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Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Great house, wonderful gardens

Very interesting house, where all the rooms are decorated as if the residents are still living... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pattaya, Thailand
Worth the effort

I was brought here by a friend who had visited before. When we arrived there was a long queue of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hilary P
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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Coleton Fishacre Brownstone Road | Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EQ, England
+44 1803 842382
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting house, where all the rooms are decorated as if the residents are still living there. Beautiful large gardens with wonderful sea views

Thank iannoble21
Reviewed yesterday

I was brought here by a friend who had visited before. When we arrived there was a long queue of traffic. We were told the car park was full and another car park was closed because of some police activity. Yet another car park was...More

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Coleton Fishacre a couple of times this year, the house is lovely and I could picture us living there. The gardens are vast and beautiful but quite steep to get around although well pathed. It is definitely worth a visit. Side note: on...More

Thank WRB73
Reviewed 2 days ago

We picked up a leaflet for this place and visited as we were in the area! What a delightful property, so stylish and evocative of an era! Absolutely stunning landscaped gardens leading down to the sea and a beautiful house that nestles into the hillside....More

2  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best NT properties I have visited and never disappoints. On a lovely late Summer day the formal gardens by the house were stunning. I walked down to the view points - you don't have to be a mountain goat as one reviewer...More

Thank Progdave
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were delighted with this property. It is quite unlike other National Trust houses and as someone else has said we felt we could live in it. The rooms are so different with some lovely furniture and in one of the rooms an amazing stainless...More

Thank swift-simba
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unlike some NT properties, this is a modest yet charming house that you could genuinely imagine yourself living in. The gardens are lovely and the views of the coastline are beautiful. Not a criticism but the nature of the gardens are such that to explore...More

Thank U1F94
Reviewed 5 days ago

The gardens are worth quite a visit however the pathways are quite steep in some places . The house is in the middle of the garden and worth a visit. Parking and this place is quiet a issue there is two car parks one right...More

Thank GARETH09
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst we add a note of criticism that the narrow road access is not mentioned in the publicity or NT handbook - and is difficult for motorhome drivers, this is a fantastic garden and an interesting house. You do, however, need to be something of...More

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house has been beautifully kept & each room was of interest. The house is just amazing & I can imagine that it was a wonderful place in which to spend one's time. The gardens were beautiful. They are very steep but the climb back...More

Thank SPPHampshire
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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