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Lovely visit

Another gem to visit. Lovely grounds to keep you busy all day. House was nice, volunteers very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
laa7
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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Glorious!

Beautiful grounds. Nice simple food. Charming staff. Top facilities. The National Trust is national... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rashid m
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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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Killerton House and grounds were gifted to the National Trust in 1943 by a man who believed that he was giving a gift to the nation for their enjoyment and wellbeing. I have no objection to paying a charge to visit the house and cultivated...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another gem to visit. Lovely grounds to keep you busy all day. House was nice, volunteers very friendly. Cafe was good. Nice cream tea although some scones were very flat and others as they should be so we had to ask to swap the flat...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank laa7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds. Nice simple food. Charming staff. Top facilities. The National Trust is national treasure.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rashid m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a lot bigger than first thought. Lovely well kept grounds. Only 3 house tours a day. Plenty of places to eat and have a drink You could spend at least half a day here

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to Killerton on a cool Sunday. The gardens and grounds are worth a walk around with plenty of colour. The old post office is also worth walking to for a nostalgic visit to past times. Busy cafes with a good selection of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TLPaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house on the ground floor is about the time the forestry commission was set up and the different owners though time. The volunteers in each room where excellent on their knowledge of the house. On the fisrt floor is a costume exhibition about materials...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a really lovely day out, walked around the grounds and the weather was lovely. Our walk was beautiful through the woods, and was really enjoyable. The house is also lovely and all staff are really friendly. Good day out, will be going again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 876martha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a rainy day as I wanted to view the house and was happy to go back when the weather was brighter to enjoy the gardens. The gardens are beautiful from what I saw, even in the rain. The house was very nice,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nuzzzzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely lunch in a local pub we went for a walk around the huge grounds at killerton,it was a beautiful day and we walked about 4 miles,along the walk we managed to see some beautiful blue bells and primroses,wild garlic in abundance and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mrsshakey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this visit we simply went to see the primroses, magnolias, and rhododendrons and any other spring flowers.The gardens were lovely even this early in the year. We have visited the estate many times so did not visit the house or church but would highly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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201stephaniei
January 25, 2019|
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Response from WendyJanetNT | Property representative |
Dear Stephanie, To get around the formal garden at Killerton there are hard paths that are absolutely fine for a pushchair. Due to the recent wet weather the parkland is quite muddy and not so easy to get a pushchair around... More
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Jo50
December 12, 2018|
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Response from WendyJanetNT | Property representative |
Hi Jo50, I would recommend about 40 minutes to see the house and a further 40 minutes for the garden. In case you did not know, at Christmas the house operates on a timed ticket system, which we advise booking in advance... More
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WonkyWanderers
November 5, 2018|
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Not seen any on the 3 occasions we have been there
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