Killerton National Trust

Killerton is a 6,400 acre estate. Walk across rolling Devon countryside, head into the park and stumble across hidden views or climb the Clump. There's something for everybody.

Tags: Walking, Outdoor Advernture, National Trust


Would you give away your family home for your political beliefs? Sir Richard Acland did just that with his Killerton Estate in the heart of Devon, when he gave it to the Trust in 1944. Today, you’ll find a friendly Georgian house set in 2,600 hectares (6,400 acres) of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards.

There’s plenty of calm space in the glorious garden, beautiful year-round with rhododendrons, magnolias, champion trees and formal lawns. You can explore winding paths, climb an extinct volcano, discover an Iron Age hill fort and take in distant views towards Dartmoor.

Off the beaten track, you can discover three of Killerton’s hidden gems. Nestled by the River Clyst sits Clyston Mill, a working watermill. In the heart of Broadclyst you’ll find Marker’s, a medieval house steeped in history, and just a stone’s throw away from Killerton House is a 1950’s post office with charming cottage garden.

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Bringing your Dog

With miles of paths and tracks, dogs love walkies at Killerton. Find out where you can go with your dog and where they can run off the lead; take a look at some dog-friendly walking routes.

British Sign Language Tours

We're dedicated to improving our accessibility here at Killerton, so that the house and countryside can be enjoyed by everyone. Find out about our work with Heritage Ability to improve our accessibility.

All-terrain tramper hire

It's simple and easy to hire and use our new all-terrain tramper to explore the parkland and garden. Find out more and make a booking.



Killerton House, Exeter EX5 3LE

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