Killerton - National Trust

Killerton - National Trust
Killerton
Broadclyst
Exeter
Devon
EX5 3LE
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/Killerton

E-mail

killerton@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01392 881345

Fax

01392 883112

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Purple agapanthus flowers in the border in the garden at Killerton, Devon, in August.
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Fine 18th-century house with costume collection, hillside garden and estate. Delightful hillside garden featuring rhododendrons, magnolias, and rare trees. Stunning parkland walks all year round.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Budlake Post Office
Adult: £4.20
Child: £2.10
Family: n/a
Group adult: n/a
Group child: n/a

Clyston Mill
Adult: £4.20
Child: £2.10
Family: n/a
Group adult: n/a
Group child: n/a

Killerton
Adult: £9.60
Child: £4.80
Family (1 adult and 2 children): £14.45
Family: £24.00
Group adult: £8.50
Group child: £4.25

Marker's Cottage
Adult: £4.20
Child: £2.10

Discounts

  • National Trust
Getting there

By road - Off Exeter to Cullompton road (B3181); from M5 northbound, exit 30 via Pinhoe and Broadclyst; from M5 southbound, exit 28 and follow signs
Bus services - Stagecoach in Devon 1/A/B Exeter to Tiverton, alight Killerton. Turn ¾ mile
By train - Pinhoe, not Sunday, 4½ miles; Whimple, 6 miles; Exeter Central and St David's, both 7 miles

Home to the 'Paulise de Bush' costume collection, with over 9,000 outfits.

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Natural Sciences, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Paulise de Bush costume collection
  • Garden by John Veitch
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Killerton Woods

Family Forest Days

  • 28 September 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 5 October 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 9 November 2014 10:30am-4:30pm

Cook on a camp fire, build dens, climb trees, create wild art and make mud pies. Take part in our forest school adventure days and enjoy these outdoor activities.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply: Adult: £10.60 Child: £5.30

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

photograph of gate with nordic walking sticks

Free Nordic Walking Taster Classes

  • 26 September 2014 12-12:45pm

Book your free place on a 45 minute taster session with qualified Nordic Walking Instructor Fiona Swan. Suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Poles provided.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Killerton Park

Killerton Nordic Walkers

  • 26 September 2014 12-12:45pm
  • 3 October 2014 12-2pm
  • 10 October 2014 12-2pm

Free 45 minute taster classes and 'learn to Nordic walk' courses throughout the year in the beautiful parkland at Killerton.

Booking essential, please call 07531 72938.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Apples

Killerton Big Pick Up

  • 4 — 5 October 2014 2-4pm

Head to the orchard, grab a sack and pick up fallen apples to help with the harvest for Killerton's award winning cider. A great family activity.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply, adult: £10.60, child: £5.30.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of runners

Couch to 5k

  • 9 October 2014 9:30-10:15am
  • 16 October 2014 9:30-10:15am
  • 23 October 2014 9:30-10:15am
  • 30 October 2014 9:30-10:15am

The group will start with mostly walking and the odd short run, and then slowly build over ten weeks to achieve a distance of 5K (approximately 3 miles). There is no need to book, simply turn up.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£2.00 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Apples

Killerton Cider and Apple Festival

  • 18 — 19 October 2014 10am-5pm

It's our annual apple day celebration in the orchard. See a 200 year old cider press in action, bring apples to press and take home a bottle of juice. Adults will enjoy the cider bar and children will love our bumble bee parade!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £2.00, child £1.00, family £5.00.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Girl peering through the trees

Family Forest Lantern-Making and Walk

  • 26 October 2014 10am-5pm
  • 28 October 2014 10am-5pm
  • 30 October 2014 10am-5pm

Make your lantern around a campfire and test it out on a family woodland walk.

Please bring a small working torch with a handle.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£3.00 for activity. Normal admission charges apply, adult: £10.60, child: £5.30.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/visitor-information/

Dusk

Night Run

  • 22 November 2014 4-10pm

Come and see Killerton parkland in a new light - from your head torch! Killerton is proud to be part of the National Trust's new Night Run Series. There will be a short run (approx 1 mile) and long run (approx 4 miles).

Details are yet to be finalised so please check Killerton's website for further information.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£15.00 per person. Normal admission charges apply, adult: £10.60, child: £5.30.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of pine cone

Wreath Making Workshop

  • 29 November 2014 10:30am-12:30pm, 2-4pm
  • 30 November 2014 10:30am-12:30pm, 2-4pm
  • 1 December 2014 10:30am-12:30pm, 2-4pm

Learn the art of wreath making with Sarah Pepper. Take home your creation and use your skills to make a new one every year.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£16.50 per person. Normal admission charges apply, adult: £10.60, child: £5.30.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Ashclyst Forest Trail

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-killerton.htm

Trail exploring the forest around Killerton.

How to obtain

Call 01392 881345 or email killerton@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

Victorian Servants and Plant Hunters Living History Tours

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-killerton.htm

Living history tours of the property featuring Victorian characters.

How to obtain

Call 01392 881345 or email killerton@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

Getting there

By road - Off Exeter to Cullompton road (B3181); from M5 northbound, exit 30 via Pinhoe and Broadclyst; from M5 southbound, exit 28 and follow signs
Bus services - Stagecoach in Devon 1/A/B Exeter to Tiverton, alight Killerton. Turn ¾ mile
By train - Pinhoe, not Sunday, 4½ miles; Whimple, 6 miles; Exeter Central and St David's, both 7 miles

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