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Mid Devon Walking Festival: Heritage Orchards

Join Killerton rangers on a short walk to one of Killerton's heritage orchards. The orchard is a haven for nature and supplies apples for traditional cider making.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Devon has lost 90% of its traditional orchards since the 1950s. Discover what we are doing at Killerton to conserve, improve and increase these uniquely precious habitats.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Children over 12, accompanied by an adult welcome

Meeting point

Meet outside the engine house in the main visitor carpark at Killerton House. EX5 3LE

What to bring and wear

Please wear comfortable walking boots or sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Paths could be muddy after heavy rain.

Accessibility

Distance: approximately 1 mile. Terrain: Mostly flat with some uneven surfaces. Suitable for those with their own outdoor tramper. Assistance dogs welcome.

Other

The visitor car park is free to National Trust members. £2.20 for non-members.

Upcoming events

Event

Killerton Springs into Rhyme: Blossom poetry display 

Be inspired by the blossom that's filling Killerton with colour.

Event summary

on
20 Jun to 30 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 10 other dates or times
Event

Playing by the rules: fashion exhibition in the house 

Killerton's 2024 fashion exhibition will explore children's clothes of the 19th and 20th century.

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on
20 Jun to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 136 other dates or times
Event

Relaxed Hour in the house 

Would you enjoy a quieter visit to Killerton? We're able to offer relaxed sessions; designed to be of benefit to visitors who prefer a quieter and calmer experience, such as those with autism, SEN or dementia.

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on
3 Jul to 5 Oct 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 7 other dates or times
Event

Ranger led walk - Bounteous meadows 

Join Area Ranger Griselda on a walk through seas of swaying grasses and wildflowers.

Event summary

on
13 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 12:00