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Entering the roaring 20s and 30s

This place is more than another national trust property it felt like a proper home and we were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie D
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
Stunning location

Well worth a visit. Stunning garden that leads down to the sea. Grand house from the 1920s . Small... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jayne0511
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is more than another national trust property it felt like a proper home and we were visiting them. We toured the rooms and had a real feel of the era. The house is based on the arts and crafts movement and has a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Julie D
NTEnglishRiviera, Business Support at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Julie, I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Coleton Fishacre, the team work hard to make every visit like you are visiting a real home transporting you back to the 1920's and 30's.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Stunning garden that leads down to the sea. Grand house from the 1920s . Small tea room.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a handsome Arts & Crafts house with the most glorious Art Deco furnishings. Perhaps because it is relatively modern, built in the 1920s, and comparatively small, it has a friendly accessible feel to it and you could almost imagine living there. The location...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People are friendly and helpful. I was in a wheelchair and could only manage as far as the house. Could only view the ground floor. Recognised several of the items in the house from my great aunt's house when I was younger. Brought back happy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this beautiful art deco house and unlike some of the large mansions is of a size you could imagine living in! What really impressed us was the help given by the staff to my wife who has mobility problems so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Welsh R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to Coleton Fisharce. If your using the iPhone map please be aware it can’t find a route to Coleton Fisharce. There is plenty of parking and a lovely cafe. If you enjoy walking it’s a great place to visit as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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NTEnglishRiviera, Business Support at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, We are glad you had a lovely day out at Coleton Fishacre. Thank-you for highlighting the problem regarding iPhone maps, if in future you are struggling for directions, please contact - 01803 842382 and we will try to assist you. Thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful house with plenty of knowledgeable staff. Our 2 teenagers loved it. Nice looking cafe too and wonderful grounds to explore. Quality national trust property with interest heritage and story.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off on the way to the coast. We’re NT members so entry was free so we thought we’d stop and have a look around; it’s lovely! The house is very impressive - the history and decor is so interesting. The gardens are amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

This is my all time favourite NT property and I’ve been many times, but never for the Christmas event. The property and grounds are stunning but I will be perfectly honest in that I expected more as NT members have to pay full price for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

Illuminated Christmas event, made the gardens even more beautiful (if that is possible), such a pleasant evening and the house nicely decorated, only thing to improve it (in view of cost, even NT members have to pay full price) would have been staff dressed as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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NTEnglishRiviera, Business Support Co-ordinator at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank-you for your comments, we will take them into consideration when planning our next event! We are happy you enjoyed your time at Coleton Aglow and look forward to seeing you next time.

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philcardevon
19 December 2018|
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Response from NTEnglishRiviera | Property representative |
Hi philcaredevon, thanks for your question. To visit during our normal opening hours then members just need to show their card to gain free entry. For any events outside of the normal opening hours, such as Coleton Aglow and... More
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keef692018
12 July 2018|
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Response from Becky071 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs were seen in the grounds but not in the house. Outside cafe area with lots of seating in a pleasant courtyard.
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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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