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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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This is such a gem for a house to visit. Everything is 1920's art deco but you feel you could move... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Neil R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Fantastic National Trust Property

This must be one of my favourite National Trust Properties with a fascinating twentieth century... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard W
Wookey, Somerset, UK
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“carte family” (158 reviews)
Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed yesterday

This is such a gem for a house to visit. Everything is 1920's art deco but you feel you could move straight in without needing anything. This is highly recommended if you are in devon.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This must be one of my favourite National Trust Properties with a fascinating twentieth century history. Breathtaking views of the private valley to the sea. Fabulous gardens with Mediterranean plants in its own micro climate. What would it have been like in the 1920's to...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed yesterday

We took the high ferry across from Dartmouth and drove the short distance to Coleton Fishacre, which has been wonderfully preserved by the National Trust. Anyone interested in the history of the Art Deco period should put this house on their bucket list, its wonderfully...More

Thank Gavin K
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want the feel of a real art deco house, this is a must. The rooms contain all sorts of items from the time, and in one of the bedrooms you are allowed to handle everything and even play with a wardrobe full of...More

Thank Penny Scudamore
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beautiful house and gardens are tucked away in a hidden valley a few miles up the coast from Brixham. The house was once owned by the D'Oyly Carte family who used it as their getaway house from London. The house is beautifully laid out...More

Thank ColinJBloomer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well preserved and extremely interesting National Trust property taking you back in time. Off the beaten track but certainly worth a visit

Thank 124G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous location. Stunning gardens going down to the water. Very charming house staffed by friendly and helpful volunteers. Lovely Bluthner piano. Cafe serving good, homemade food - indoor and outdoor seating. My favourite NT property. An absolute gem.

Thank JohnEdLondon
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in the area and want to visit a beautiful home and gardens then don't miss this one. Art deco was the style of the day and so lovely to see it kept intact and in such fabulous condition. The staff were friendly...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first destination for our holiday. It was beautiful. The gardens were immaculate and the views were stunning. The house was lovely and the staff were very helpful and great with the kids. The kids trails were great. The lunch was very tasty....More

1  Thank NikkiLouP
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a very enjoyable visit to this beautiful property and the garden and grounds are without a doubt the best I've ever seen at. a National Trust Property simply superb.The staff were very helpful and courteous

Thank Loosemoose L
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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

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