Opening times for 28 February 2024
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Parking is available in the main Forest Gate car park. There are four other smaller car parks also available in Ashclyst Forest.
Dogs are welcome. There are no dog bins on site, please take bagged waste home with you.
There's a dog friendly coffee shop serving hot and cold food, drinks and snacks at Killerton (short drive).
The nearest toilet facilities are in the main visitor car park at Killerton (short drive).
Uneven terrain. Parking in the Forest Gate car park. Dogs welcome.
From Broadclyst follow the B3181 north towards Cullompton. Go straight past the junction to Killerton house and garden. Take the next right signposted to Ashclyst. Continue going straight ahead into the forest. You will find Forest Gate car park on your left hand side with a green 'Ashclyst Forest' sign at it's entrance.
Parking: For Forest Gate car park, follow signs to Ashclyst. There are four other smaller car parks also available in Ashclyst Forest.
Pinhoe, 6 miles; Whimple, 6 miles; Exeter Central and St David's, both 8 miles, followed by bus and walking routes.
Services from Exeter to Tiverton, alight Killerton Turn, then walking distance of 1.5 miles towards Cullompton. More information at stagecoachbus.com
Natural woodland pasture, commercial conifer plantations, coppice coups and even rare, wet woodland.
Ashclyst Forest is one of the largest woods in East Devon and a haven for wildlife. It's the perfect place to reconnect with nature whether it's for a family ramble or dog walk.
A thatch cottage with original features and a large garden, on the edge of the great Killerton estate with its 18th-century house, garden and parkland walks.
A pretty little 1930's inspired cottage on a hill at the heart of the Killerton Estate in Devon with beautiful views towards Ashclyst Forest.
On the wonderful Killerton Estate in Devon, this pretty 1930’s inspired cottage nestles in acres of countryside, looking towards Ashclyst Forest, perfect for escaping the city.
A charming thatched cottage complete with open-beam ceilings and an inglenook fireplace.
Stay in the parklands of Killerton in this contemporary restored lodge house.
Ashclyst Forest has a host of waymarked trails for you to explore and experience nature. A haven for butterflies, bluebells, birds and much more.
With acres of woodland, vital conservation work takes place on a regular basis to keep Ashclyst Forest and the wider Killerton Estate protected for future generations.
Killerton’s estate is an important wildlife haven, but is threatened by climate change. Thanks to the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, projects have been completed to protect its grounds.
Killerton relies on more than 400 volunteers to carry out conservation work across its house and estate and is looking for more people to join its friendly and dedicated team.