Killerton

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

Killerton

Things to see and do

James Wyatt designed a new house for Sir Thomas Acland at Killerton, Exeter, in 1772

Lost Killerton 

Have we found the Acland family's lost house? The Lost Killerton trail will let you follow in the footsteps of the Acland family's grand designs.

Upcoming events

Lost Killerton

Mon 26 Jun 2017
10:00-16:00
Archaeologists might have found the lost house of Killerton, a grand mansion that was started by the Acland family but never finished. The Lost Killerton trail will take you there.

Archaeology in action

Mon 26 Jun 2017
11:00-15:00
Experience archaeology in action at the site of Killerton's lost house.

Satellite properties open

Mon 26 Jun 2017
13:00-17:00
Three hidden places filled with history are waiting to be discovered. Step inside the quaint Budlake Old Post Office, see one of the South West's last remaining watermills, Clyston Mill, and seek out rare paintings at medieval house Marker's.

Guided Parkland Walk

Tue 27 Jun 2017
11:30-13:00
Killerton has a new team of parkland guides. Join them on a walk to find out more about the landscape, history and wildlife of the historic parkland.

Killerton parkrun

Sat 01 Jul 2017
09:00-10:00
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It's not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too.

Secret supper club

Wed 05 Jul 2017
18:30-21:00
Tucked away in Killerton House, you'll find a culinary secret - the award-winning Killerton Kitchen restaurant. Book a table for an exclusive fine-dining experience.
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Eating and shopping

Gifts galore, lunches and local produce

The gift

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Get involved

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Our work

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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.

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

Our roof is leaking 

A major conservation project to protect the house and precious collections is underway. We need your help to plug the £100k funding gap to help us keep caring for this special place. Find out what's happening and how you can help.

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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