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Coleton Fishacre

Address: Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
Phone Number: 01803 842382
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Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Dartmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Lunch and a wander in a most unique and wonderful English home and garden , a national treasure on the coast but with beautiful vistas and an unusual history

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for this lovely review, it was a pleasure to read. I hope that you can come and visit us again soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A lovely National Trust property. The walk through the gardens to the coast is beautiful. the house is very interesting and the cafe very nice indeed. makes a great "halfway house" for a a circular walk from Kingswear.

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for this lovely review of your recent visit to Coleton Fishacre. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your time here. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Absolutely stunning example of an art deco house which had a wonderful homely feel about it. Thestaff clearly loved this house which came across when describing the history and features. Lovely touch having a pianist playing music of the time. The gardens were magnificent just wished I had more appropriate shoes on as the paths are quite steep in places.... More 

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for this lovely review of your visit to Coleton Fishacre. It is great to see how much you enjoyed yourself here - and I hope you can visit again with your walking boots so that you can explore the rest of the gardens and the coastal path. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic Gardens, and views that lead down to the sea.Plants already in Bloom.House not as good as I expected,but still worth the visit.MIND THE NARROW LANES!!

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello Brian, thank you for this lovely review of your visit to Coleton Fishacre. I'm so glad to see how much you enjoyed your visit here, and hope you will come back again soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

So worth a visit, it's quite different to the normal National Trust properties being a bit more modern, but I think that's one of it's strengths. The house is not over the top, just full of classy little details. The guides were welcoming, informative and not at all pestery! The views are amazing, well worth the hike to the bottom... More 

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hi Nicky, thank you for taking the time to write this glowing review. It's a pleasure to see how much you enjoyed yourself here, and I will pass on your great feedback to our team. I hope you can come and visit again soon. More 

Sidmouth
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We were on our way to Greenway only to find it closed, so decided on Coleton Fishacre instead. So pleased we did. The house was beautifully decorated and I could actually relate to a lot of the furnishings and décor. Lovely gardens to stroll around as well. Must be one of my favourite NT houses.

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello Valerie, Thank you for this fantastic review of Coleton Fishacre. It is lovely to see how much you enjoyed your time here. And you may be pleased to hear that, from 7 March, Greenway will be open seven days a week until November, so next time you try and visit there, it will definitely be open. At Coleton Fishacre... More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Visited last summer. We were absolutely captivated. The house was beautiful & furnished just like the occupants had just popped out for the afternoon. It made you feel like you wanted to move in & change nothing. Beautiful gardens & the walk down to the cliff tops to see the sea view was worth the climb back up. If you... More 

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello Robert, What a wonderful review, thank you so much for taking the time to write it. I hope that you can come and visit again! More 

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a lovely National Trust property (my favourite) and was decorated for Christmas with candles and a tree. The house is 1920's so is a good option for families and there is a dressing up room. On a good day you can wander down to the cliffs and overlook the sea or take the cliff path to Kingswear.

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello Claire, Thank you for this great review of Coleton Fishacre - it is wonderful to see that it is your favourite. We think it's a great place to bring the family too, and at the moment our garden and outdoor team are busy creating a wild play area, which will be open in the summer, so do come back... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fascinating house which was wonderful to walk around. The gardens were wonderful and especially enjoyed the stroll down to the cliff edge to admire the view. Will return.

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your visit at Coleton Fishacre. It is great to see how much you enjoyed your time here, and I hope that you can come and see us again. More 

Hook, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
62 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The National Trust opened Coleton Fishacre in the run up to Christmas. Thw weather wasn't the best for enjoying the garden wit its magnificent sweep down to the sea. However there was a pianist playing in the house. She chose music specific to the time of year and to the inter-war period when the house was at its peak. We... More 

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NTEnglishRiviera, Marketing and Communications Officer at Coleton Fishacre, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth, Thank you for this lovely festive review of Coleton Fishacre, it looks like you really enjoyed your visit. I hope that you can come back and explore again, when the weather is finer so you can see the extent of the gardens. More 

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