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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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This beautiful art deco house certainly has the WOW factor and ranks very highly in our many visits... read more

Reviewed yesterday
June B
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Unique house. Beautiful gardens.

Coleton Fishacre was a unique house to visit. Often very hands on for guests. Invited to play the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful art deco house certainly has the WOW factor and ranks very highly in our many visits to National Trust properties, simply because it is so unique. The history of the family is very interesting and the well tended gardens are a credit to...More

Thank June B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Coleton Fishacre was a unique house to visit. Often very hands on for guests. Invited to play the Grand piano or dress up in old fur stokes and jewellery. The house itself is fantastic. From front door, the posh entry to rear door - the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I went there, as ex hurricane Ophelia was on her way over. I arrived too early, but there wasn't much to see while I waited. When I walked into the house, I was stopped by a female volunteer. She told me, I could either listen...More

Thank ste141
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The house is renovated to Art Deco period and the reproduction lime oak furnishings are really effective. The grounds are beautiful and it isn't too far to reach the coastal path and views of the bays. Plentiful supply of seats all along the well maintained...More

Thank JohnB042
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place. Built by the D’oyly Carte’s (of Gilbert and Sullivan fame) in the 1920s, is a wonderful house to look around. This visit there was even a volunteer playing records from the 1920s on a gramophone from the time. The gardens are...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's one of those places that you need fully explore to get the most out of it. The house is lovely but our visit was made by the lovely lady pianist who welcomed us and in a most theatrical way proceeded to entertain us with...More

1  Thank Keepatroshing
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely surroundings to this pretty house. The gardens are very well landscaped and tended and the walks to the viewing points are well worth it. The interior of the house is the only complete art deco interiors I have seen and they are superb. So...More

Thank nigel g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting house and beautiful gardens. Some lovely examples of art deco furniture and design. Usual NT café and shop.

Thank Annie1141476
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have really put our NT membership to good use during a weeks holiday in Devon. On a scale of one to ten, Coleton Fishacre is right up there, the location is wonderful with views to die for, the gardens alone are worth a visit. The...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several hours exploring the home and grounds of Coleton Fishacre estate in Devon. This beautiful art deco home is full of period furniture and objects. Well informed docents help visitors fully appreciate the unique design features scattered throughout. The working wind dial and...More

Thank Beth D
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13 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