Countryside

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Come for a walk

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 explore. Spot wildlife, magnificent trees and far reaching views along the way. 

Killerton ancient trees walk

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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

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A circular walk into the woods behind Killerton house. A great walk for you and your dog to explore both on and off the lead with Devon countryside vistas to enjoy and a place to escape and discover.&…

Ashclyst Forest butterfly walk (long)

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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

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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 bike rides

Explore Killerton on two wheels

Explore Killerton on two wheels

Our two leisure cycling tracks have been developed in partnership between National Trust and the Devon County Council Leisure Cycling Project.

Killerton park cycle track

Explore our parkland cycling track 

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 10am 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.

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