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Airborne Academy offers a bespoke service that bonds clients with their innerj health for life!
You may book Christina individually or as part of a group, she currently works with a group of World Challenge Teenagers taking the huge trek over to Peru, she has a GB team Nordic walker & recently trained with an Olympic swimmer growing her expertise in swim stroke for both open water & indoor events.

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Susan Whitlock

11 June 2018

Beautiful hardens with plenty of space for children to play and run and adults to relax and unwind. The volunteers in the house were very knowledgeable about the history of the house and the items inside. They were very approachable and ready to answer questions. It was an enjoyable experience. More...

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Robert Saunders

2 June 2018

Killerton House is a beautiful place with stunning grounds. Despite being only a few miles out of Exeter, you would think you're in the middle of nowhere with rolling country side being the only view. On a sunny day the gardens are the main attraction. We often take a picnic and chairs with us and just sit in the gardens for the afternoon. There is a lovely little shop selling some great local produce, a cafe serving delicious food and there are walks that are suitable for all. I highly recommend visiting if you get the opportunity. More...

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Jaimie Hillier

28 May 2018

What a fantastic & interesting place! Who knew that nestling in the Devon countryside was this little gem.
The views from the house across the rolling countryside are stunning and the grounds are so peaceful.
Currently there is an exhibition about the struggles of the suffragette movement & a tale of inner family disagreements. At the end, as a straw pole, you can "vote" as to whether you think 16 year olds should be given the vote.
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Sarah Memmory

18 May 2018

Beautiful house and lovely aches of gardens and woodland. We are National Trust members, so cost was free.

Parking is good and if non National Trust is £3.

We had cakes and tea and the tea rooms at the back of the house. It was table service, which is unusual for a NT, but was lovely.

The walk from the car park to the house was not bad. However there is a good buggy for anyone with mobility issues.

Fab visit and will go back
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Gerard Harris

20 April 2018

Killerton is only a short detour from the M5, the main motorway to Devon. It is a joy to stop off and have a coffee and enjoy the house and gardens. You park in the old walled garden and walk through the stables which contain the cafe, shop and plant centre. It's always worth a look around these places. You approach the house along a very pleasant drive and you can enjoy the views over the pleasant Devon countryside. The house is not massive but it must have been very comfortable. The NT usually have a theme and the year I visited was the centenary of the suffragette movement. The inhabitants of the house back then occupied both camps so that must have been interesting. This place is well worth a visit. More...

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Federica Smith

11 April 2018

A lovely place for all the family, lots to do and great walks. Many areas buggy friendly and able to go up into this woodland. Great exhibition at present on the sufferage. Highly recommend a national trust membership. More...

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Anna Branson

8 April 2018

As will most national trust venues this was interesting and enjoyable for adults and children alike. We visited during Easter hols to do the Easter egg hunt and it was very very busy over lunch time. However, the bright and cheery staff coped well. We were wrapped up warm and in waterproofs as it was muddy when wet but that just adds to the fun for our adventurers! More...

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Kaya Freeman

4 April 2018

Haven't even covered all of the grounds yet! Visited twice with my four year old. Great fun exploring the gardens. My only criticism is that like many similar properties it could do with some more child-friendly and interactive displays inside the house

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Alan West

1 April 2018

Went to see the toad of toad Hall exhibition just before Christmas, a real treat. Had a very pleasant walk around the grounds, looking forward to going back in the summer. Well worth a visit, a wonderful day out. More...

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Danny Halliday

1 April 2018

Lovely property. Really nice grounds. They are visited with large lawns, open grasslands, a forest, some planted gardens. There are two cafes and a restaurant and a really nice shop. Well worth a visit.

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Gary Hockney

21 February 2018

Amazing views. Great variety of walks to cater for everyone. Main house was very interesting with lots of history. Children loved it especially the rope swings and the bear hut.

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janice ellins

20 February 2018

We are members of the National trust so entrance for us was free as was the car park .Prices vary from payment for car park to walk the many footpaths around the estate , to entrance to house ,gardens ,walks etc The house is the home to the N T costume collection ,some of which are always on display The theme for this season is Votes for women and there are displays in each room covering this This subject divided this family and you get to see both sides of the campaign and how they were affected
As usual there are paintings and furniture on display as well
The immediate groups outside at the moment are awash with snowdrops with the promise of more daffodils to come a few are already in flower . The bear house and ice house are worth a visit the rockery is unsuitable for wheelchairs as is the ice house But the views from the top paths are lovely The "Chapel " is also worth a visit the trees close by are a mass of pink/purple cyclamen which is amazing
There's plenty of room for children to run and a couple of play areas with logs etc to climb on and swings in one and a slide in the other
The guides were informative and friendly The cafe looked good although we didn't eat there There's a second hand bookshop as well as the NT plant sales and shop
Nearby at Broad cyst are other parts of the estate that can be visited
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syd akbari-lynn

17 February 2018

Wonderful grounds, lovely walk around the estate - the house itself is good fun as well. Nice cafe for a post walk drink and it caters for dogs and babies so everyone can enjoy themselves.

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Teecee

11 February 2018

Nice place for a walk, lots of trails to choose from. I would recommend leaving the house gardens and exploring the parkland for some stunning views. The stables cafe is always worth a visit for its coffee and cake More...

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Jon Hare

24 January 2018

A superb property with heaps of grounds to walk the dogs around. Can get very muddy when wet but that's English weather! Extremely dog friendly throughout with a lovely coffee shop and decent selection of cakes to refresh afterwards. More...

