Greenway House & Gardens

Agatha Christie made Greenway her holiday home from 1938 to 1959. You can view personal collections and mementoes from Britain’s most beloved mystery writer and her family. This house portrays the spirit of the holiday home in its 1950s heyday.

  • River Dart cruise to Greenway House.
  • Greenway House.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Medium

  • Duration

    4h30

  • Max. passengers

    70

  • Booking Code

    E-DTM4

  • From

    $ 132

  • Notices

    Sensible walking attire is recommended. Comfortable walking shoes and sun/rain protection may be needed.

Depart the pier by boat and make the delightful journey up the River Dart to Greenway House and Gardens.

Agatha Christie made Greenway her holiday home from 1938 to 1959. You can view personal collections and mementoes from Britain’s most beloved mystery writer and her family. This house portrays the spirit of the holiday home in its 1950s heyday. Agatha Christie gathered here with her family and friends on long summer days, often to celebrate a novel just completed for publication. Visit the house before taking a stroll around the gardens. This nostalgic and magical garden evokes a summer holidays past and secret places waiting to be discovered. Agatha Christie described it as ‘the loveliest place in the world’. This beautiful garden is renowned for its rare half-hardy plants, under planted with drifts of native wild flowers. Other interesting corners to explore are a Victorian fernery, an exquisitely restored vinery, and the enigmatic ‘Raleigh's Boathouse’.

Practical information:

  • Remarks/requirements: Sensible walking attire is recommended. Comfortable walking shoes and sun/rain protection may be needed.

  • Walking information: Very steep hill up to the house from the ferry pontoon. Flat walking at your leisure at the house.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.
  • Language: English.