National Trust Killerton House & Gardens

Killerton Parklands, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE

Tel: 01392 881345

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The National Trust Killerton House & Gardens


COVID-19 Update: Killerton House is open for pre-booked visits only. Purchase your tickets from or 03442491895.


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

Would you give away your family home for your political beliefs? Sir Richard Acland did just that with his Killerton Estate when he gave it to the National Trust in 1944. Today, you'll find a friendly Georgian house set in 2,600 hectares (6,400 acres) of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards.

There's plenty of calm space in the glorious garden, beautiful year-round with rhododendrons, magnolias, champion trees and formal lawns. You can explore winding paths, climb an extinct volcano, discover an Iron Age hill fort and take in distant views towards Dartmoor.

Off the beaten track, you can discover three of Killerton's hidden gems. Nestled by the River Clyst sits Clyston Mill, a working watermill. In the heart of Broadclyst you'll find Marker's, a medieval house steeped in history, and just a stone's throw away from Killerton House is a 1950's post office with charming cottage garden.

Killerton is full of adventure for families, with plenty of wide open space to walk, cycle and play on the historic estate. During the summer, Killerton runs regular events for kids. 

On-site café/restaurant.

Picnic site.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.15 per ticket
Child£5.05 per ticket
Family (1+3)£25.35 per ticket
Family (2+3)£25.00 per ticket

Car parking charges for the main visitor car park apply. National Trust members park for free. £2 for up to 2 hours. £4 all day.



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    Road Directions

    From M5 southbound: leave at J28, go through Cullompton on B3181, follow brown tourism signs for Killerton on B3181 heading towards Broadclyst.From M5 northbound: exit J30. Follow signs for B3181 Pinhoe/Broadclyst. Killerton is signposted on brown tourism signs. Go through Pinhoe, then Broadclyst on B3181. Killerton is shortly after leaving the village of Broadclyst, turning on the left.

    Public Transport Directions

    Stagecoach bus 1A or 1B. For details please call Stagecoach on 01392 439439.



    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - BSL iPad tour
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Ramp/Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


    • On-Site café/restaurant - Open 11am – 5pm (30 Mar – 3 Nov) and 11am - 4pm (23 Nov – 5 Jan)
    • Picnic Site

    Establishment Features

    • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Max group size - 100

    Payment Methods

    • Min group size - 15
    • TIC Staff Admitted Free

    Printed Material in Foreign Languages

    • Dutch printed material
    • French printed material
    • German printed material
    • Italian printed material

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Not Tue.

    Opening Times

    The National Trust Killerton House & Gardens (2 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

    * Gardens and Parkland - Daily from 10am – 5pm (9.30am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday)
    Chapel - Daily from 10am – 5pm
    Shop - Daily 11am – 4pm
    Food and Drink - Daily 10am – 4pm

    Open every day except Christmas Day. Killerton House will be closed 1/11/20 – 21/11/20 and 6/1/21 – 12/2/21 inclusive + Christmas day and boxing day)


    • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017

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