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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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A time warp back 90 years

Access to the site by car is along a single track road with passing places - be patient! The house... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christmas light walk

Well done to Coleton Fishacre all the family visited on Christmas Eve for the light experience we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan W
Paignton, England, United Kingdom
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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Coleton Aglow this evening. Well worth a visit. Enjoyed by all. Lots of steep paths and steps. The house was interesting to visit by all ages also.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As you step through the door you are transported back in time to the early 20th century. Little has changed in 80yrs although some of the furniture is reproductions in bedrooms. Other rooms still showcase furniture designed specifically for the house. If you like the...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Xmas special. The wonderful arts and craft house was decorated for an Xmas party. All the rooms looked splendid and the bedrooms had beautiful dresses and suits hanging up as if the guests were just getting ready for the party. The grounds and the house...More

Thank BooknutTamworth
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We are not currently National Trust members but were recommended to go to Coleton Fishacre in December at night. Having been many years ago when only the gardens were open we decided to go. It was magical - the house was open and staffed with...More

Thank Alan B
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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