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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Absolutely stunning

What an amazing place. Built by the D’oyly Carte’s (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame) in the 1920s, is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ben W
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All Around Excellent

It's one of those places that you need fully explore to get the most out of it. The house is lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keepatroshing
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“art deco” (164 reviews)
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place. Built by the D’oyly Carte’s (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame) in the 1920s, is a wonderful house to look around. This visit there was even a volunteer playing records from the 1920s on a gramophone from the time. The gardens are...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's one of those places that you need fully explore to get the most out of it. The house is lovely but our visit was made by the lovely lady pianist who welcomed us and in a most theatrical way proceeded to entertain us with...More

1  Thank Keepatroshing
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely surroundings to this pretty house. The gardens are very well landscaped and tended and the walks to the viewing points are well worth it. The interior of the house is the only complete art deco interiors I have seen and they are superb. So...More

Thank nigel g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting house and beautiful gardens. Some lovely examples of art deco furniture and design. Usual NT café and shop.

Thank Annie1141476
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have really put our NT membership to good use during a weeks holiday in Devon. On a scale of one to ten, Coleton Fishacre is right up there, the location is wonderful with views to die for, the gardens alone are worth a visit. The...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several hours exploring the home and grounds of Coleton Fishacre estate in Devon. This beautiful art deco home is full of period furniture and objects. Well informed docents help visitors fully appreciate the unique design features scattered throughout. The working wind dial and...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was built early in the 20th century, the sort of place you could imagine Miss Marple visiting for a weekend. And it is surrounded by a most marvelous garden, tumbling down a little valley towards the sea. The house is a delight to...More

Thank Davidstow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The garden is truly sensational. I had barely heard of this place, but with a garden as good as this it should be world famous.

Thank Hugh R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house was very well decorated in the fashion of the 1920’s Every room was furnished in item that I could remember from my childhood, gardens set out for a nice gentle walk about and would be great in the spring/summer worth another visit.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely position for a house nestled near the coast with wonderful views. The house is fascinating and feels relatively modern. You can see why the family preferred to eat "al fresco". The gardens have some lovely plants which were still flowering in October....More

Thank David H
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MyTriptoCharleston
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
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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
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bacooke
6 October 2016|
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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
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