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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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