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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Art Deco splendour

Wonderfully interesting house and garden visit. My sister and I first had a coffee and delicious... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joanna J
Claygate, United Kingdom
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Art Deco Masterpiece

Beautiful 1920's Art Deco styled house which was the holiday home of the D'Oyle Carte family Many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderfully interesting house and garden visit. My sister and I first had a coffee and delicious piece of shortbread in the cafe, then embarked on our house and garden visit. We were welcomed by such friendly staff and the sound of delightful piano playing in...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful 1920's Art Deco styled house which was the holiday home of the D'Oyle Carte family Many superb original items of furniture , interesting weather vane connected to a directional clock in the lounge Magnificent gardens Nice café and N T shop You could spend...More

Thank jela2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautifully set ArtDeco house this is. Delightful rooms and furnishings. There is a room where you can handle things and try clothes from the period, gloves and hats on. The room attendants were knowledgeable and a huge thank you to Barbara who help...More

Thank thepebblebeach
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, and more enjoyable than Greenway. The National Trust has done a great job in displaying all of the rooms in this wonderful house, from the kitchens to the bedrooms, with lovely views down the valley to the sea. The gardens are...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We must have spent well over an hour looking around the wonderful house. The volunteers were friendly and informative. It was a really beautiful house to visit. We went and toured the garden, which must have taken over an hour and would have spent longer...More

Thank PixiebelRoma
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most scenic places I've ever visited in the U.K. with grass and water, cliffs and gardens an historical house wrapped into one. Well done National Trust!

Thank drpete7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another visit after many years. This time we caught the passenger ferry at Dartmouth and walked from Kingswear to the garden, in lovely warm sunshine. We can thoroughly recommend it! The gardens were much as we remembered them and were full of colour and scent....More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house and grounds were built by the D'Oily Carte family behind Gilbert and Sullivan.Being American I'm an uneducated foreigner so you will need to look elsewhere for information on them. However this is a truly lovely house and one even a colonial peasant could...More

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the car to Dartmouth (we were staying in Salcombe) ;used the park and drive - it was excellent ; took the ferry over and then walked to Fishacre - to be fair the guidebok said it was hilly - and it was; however the...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the best National Trust properties in the country. I could have moved straight in and never left. Fantastic Art Deco house with sublime gardens with unbelievable sea views Need to be able to climb down a fairly steep slope and back to...More

Thank JanSpe
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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
25 July 2016|
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Response from NTEnglishRiviera | Property representative |
Hello, as already kindly answered dogs are very welcome at Coleton Fishacre just not in the actual house.