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One day is not enough to explore

Come for a walk with your dog

Escape the hustle and bustle at Killerton

Escape the hustle and bustle at Killerton

Killerton's countryside offers some of the south west's most beautiful places to take a walk. Whether you are looking for a gentle stroll with your dog or an energetic adventure with the kids, you will discover countless beauty spots to along the way.

Killerton ancient trees walk

These rare tulip trees were planted by John Veitch in the 1770s © D Melhuish

This walk highlights some of the many ancient trees around the garden and park, but do look around you as you follow the walk for many more.

Killerton dog trail

Dogs on a walk at Killerton © D Melhuish

This is a circular walk with wide open space for dogs to be exercised on and off the lead. Enjoy far-reaching views and rolling Devon countryside. There is an admission charge for this walk (NT membe…

Ashclyst Forest butterfly walk (long)

Peacock butterfly on blackthorn © Matthew Oates (NT)

A leisurely walk along sunken lanes and woodland rides and through broad-leaved and coniferous woodland, good for fritillary butterflies (pearl-bordered, small pearl-bordered and silver-washed), white…

Columbjohn walk

The stable-block at Killerton, home to the reception, café and shops © Liz Moon

This delightful circular walk skirts Killerton garden, following footpaths and tracks around the boundaries of the historical parkland. The route leads you through ancient woodland, which in spring is…

Family cycling

Explore Killerton on two wheels

Explore Killerton on two wheels

Our leisure cycling track has been developed in partnership between National Trust and the Devon County Council Leisure Cycling Project.

Killerton to Broadclyst cycle trail

Nature conservation

Killerton's countryside is home to a rich and diverse population of wildlife, including birds of prey, roe deer, early purple orchid, native bluebells and thirty species of butterflies.

Volunteer outdoors

Volunteers help make Killerton’s award-winning cider

Join our rangers every Wednesday from 9am to get stuck into seasonal work to help take care of Killerton's vast estate for wildlife, conservation and future generations.
Email our rangers to find out more.

Our estate produce

At 6,400 acres, and with twenty farms, we are one of the Trust's largest working estates and one of the most innovative food producers. We have won a number of awards for our estate produce which you can buy in our shop.