50 things at Killerton
Killerton is a vast estate with 6,400 acres of parkland, woods, gardens and orchards to explore. Perfect for ticking off some of your 50 things to do before you're 11¾. Pick up your scrapbook from visitor reception when you arrive.
4. Build a den
Explore the magnificent woods to discover the perfect haven for hiding - with a supply of sticks and twigs for building things.
6. Go welly wandering
There are acres of parkland to wandering in, don't miss the muddy puddles to jump in at this time of year too.
18. Create some wild art
Forage in the woods for some quirky craft materials. What will you create? Keep an eye out for events throughout the year for plenty of 50 things inspiration.
31. Make friends with a bug
Killerton's woodlands offer the perfect habitat for all kinds of creepy crawlies – come and explore under rocks and in trees. What will you befriend?
34. Discover wild animal clues
The gardens and parkland are home to lots of wildlife including badgers, deer, foxes, otter and pheasants. See if you can spot any of them. Remember to stay quiet so you don’t scare them away.
44. Watch a bird
The estate is alive with birds all year. In winter, keep your eyes open for noisy rooks roosting in the chapel grounds and for the blue flash of jays as they dive into trees.
47. Cook on a campfire
Join us around a campfire on one of our many family events and activities and to cook marshmallows, apple fritters and more.