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Address: Greenway Road | Galmpton, Dartmouth TQ5 0ES, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 842382
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Take this extraordinary glimpse into the beloved holiday home of the famous...

Take this extraordinary glimpse into the beloved holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.The relaxed and atmospheric house is set in the 1950s, and contains many of the family's collections, including archaeology, Tunbridgeware, silver, botanical china and books. Outside you can explore the large and romantic woodland garden, with a restored vinery, wild edges and rare plantings, which drifts down the hillside towards the sparkling Dart estuary.

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Agatha Christie Memories

Arriving by river ferry at the quayside leaves you with a steep walk up to the house. The atmosphere within the house is amazing with an insight into the house that Agatha... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Trowbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arriving by river ferry at the quayside leaves you with a steep walk up to the house. The atmosphere within the house is amazing with an insight into the house that Agatha Christie bought as a holiday home.

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bromsgrove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this beautiful house all dressed up ready for Christmas - grounds were lovely - some rooms under renovation - next time will travel by boat. Unfortunately ferry wasn't running the day we went

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I Decided 2 Visit Greenway On 18th October Last Day Of My Torquay Holiday I Was Delighted Bcse A Few Day's Before I Had Decided 2 Rejoin The National Trust Online & Had The Temp Card Image On Phone So Free Entry It Was Fascinating I Will Return

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took the steam train to the "Greenway Halt" and then walked the woods path to Greenway, which is a neat way to get there and gets you into the 1920's Christie mood. The house is furnished as though she were still there. The effect is warm and relaxing and you can easily understand why Agatha Christie... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very rainy day. Thankfully we saw the shuttle to get us to the house, otherwise we would have been even more soaked. The guides were completely at sea with this situation and everyone had to walk back though the hall with their dripping coats to put them on a table at the back. I am an... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an interesting house in a beautiful setting on the Dart. A really fascinating insight into Agatha Christies life, at least that part of it spent in her holiday home. Very helpful, knowledgable and friendly staff opened our eyes into how life was lived by those privileged enough. Beautiful gardens with the trees in magnificent colours leading down to the... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A superb house to visit particularly if you are an Agatha Christie fan. The house is still furnished which makes it more interesting as a home. The grounds are beautiful although a long way down to the river Dart but worth it.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting house, with pleasant gardens, & overlooking the River Dart, & informative via everything inside. Not as old as some NT properties but that difference adds to the whole NT experience. We also had a cup of coffee before our tour of the house & a light lunch later - not a vast selection for lunch but adequate.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This house feels just like Agatha Cristie and her family have stepped out for a while. The home has been preserved beautifully and is another interesting NT delight. It was wonderful to sit on the lawn, overlooking the river Dart imagining what life would have been like. Sadly, the cafe is attempting to be very eco friendly by serving everything... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

...if you can stand the ridiculously narrow roads to get there and back. Much work and money was expended by the National Trust to shore up the corner of the house and the year long effort to make the interior look exactly like it was when Agatha Christie lived there. The extensive garden provided a very scenic walk. At least... More 

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