Killerton

A family home and a great estate. Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland with fine 18th-century house

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Upcoming events

I am the seed poetry trail

Sun 18 Aug 2019
10:00-16:00
During the summer holidays we will be showcasing the artwork of award-winning children's book illustrator, Frann Preston-Gannon, on our I Am the Seed nature poetry trail at Killerton. Frann's delightful and creative illustrations will...

Seeing the wood and the trees

Sun 18 Aug 2019
11:00-17:00
Killerton is celebrating 100 years of the Forestry Commission, telling the story of Francis Acland and his crucial role in its formation in 1919 and how we are looking after forests now for the future.

Tree of life

Sun 18 Aug 2019
11:00-17:00
Explore our link with nature through this fashion exhibition which delves into the use of plants in clothing worn through history.

Killerton garden tours

Mon 19 Aug 2019
14:00-15:00
Join one of our knowledgeable garden guides on an inspiring tour around Killerton’s historic garden. Explore the importance of the landscape and plant collection and enjoy some of the seasonal highlights.

Guided parkland walks

Tue 20 Aug 2019
11:15-13:15
Join a guided walk around the historic parkland and discover stories it holds.

Wicked Wednesdays

Wed 21 Aug 2019
14:00-16:00
Set young imaginations free with different themed stories every week in the garden.
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Eating and shopping

Gifts galore, lunches and local produce

A house party outside of the main entrance at Killerton, Devon

The Aclands left Killerton for you to enjoy 

The Acland family, who left the estate to the Trust in 1944, did so for the benefit and enjoyment of everybody. Find out more about the history behind the large estate, which includes 6,400 acres of land, 250 cottages and 18 farms.

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Our work

Killerton's slighlty sparkling cider

Killerton's cider wins Overall Drinks Winner at Fine Food Awards 

For the second year running, the Killerton Estate has won the Overall Drinks Award for its Medium Sparkling Cider at the national Fine Food Awards. There are over 50 acres of orchards on the estate which are home to over 100 traditional apple varieties including the oddly named ‘Slack-ma-girdle’ and ‘Hangy Down’ varieties.

Volunteers, staff and the community gather around Killerton's new roof to say thank you for the support to the roof project

Our work 

Killerton includes 6,400 acres of historic estate, with a Georgian house, garden, two chapels and three satellite properties. Find out more about the work going to care these special places.

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Places to stay

Exterior of Killerton Park Cottage

Killerton's holiday cottages 

With so much to explore on the Killerton estate, why not stay longer? We've got five cottages to choose from, surrounded by rolling Devon countryside or deep in the woods.

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Groups

Groups and learning

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Killerton on the National Trust Collections website