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Lovely views

Always a lovely spot for tea as a Nat Trust member ! Great walk past beautiful South Sands Beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tania H
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spain
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Great fun for all the family

I paid a visit here with my family in July 2018. We walked from Salcombe which takes about an hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CIreland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Overbecks Sharpitor, Salcombe TQ8 8LW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my wife and 6 month old. Limited access for pushchairs making it difficult to get around the gardens. Very very poor car parking so get there early. We took the ferry from Salcombe and it was extremely difficult negotiating a pram up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overbecks has a good sub-tropical garden but the house itself is rather disappointing. Lots of stuffed birds on display which seem to be of very limited interest. It is a very long walk here from Salcombe. Best to go on the ferry. No dogs allowed.

Thank MYDOGISFINN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a lovely spot for tea as a Nat Trust member ! Great walk past beautiful South Sands Beach and the South Sands Hotel - good for Lunch or Dinner.

Thank Tania H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I paid a visit here with my family in July 2018. We walked from Salcombe which takes about an hour. The house and gardens are great. If you can get a guided tour do. I've been in Salcombe a good few times and this was...More

1  Thank CIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small quaint museum. Well tended subtropical garden, stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Helpful staff. DId not sample tearooms but those who did had generous portions of cake that looked good. Gardens may not be terribly accessible for those with limited mobility

Thank Aliduy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A somewhat difficult drive from Salcombe - very narrow road with hairpin bends and very steep gradients. Once there parking can be a nightmare. Having said that well worth the effort. House has an eclectic content with the Victorian music box the highlight of the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Overbecks at Salcombe last Wednesday with my husband, we had heard the parking was limited and the road was pretty narrow. We therefore arrived 15 minutes before opening time, luckily we got the last parking space on the small car park. The location, gardens,...More

Thank Saddleworth09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first visit to Overbecks and it will not be the last.From the very helpful staff to the most outstanding views,Overbecks is a beautiful and peaceful break from everyday life.Highly recommended.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

National trust property so free to members like us! Takes a while to reach down some very narrow lanes but really worth the effort. The plants in the garden are truly amazing even for non gardeners. Decent cafe and a small shop.

Thank Nicked2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this delightful National Trust home and grounds on Saturday- arrive for opening time as parking very limited- wonderful gardens something for everyone- and so much information around plants and garden. The house surprised us with its size- smaller than l thought, but full of...More

Thank suzesparkle
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1946Trisha
14 March 2018|
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Response from swift-simba | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so. Best to ask the National Trust.
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clairebaker922
20 May 2016|
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Response from patkl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry not sure but I think it was guide dogs only. Hope this helps if it's not too late. Regards Patricia
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