Discover Knightshayes - a great post-war garden, 19th-century parkland and grand Gothic Revival architecture by Victorian visionary William Burges.

Discovering Knightshayes' treasures

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Girls running through a field of yellow flowers at Knightshayes

Amazing mazes quest at Knightshayes  

This summer we're going crazy for mazes. You'll find a whole range of different mazes designed by Adrian Fisher in the garden. From finger mazes, labyrinths to getting yourself emerged in rope mazes, there's something for everyone to try and tackle.

Upcoming events

Inspirations from Knightshayes

Wed 17 Jul 2019
An embroidery exhibition by West Country Embroiderers Border Group

Amazing maze quest

Wed 24 Jul 2019
Navigate your way through the school holidays solving our mazes, games and puzzles through the garden. Tangle yourself up in the rope maze and flex your problem solves skills with our maze mats- designed to challenge the whole family. Who can...

Mid Devon Show

Sat 27 Jul 2019
Join us for another of co-hosting the popular Mid Devon Show. This award winning traditional agricultural show, showcases the very best of country living. You will be spoilt for choice with eight hours of nonstop entertainment and an adventure...

Terrific tomato day

Sat 07 Sep 2019
Join us for our annual celebration of all thing Tomato at Knightshayes.

Heritage Open Day- Free entry for non members

Sat 14 Sep 2019
Join us for a taster of Knightshayes, with free entry for Heritage Open Day. Find out what's special about this gothic revival mansion and its acres of award winning garden and parkland- and discover what you're missing out on. With tours of...

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Two girls at Knightshayes investigating insects

Special opportunities for learning at Knightshayes 

The perfect outdoor classroom, join us at Knightshayes for workshops, learning sessions, self-led activities and more. Bring your school or youth group for a special one-off experience.


Get involved

A volunteer at work in the parkland at Knightshayes sawing branches

Volunteer at Knightshayes 

Why not get involved by volunteering at Knightshayes. There's plenty of different roles, so find out more how you can find the perfect opportunity.



Visitors from a group visit arriving at Knightshayes to be greeted by a staff member.

Organise a group visit 

With a spectacular country estate to discover, Knightshayes is the perfect place for a group visit.



View of Knightshayes house at dusk from the south gardens

A rich and varied history 

Discover more about this stunning Victorian manor house and delve into over 200 years of history.


Our work


Art and collections

Our collections

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