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Outstanding house and grounds. Well worth the visit. Stunning location and lovely gardens and home... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Agatha's Summer Residence and what a beautiful place

We stopped in on our way to the lovely Burgh Island (where Agatha wrote 2 of her novels). Tied in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Niki G
Reading, United Kingdom
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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...more
Greenway Road | Galmpton, Dartmouth TQ5 0ES, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstanding house and grounds. Well worth the visit. Stunning location and lovely gardens and home. Make sure you walk to the boat house lovely views. Very nice staff and very helpful. If you want to drive here you need to pre book your parking space....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on our way to the lovely Burgh Island (where Agatha wrote 2 of her novels). Tied in quite nicely. What a stunning place. We spent around 3-4 hours here. NB: It is the only NT place I know where you have to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Niki G
NTEnglishRiviera, Business support at Greenway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking time to review your recent visit to Greenway, you are correct that there is no mention on the first page regarding parking however if you click on the 'How to get there' tab you will find the information and a link...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy a national trust visit, and with the added interest of the Agatha Christie connection this is well worth a visit. I recommend taking the Steam train from Paignton, which has a special rate for a return visit to the Greenway (£11.50 each...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on the first day of the season, taking the little passenger ferry over from Dartmouth, docking and taking a little shuttle boat across the river to Greenway. I had been a bit nervous about the walk up to the house; but I needn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank AlyUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful private home and gardens, even if you are not an Agatha Christie fan. A charming sense of a bygone era.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Two days after Xmas day family visit to the home of Agatha Christie ,we have been before but everytime we visit there something different, we also had a cream tea which was delicious. A must place to visit and worth your National trust subs in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Anthony N
NTEnglishRiviera, Business Support Co-ordinator at Greenway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank-you for your lovely review! We are glad you had a lovely time at Greenway over the Christmas period. We hope to see you very soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We visited Greenway, at the end of a happy, muddy family walk. The staff could not have been more helpful and relaxed. They gave us plastic covers for our boots, showed us where to leave our dog safely and then enthusiastically told us all about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful house garden shop and cafe feel of house is a art deco it is beautifully presented . On hilly site but paths well planned.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 25fussy
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Finally managed to get to Agatha Christie's holiday home beside the beautiful River Dart. Whilst the weather was bordering on inclement we were treated to a lovely walk around the grounds including the famous boathouse where she did much of her writing then a tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Camellia W
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Meeting the creator of our Belgian detective mr Hercule Poirot and not only, but as Lady Agatha Christie says Greenway is “The Loveliest Place in the World.” À historical place not to be missed as the setting is breathtaking; taking the ferry from Dartmouth catching...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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9 January 2019|
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Response from NTEnglishRiviera | Property representative |
Hi there, From London you will need to get the train to Paignton. From Paignton you can then get a steam train (times and days vary) this will take you to Greenway Halt. After getting of at Greenway Halt there is roughly a... More
14 October 2018|
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Response from NTEnglishRiviera | Property representative |
Hello jackiek560, yes we are. We reopen on Saturday 16 February 2019 and will be open every day until the end of October. Hope to see you there :)
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Response from IrisDevon | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am sorry I have only just seen your question. My answer is that I don't know about motorcycles although personally I would have thought they could be squeezed in round the edges. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful... More