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Fabulous House and Gardens

Whilst staying in the area we were recommended to visit Killerton and we weren't disappointed. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelator_9
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Queensland
Excellent customer service aka amazing, caring volunteers and staff

We took a friend on an outing to Killerton a week ago. Unfortunately we unwittingly picked a day... read more

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hazel3121
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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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
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The grounds at Killerton are a great option for a walk and as a local member it's good to be able to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. However, especially out of season, the facilities are disappointing. Visiting with friends who have a small baby, we could...More

Thank hendrehywel
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was CLOSED for Christmas decorating .. no signage to this effect in the car park so visitors who were not NT members would have totally wasted their money! Even the café at the house was shut. Really feel NT are missing a HUGE trick....More

Thank brizy83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst staying in the area we were recommended to visit Killerton and we weren't disappointed. This National Trust property is a wonderful example of an 18th-century house with its hillside garden and estate. The extensive gardens are a lovely place to enjoy a family picnic...More

Thank travelator_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a friend on an outing to Killerton a week ago. Unfortunately we unwittingly picked a day when she did not feel well which only became fully apparent when we arrived in Killerton after a one hour journey. Faced with our friend's problems with...More

Thank hazel3121
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always visit \Killerton on our NT tickets. Love the trees, love the house, one of our favourites.. not too busy, always plenty of space to walk and not see a soul.

Thank bobnsuebudden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Killerton gardens and surrounding woods are so lovely to walk around. Whatever the weather you will not be disappointed. We ended up in the cafe after a rainy day walk for a hot bowl of soup, coffee and a cake to warm up. Bliss!

Thank FaeryMoor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I prefer to sit outside when possible so you can here, their cakes are good if a bit pricey. You're not rushed and can sit for hours with a cup or two!

Thank LAROSA_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Killerton in a howling gale, our party explored the house and the cafe. The house is interesting, with its history of a family involved on both sides of the 'Votes for Women' campaign in the early 20th Century. The extensive grounds would be wonderful...More

Thank Celia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Killerton house and gardens is my M5 motorway services. I stop off here on the way to the West Country. Although it was October, my last visit happened to be the busiest day they had had all year, and the cafe had run out of...More

Thank eric_macblaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Killerton before but only to grounds and restaurant. Visited to see Suffragette Exhibition, lots to see and some very interesting information and cine film shows how things were. It seems some of the Ackand family were pro sufferage and some were not, breakfast...More

Thank dolores1066
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WonkyWanderers
6 November 2018|
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Response from kevmogg | Reviewed this property |
Not seen any on the 3 occasions we have been there
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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
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lblatscc
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.
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