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Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland, fine 18th-century house with renowned historical fashion collection

Would you give away your family home for your political beliefs? Sir Richard Acland did just this with his estate. At 2,590 hectares (6,400 acres) it is one of the largest the National Trust has acquired (it includes 20 farms and 200-plus cottages).

Explore this year’s fashion exhibition ‘The Nature of Fashion' with intricately decorated pieces stitched, dyed and printed from natural fibres to catwalk fashion.

See the beautiful garden full of colour all year round - with rhododendrons, magnolias and rare trees surrounded by rolling Devon countryside.

Discover more about what there is to see and do

Feel festive

Live the magic of The Nutcracker through sparkling displays in the house. Wrap up warm and explore the parkland with our family trail. Enjoy delicious festive food and pick up gifts in the shop.

Killerton parkrun

Join our festive fancy-dress parkrun on Saturday 20 December, 9am start. Christmas fairies, reindeer and elves are all welcome to join us. Like every Saturday, it is a free 5K run timed and marshaled by volunteers.

Primary Times award

Killerton wins 2014 best historical attraction in Devon by readers

Primary Times reader’s award has recognised us as the county’s favourite Stately Home/Historic Attraction. It’s an award that comes with a huge round of applause from the magazine’s 54,000 readers of which 90% voted.

Winter walks

Nestling in the heart of Devon, Killerton has a great choice of walks. Wrap up warm and try our buggy-friendly paths, dog-walking routes in the woods and parkland strolls. 

Nature of fashion

It's your last chance to see the 2014 fashion exhibition before it's packed away. Discover intricate pieces inspired from natural fibres. Explore the nature of fashion garden walk.

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