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Heritage Open Days: Killerton House and Gardens

Killerton House and Gardens will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days Festival on Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September. Entry is for free for all visitors.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Killerton House and Gardens will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days Festival on Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September. Entry is for free for all visitors.

Head to Visitor Reception for entry ticket. Enjoy Killerton's glorious landscaped garden, extensive parkland, fine 18th-century house and unique fashion collection.

The ground floor of the Georgian house captures the Killerton's hillside garden is known for its exotic collection of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants and tender ornamentals. Marvel at the enormous leaves and mysteriously shaped seed pods of the Magnolia. Find the seeds of a giant redwood. Take shade under the majestic Luccombe Oaks. Discover the picturesque gems of the Bear's hut and the rock garden and enjoy views to a distant Dartmoor.

Want to stretch those legs? Enjoy wildflower meadows, views from volcanic outcrops, and the smells of Autumn woodland. Admire the architecture of Killerton's Grade I listed Chapel and discover the earthworks of an Iron-Age hillfort.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children welcome

Meeting point

Park in the main Killerton Visitor car park. Head to Killerton Visitor Reception to access the house, gardens, chapel and parkland.

What to bring and wear

The garden at Killerton is set on a hillside, please wear suitable shoes and dress for the weather.

Accessibility

The garden is set on a hillside and has slopes and steep inclines. Manual wheelchair users may find this challenging. The Tramper-an all-terrain motorised scooter is available to hire - call 01392 881345 to book. Assistance dogs only inside the house, chapel and gardens.

Other

Assistance dogs only in the house, garden, chapel and gardens. Dogs are welcome in the parkland.

Upcoming events

Event

Killerton Springs into Rhyme: Blossom poetry display 

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

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on
24 Jun to 30 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 6 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
24 Jun to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 132 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