- Killerton House, Killerton, EX5 3LE
- 01392 881345
Fine 18th-century house with costume collection, hillside garden and estate. The surrounding parkland and woods offer beautiful circular walks.
Killerton is is an 18th-century house in Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, England, which, with its hillside garden and estate, has been owned by the National Trust since 1944 and is open to the public. The estate covers some 25 square kilometres (6100 acres). On display in the house is a collection of 18th- to 20th-century costumes, shown in period rooms.
Built for the Acland family in 1778, the National Trust displays the house as a comfortable home.
The garden was created in the 1770s by John Veitch, one of the leading landscape designers of the time. It features rhododendrons, magnolias, herbaceous borders and rare trees, as well as an ice house and early 19th-century summer house. The surrounding parkland and woods offer a number of circular walks.
Killerton was given to the National Trust by British politician Sir Richard Acland.