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A family looking at an illuminated tree at Christmastime

Christmas at Killerton 2021

We have lots of fun for everyone at Killerton this Christmas. Visit by day to see the traditionally decorated festive house and chapel, whilst little ones can join Percy The Park Keeper on a winter wander trail.

Visit after hours for a brand new, after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens at Killerton.

Christmas decorations at Buckland Abbey

Christmas days out in Devon 

Places around Devon are still adorned with decorations and bringing out the sparkle for your winter walks and family days out at Christmas.

Take a look at the top places to visit and festive experiences which took place across Devon in 2020. Check back here nearer the time to find out what's planned for Christmas 2021.

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The house and surrounding garden at Greenway in winter

Why the National Trust looks after places in Devon 

Ever wondered about the history and people behind the places the National Trust looks after in Devon? Read on.


Home to remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections.


Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.