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Lovely house and gardens. On damp, muddy days they expect you to cover your dirty boots to protect... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jackster1
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A favourite place

NT house and garden, so limited opening over winter. Built by family who ran the Savoy, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel M
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely house and gardens. On damp, muddy days they expect you to cover your dirty boots to protect the carpets. Staff are on hand to assist. The gardens are beautiful, but lots of steep inclines. The volunteers provide maps of some of the less steep...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1920s house is a lovely example of 1920 decor along with sea views through the treasury. The grounds are amazing with lovely terraced walks taking you to absolutely stunning sea views. Highly recommended for any gardener.. The only issue was that it took over...More

Thank Sally1862
Reviewed 1 week ago

NT house and garden, so limited opening over winter. Built by family who ran the Savoy, so beautiful arts and crafts house and furnishings fantastically preserved; but also an amazing garden in a valley running down to the South West Coastal path

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This NT property has it all. a perfect, well proportioned arts and crafts house, with interesting previous owners. Delightful garden. Winter comes late to this garden, sheltered as it is with temperate air flows. If you are happy/able to walk to the bottom of the...More

Thank Appetition
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited in October, had an interesting time reading the history of the house and family, as we walked around the house. Afterwards we took a gentle stroll down through the gardens, which looked spectacular being autumn. Previously I had visited during...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best National Trust properties we know. A beautiful house, on a human scale, and with a human story behind it. Well preserved and in a stunning location.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely sun shinning meant we got to see the gardens and sea at its best. the house is so welcoming you feel you could live there today. Staff so informative and garden talk was really interesting. Food is good too. can't fault this day out...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful grounds here are unmissable, especially in fine weather. The gardens are well tended and the views are stunning. There is usually a competition to keep young children amused. The house is an architectural beauty and well preserved by The National Trust. Helpful information...More

Thank pm46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic staff the gentleman that greeted us and explained where to go at the entrance was lovely, such a bubbly personality. The lady at the entrance of the “house” was delightful explained the best way through the house was to start upstairs etc. Stunning views...More

Thank Gothinatutu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the reviews suggest, superb place. Not one bad review. We visited on a glorious sunny October morning. Signposted from the Brixham to Dartmouth road. Last section of the road is narrow, with passing places. We got there at 1012am, it opens at 1030. All...More

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keef692018
12 July 2018|
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Response from daphnerupert | Reviewed this property |
I believe dogs are allowed on a short lead, but it would be best to check with Coleton Fishacre to make certain.
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Lyn P
13 May 2018|
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Response from Fingersrpj | Reviewed this property |
Free if you’re a National Trust member not sure otherwise. Check their web site
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Cheril I
12 March 2018|
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Response from johncZ4852NW | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get to Coleton Fishacre via South West Coast Path, but I advise you to use the correct O.S Map because there are a couple of different ways to go each one can be quite strenuous.
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