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Hidden Gem!

Visited on Friday 5 October, with family. What a really beautiful house and gardens. Stunning views... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dronfield, United Kingdom
Our regular weekly day out

A welcome revisit. We walked the grounds using the top path and down to the coast and back to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paignton, United Kingdom
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on Friday 5 October, with family. What a really beautiful house and gardens. Stunning views to be had on walking down to the bay, or along the hilltop paths. The house itself is a revelation, and must be seen to appreciate its genuine 20s/30s...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A welcome revisit. We walked the grounds using the top path and down to the coast and back to the house. Beautiful gardens crowned in their autumn glory. Will visit again

Thank disgruntledman54
Reviewed 5 days ago

Set in a beautiful location, tucked away in a sheltered valley this rather grand 1920s house is actually a deco gem - not that you would realise that from the exterior, which is clad in grey stone. For a NT property the interior is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Coleton Fishacre, it’s my favourite NT property and I visit whenever in the area. I won’t say anything bad about the house, the garden or the volunteers who all do a great job, but the tea room is just crazy! After a tiring...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, art deco house. I loved the lights, the furniture, the gardens, indeed everything. Was a very tragic story but until I arrived hadn't appreciated the association to the Savoy or Gilbert & Sullivan opperetta. Absolutely reduced to fits of giggles at the two knitted...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh what a nice surprise. This is the most modern of all National Trust properties we have explored, but simply outstanding in every way. Dating from the early 20th century it tells a captivating history based around the famous D'Oyly Carte family. The house &...More

Thank BigBrian_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a house built in the 1920's so different from many National Trust Properties. It is furnished as it would have been in the late 20's and is an Art Deco Jem. We enjoyed strolling round the comfortable rooms, and you really got the...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third visit to a favourite place on a wet September day. Sadly the visit was spoilt by the sheer number of visitors in the house, it was packed! Couldn't even get into the salon(?) where a pianist was playing. What is the point of...More

Thank weekender79584
Reviewed 1 week ago

The House and gardens have so much atmosphere as you step back in time to the 1930s. We have visited many times whilst staying in Dartmouth and the house is now much more interesting an more rooms have been opened up. This was the home...More

Thank Christoper C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion this is one of the best NT properties and it is certainly one place not to be missed. It's charm is unique probably because it is from an era that the majority can relate to from childhood memories. It's all their as...More

Thank Roger C
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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.
Lyn P
13 May 2018|
Response from Fingersrpj | Reviewed this property |
Free if you’re a National Trust member not sure otherwise. Check their web site
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.