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.
Killerton House taken from the park
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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

Killerton House & Garden Open; 11 February - 9 March 2011; 11am-3pm
10 March - 4 November; 11am-5pm
1 December - 23 December; 2pm-4pm (daily)

Admission charges

Admission prices:
House & Garden Adult - £9.30
House & Garden Child - £4.70
House & Garden Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £23.50
House & Garden Family (1 adult and up to 3 children) - £14.50
Group (15 or more) Visits House & Garden Adult - £7.60
Group (15 or more) Visits House & Garden Child - £3.80
Garden Adult - £6.80
Garden Child - £3.40
Garden & Park open every day throughout the year from 10.30am - 7pm/dusk (whichever is earliest) - Free to National Trust members.
Under 5's free

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

  • 11 May 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 29 June 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 26 July 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 30 August 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 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

Website

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

Bridleway Killerton woods

Killerton Parkrun

  • 19 April 2014 9-10am *on now
  • 26 April 2014 9-10am
  • 3 May 2014 9-10am
  • 10 May 2014 9-10am
  • 17 May 2014 9-10am
  • 24 May 2014 9-10am
  • 31 May 2014 9-10am

A free 5K family event every Saturday for runners of all ages and abilities. It's not a race but a timed run organised by local volunteers.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

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

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.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Booking Essential 07531 72938

Website

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

photograph of running dog

Forest Adventures

  • 26 July 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 30 August 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 28 September 2014 10:30am-4:30pm
  • 29 December 2018 10:30am-4:30pm

Cook on a camp fire, build dens, climb trees, create wild art and make mud pies. This is a drop in activity led by a qualified forest school teacher.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

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

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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