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Lovely place for dog walking

I have been here a few times with a friends dog. There are lots of places to choose from to walk... read more

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Visited here on our way back home from holiday.

So glad we stopped here. A very interesting house and gardens. We had a guided tour which I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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One of Devon’s great estates, Killerton was given to the National Trust by Sir Richard Acland because of his political beliefs. And now it's yours to explore. At Killerton, you can discover the history of Aclands in the relaxed atmosphere of the...more
Killerton House | Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3LE, England
+44 1392 881345
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been here a few times with a friends dog. There are lots of places to choose from to walk around this area although one of my favourites is the orchard where you can sit and have a picnic. Friendly staff and a nice...More

Thank Trail782341
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here after visiting La Ronde so our expectations were high.While the gardens were excellent inside everything seemed to be devoted to the suffragette movement so it was interesting in that way but not really what we went for..However a gentleman was playing the...More

Thank glyn l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Killerton is a lovely location and I’ve been visiting for over 40 years. However I dislike the way the national trust treat people. They make it painfully slow to get in, will repetitious questions as to whether its a first visit etc. And on exit...More

Thank CustomerConsultant
Reviewed 6 days ago

So glad we stopped here. A very interesting house and gardens. We had a guided tour which I recommend. We learned about the family who lived here and the suffragette movement . The grand piano was being played too -great!

Thank heather0215
Reviewed 6 days ago

This gorgeous Georgian home of the Acland family was given to the National Trust in 1944.The house and contents are wonderfully preserved, particularly in the music and dining rooms. There is a permanent but variable costume display covering two centuries. During our visit there was...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My goodness do we love this NT. We visit religiously every time we are on our way to or from our yearly holiday to Devon or Cornwall. There are booklets with a range of circular walks around the grounds which are easy to follow. The...More

Thank Shannon O
Reviewed 1 week ago

New to the area and googled places to walk the dog, so off we went to Killerton House. The parts where you're allowed to take the dog off the lead are lovely and for all those weary dog owners like myself there's barbed wire between...More

Thank Charlotte_181994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As members if national trust we visit many properties with our dogs. So far all have had full food offerings with dog accessibity. This has 3 food venues, 2 of which are inaccessible for dog owners. The biggest problem was at 1pm today the only...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose NT Killerton as it had a Tramper available and were staying fairly nearby. Trampers are outdoor mobility scooters that can be reserved and used for free or a small donation. Search countryside mobility for details. I use a wheelchair and NT allow carers...More

Thank Lawrence K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for everyone to visit. Lots to look at and I particularly enjoyed the exhibition. The laundry house was also very interesting. Lovely lunch and left feeling relaxed.

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Philip O
18 August 2018|
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Response from yss97 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You pay for parking, then pay to get into the grounds (and house). The parking fee gets you only into the cafe for free
26 February 2018|
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Response from WendyJanetNT | Property representative |
Hi, There are costumes from other periods as the exhibition also explores how women's dress has changed since some women gained the vote in 1918. Best wishes, the Killerton team.
5 June 2016|
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Response from WendyJanetNT | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. There is one whole property price which includes the house, garden and parkland. National Trust members go free.