Killerton House

Killerton House

Fine 18th-century house with hillside garden and estate. Delightful hillside garden featuring rhododendrons, magnolias, and rare trees.

Stunning parkland walks all year round. Killerton house is home to the National Trust’s biggest fashion collection, with more than 20,000 items of historic clothing and accessories. The collection, which includes pieces from as far back as the 17th century, was started by Paulise de Bush before it was taken on by the team at Killerton in the 1970s. As it’s impossible to display every item at once, the fashion team create regular exhibitions on the first floor of the house. Each exhibition showcases about 80-100 items from the collection.

Visit website

  • Items on display from the 'Thirsty for Fashion' exhibition

    Remodelled items from the Killerton collection on display, for the 'Thirsty for Fashion' exhibition

  • Garden

    Discover the Veitch designed gardens with hidden treasures such as the Bear's hut, rock garden and ice house.

  • Music room

    Walk through this intimate and friendly eighteenth century house, discover artefacts such as the old organ and piano.

  • Library

    Walk through the library designed in 1778 and find the secret cupboard disguised by an amusing set of false book-spines.

Admission & prices

See Killerton's website for opening times and prices:

Find us

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 J29. Keep right onto Honiton road/A3015, take 4th exit at the roundabout and 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. There are 6 electric vehicle charging points are available.

Parking: 280 yards. Follow signs to main visitor car park (not up the main drive to the house).

By train: Pinhoe, 4½ miles; Whimple, 6 miles; Exeter Central and St David's, both 7 miles

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


  • Parking available
  • Toilets On-Site
  • Wheelchair access
  • Cafe on-site
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Stables Coffee Shop (dog friendly) and Killerton Kitchen Café (opens with the house) serves drinks, cakes, light lunches and snacks

Baby-changing facilities

Wheelchair access to house

Killerton House

T: 01392 881345

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Killerton House

Killerton House

Exeter, DEVON EX5 3LE