle
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Visited to view the light show. Very nicely done and a lovely walk down from the house through the wooded grounds and back up to the house. Seems very well organised including the parking slots which is essential given the part single track road into...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 19 December 2017

A very interesting property - lovely Art Deco furnishings all done up for a party. As always, knowledgeable staff made the visit all the more interesting. The gardens are lovely but the path is quite steep

Thank IT-witch
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We have been National Trust members for 7 years and this was a pre booked event, we were given a time slot to arrive. When arriving we were told to park in a field and a mini bus would transport us to the house. There...More

Thank Soke33
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Lakeland5 | Reviewed this property |
the lower vehicle ferry from Dartmouth to Kingswear and It takes about five minutes
Diana D
12 April 2017|
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Response from p0rtzed | Reviewed this property |
From their NT website Accessibility Mobility parking in main car park. Drop-off point Adapted toilet next to reception/shop Wheelchair access to ground floor of house, many stairs to other floors Braille guide and induction... More
6 October 2016|
Response from NTEnglishRiviera | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. As Salcome is approximately 18 miles away from Coleton Fishacre, the easiest and quickest way to visit is by car. Alternatively, you could get a bus from Salcombe to Dartmouth, cross the river... More