Killerton cider and apple festival

2014 Killerton cider and apple festival © Rebecca Boxall

2014 Killerton cider and apple festival

On Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October, months of apple picking at Killerton culminates in our annual family festival to mark National Apple Day. The orchard is festooned with bunting, stalls are scattered between the apple trees and the amazing smell of a traditional hog roast will greet you at the gate.

Big pick up

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October, 2-4pm

Head down to Sparrow Park orchard, grab a sack and pick up fallen apples to help with the harvest. Mini wheelbarrows for kids and cider tasters for the adults.

Family forest days

Discover your wild side at one of the forest explorer days

Lantern-making and twilight walk. Sunday 26, Tuesday 28, Thursday 30 October and Saturday 1 November

Join us around the campfire in Killerton's woods and enjoy a magical lantern-lit walk. Normal admission applies plus £3 activity charge

Focus on fashion

Stunning and unusual pieces of fashion on show in the exhibition

Seasons of the mist
Monday 13 October, 11.30am-1pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Join our costume curator, Shelley, to discover how people covered up in the past. See coats, jackets, scarves and gloves from our historic costume collection and explore fabrics including tweed, quilting, velvet and wool.