Protect Killerton's trees and woods appeal

Thanks to you, last year we were able to carry out vital conservation on some of the treasures in the collection at Killerton. Now that these treasures inside have been cared for, we need your help to raise £60,000 to care for Killerton’s trees. This includes woodland, wood pasture, orchards, veteran and ancient trees, and the incredible wildlife they support. The Aclands left Killerton to the nation for everyone’s enjoyment. Will you donate today to help keep caring for Killerton?

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  • We need your help to raise £60,000 to help protect Killerton's majestic trees and magical woods
  • Killerton's woodlands cover 1,200 acres
  • Over 10 of the UK's 17 breeding bat species are found at Killerton

Donate to Protect Killerton's trees and woods appeal

Please select an amount

Dormouse make there homes in Ashclyst forest
£5 will allow us to put up a box to act as a home for dormice in Ashclyst Forest.
£20 will allow us to plant five young trees in the new woods we are creating on the estate.
Planting a tree at Killerotn
A veteran beech tree found on the Killerton estate
£100 will allow us to build a protective fence around one of our veteran trees.
Or enter your own amount

Other ways to help

" Killerton is home to amazing wildlife-rich woodlands, and a fine collection of veteran trees that have witnessed centuries of change on the estate. This year’s fundraising appeal will help us protect these valuable assets and plant new woods and trees to be enjoyed by future generations."
- Phil Stuckey, Lead Ranger
Volunteers, staff and the community gather around Killerton's new roof to say thank you for the support to the roof project

Our roof is not leaking - thank you

The project to care for Killerton is complete and the scaffolding has now been removed. Find out what we've been up to.

Why give to the National Trust

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the historic buildings in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful homes and stunning gardens. They also ensure that future generations have places where they can be inspired by stories of the past, enjoy peace and time to reflect, and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work on our buildings at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

Donate to help us care for Killerton