Conservation projects at Killerton

There's a lot to care for at Killerton with over 6,400 acres of estate, including 18 tenant farms, parkland, orchards, woods and the prized garden - and that's just outdoors. Don't forget the Georgian house, 250 cottages, satellite properties, two chapels and the important fashion and object collections. Your support helps us keep these places special, for ever for everyone.

Filming BSL clips at Killerton House

British Sign Language tours at Killerton

We're dedicated to improving our accessibility here at Killerton, so that the house and countryside can be enjoyed by everyone. Find out about our work with Heritage Ability to improve our accessibility.

A aerial view of the Killerton estate, Devon

Plugging Killerton's leaky roof

Killerton's roof is leaking and we need to take action to protect the house and the collections. Find out more about this major project and how you can help.

A Daubenton's bat

Bats at Killerton

A team of expert volunteers are making exciting discoveries about the bats that live on the Killerton estate.

Killerton's heat now comes from wood pellets

Biomass boilers up and running at Killerton

We've moved away from oil-fired heating by installing biomass boilers powered by sustainably sourced wood pellets - taking care not to disturb a colony of bats.

Ranger chestnut veteran tree parkland killerton devon

Bringing Killerton Park to Life

The ‘Bringing Killerton Park to Life’ project is seeing lost views revealed, habitats improved and the parkland revitalized with a range of new walks for visitors to enjoy.

Butterfly in Ashclyst Forest, Killerton

Conservation at Killerton

Discover Killerton's wildlife and the conservation work happening on the estate.

horse logging at killerton on the clump near exeter

Horses help protect the hill fort

Traditional horse-logging was used to remove timber from the Clump as part of our efforts to protect the Iron Age hill fort.

Killerton, near Exeter, Devon, needs your help to raise 100K to help us care for Killerton

Donate to help us care for Killerton

Thanks to public support, we've just reached our £100k target - thank you! We always need funds to look after this special place, and you can still make a big difference.