National Trust Killerton House & Gardens

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

Tel: 01392 881345

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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.

Killerton is full of adventure for families, with plenty of space to walk, run and play. Check out the Killerton website for children’s activities and events. In nearby Broadclyst Village and nestled by the River Clyst sits Clyston Mill. one of the South West's last remaining watermills. Step back in time to discover how the mill harnessed the power of water to grind the farmer's grain.

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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


      Pinhoe, 4½ miles; Whimple, 6 miles; Exeter Central and St David's, both 7 miles. Followed by bus.


      Services from Exeter to Tiverton. More information at Alight at 'Killerton Turn.'



      • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - T induction loop
      • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
      • Guide Dogs Permitted
      • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
      • Ramp/Level Access
      • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


      • On-Site café/restaurant -
      • Picnic Site

      Establishment Features

      • Dog Friendly
      • Dogs-Accepted
      • Groups Welcome
      • On-site coach parking
      • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
      • Open All Year
      • Picnic Area
      • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
      • Tea / Coffee Shop
      • Toilets

      Key Features

      • Approx length of visit - 2 hours
      • In countryside
      • Max group size - 100 Pre booking essential for groups
      • Min group size - 15 Pre booking essential for groups
      • Outdoor Attraction

      Parking & Transport

      • Car parking
      • Coach Parking
      • On site parking
      • Parking (charge)
      • Parking (free) - Parking free for National Trust members

      Payment Methods

      • Maestro accepted
      • MasterCard accepted
      • Visa accepted

      Printed Material in Foreign Languages

      • French printed material
      • German printed material
      • Spanish printed material

      Specialist Features

      • Family Fun
      • Marketed towards families

      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 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
      Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
      Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

      * House (last entry 30mins before closing): 11:00 - 16:00
      Killerton Kitchen Café: 11:00 - 16:00

      Open every day except Christmas Day & Boxing Day

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