Ashclyst Forest

A magical forest on the Killerton estate and one of the largest woods in East Devon.

Ashclyst Forest

Things to see and do

Forest gate car park in Ashclyst, Killerton Devon

Exploring Ashclyst Forest 

Discover Ashclyst Forest and connect with nature whether it's for a family ramble or dog walk. There are several waymarked trails and there are several car parks from which to start your adventure.

A woman on horseback, riding through a wooded area

Horse riding in Ashclyst Forest 

Ashclyst Forest is home to lots of footpaths and bridleways.

killerton wooden signpost fingerpost waymarker

Places to walk nearby 

Whether you're here for a gentle stroll to enjoy the views, an adventure with your young explorers or for a lengthy stomp with the dog, the outdoors at Killerton has a walk for you.

Ashclyst Forest


Vibrant Common Blue butterfly in Ashclyst Forest

Wildlife at Ashclyst Forest 

Ashclyst Forest is one of the largest woods in East Devon and a haven for butterflies, bluebells and birds.

Ashclyst Forest

Our work

A bat being handled by a bat expert

Bats at Killerton 

We're batty about bats! A team of expert volunteers are making exciting discoveries about the bats that live on the Killerton estate.