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James Melrose

21 January 2018

We've only walked in the parts of the grounds which allow dogs. The walking directions here are confusing (although I've heard this is the case with a lot of national trust walks). To start the walk you need to walk through the visitors centre (even with dogs), and the exit you need to walk through the gift shop, we found this confusing when we went the first time. Dogs are also welcome in the café. The grounds here are very scenic and make a perfect walk in early autumn when the leaves are starting to change colour. The walk we did is described as being two hours, however this depends on your individual pacing, we managed to do it within 50 minutes. Last time we were here we found that none of the parking ticket machines we working properly for members tickets, so you may want to locate a working one before parking too far away. More...

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Tricia Cage

6 January 2018

Just visited the Wind in the Willows Christmas decorations. As always the volunteers have done an amazing job, and catered for all ages. Whilst the gardens were not at their best, due to copious amounts of rain, the kids loved walking, running and jumping in the mud. Perfect for the whole family. More...

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Ashley Dyer

30 December 2017

The winter exhibition itioms are always fantastic! Our 1 year old lived the Wind in the Willows this year and the older ones always enjoy the trails. Dogs can have a great walk around the outside of the grounds but aren't allowed in the formal gardens. More...

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Veronica Stubbs

16 December 2017

The house's theme this year is "wind in the willows". Absolutely marvellous, both for the very young and not so young. Beautifully decorated in side and out. Coincided with a Farmer's Marker, enjoyed a proper sausage in a bun, what's not to like More...

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Mike T

14 December 2017

Located in extensive grounds, the house has lots of walks in the forest to explore. When we visited, the "Wind in the Willows" exhibition was running. One of the household guides exhibited extensive knowledge of the various past occupants and the tour was pleasurable. There is the usual gift shop, cafe and charity book store. Very enjoyable. More...

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Claire Johns

9 December 2017

Creative, quite intimate Christmas display. Presumption that Wind in the Willows story is known, so you may need to prepare your children with the story.
Light trail pretty.

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Mike Pearce

18 November 2017

One of our favourite places to visit. We live locally and love to explore at Killerton. Several places to eat and drink, lots of paths to explore through woodland and farmland. There are often events such as farmers markets and craft fairs, particularly around Christmas which are great. Also a weekly parkrun which takes an amazing route around the woods and paths. More...

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Coralie Cherrett

16 November 2017

Lovely house and gardens. Always trails for children to do in the house and out. Gorgeous views across Devon fields. Can't wait for the Xmas decorations!

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Steve Hillier

16 November 2017

Amazing place in the autumn, the garden is beautiful, with an incredible collection of trees from all over the world. Lovey to walk around. The coffee shop does excellent cappuccinos, even if they manage to make it feel a little like a school canteen with the tray setup. Also check out the dairy cafe inside the gardens, really nice! Will be great when all the building work is finished, and you can go inside the house again.. More...

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Adrian R

12 November 2017

Gardens good for walking. I have not been in the house for years but it is a fairly typical National Trust house. Some interesting history. Plenty of choice of place to have a drink. More...

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Steve Spencer

1 November 2017

Visited when the weather was great but the house was under repair (ground floor only was available to visitors). The grounds are great for youngsters and dog walkers. Ground floor of the house was ok with friendly and informative staff. More...

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M White1

30 October 2017

I arrived at Killerton National Trust on Wednesday. The staff were very engaging and able to relay interesting facts about the estate and the political history of the former owners.

The walk around the grounds was most pleasant, and the opportunity to step into the chapel was excellent. After a few hours at Killerton, I decided to treat myself to a pot of tea and a slice of cake; I found this to be good value for money.

I would revisit Killerton National Trust and would recommend a walk around the house, garden and tea room. The only thing which was a bit of a let down was the upstairs accommodation was out of bounds due to work being carried out on the roof.
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Jackie Dykes

25 October 2017

We stopped here on the way home from our holiday. Very interesting in the house and the gardens were kept lovely.

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roger jones

23 October 2017

An interesting national trust property being the nearest to us we visit several times a year always has a really good Christmas display.

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TheSuperkoz

26 September 2017

Fantastic stately home with an interesting history. The grounds are extensive and a lovely place to walk around. The restaurant was very nice too.

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Alistair Sturt

8 September 2017

Better than most national trust locations for a family and worth a visit. Given 5 stars as have bee. To more interesting national trust locations (and far worse)

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Sue Gibson

4 September 2017

Love it here, great dog walks, lovely views, amazing house. Great cafe. It gets very busy weekends so go early. Great for all ages.

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Ken Norris

28 August 2017

Nice little house to visit, good walking in the gardens and the woods to find the secret places and remains of old buildings. Good food.

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Ben Moseley

7 August 2017

Lovely place to visit. Lots of parking and beautiful walks. Rained on the day we came but still plenty to occupy the kids. Once the roof is replaced we will be back for the full house tour! More...

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Verity Rosen

3 August 2017

Nice house but shame the first floor not accessible due to roof repairs. Good tour of the garden in golf cart and very informative guide. Nice lunch in the stables cafe. Could have explored more. Would go back. More...

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Neil Ewins

2 August 2017

Fantastic place to visit there is so much to do there. the gardens are stunning with magnificent views. the planting and forestry has some very unusual trees. The house in the grounds is wonderful inside and worth a visit. Great tea rooms where you can sit in the gardens. A fantastic place to take photographs. More...

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Gray Lane

1 August 2017

Lovely day out in stunning surroundings. Works ongoing which didn't impact on our visit. The lost house is worth a visit at the top of the ridge.

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Harvey Room

10 July 2017

Large grounds. Ideal if you want to explore.
Car parking is free to members of the National Trust.
Nice tea room which is situated not far from the car park.
Separate room for access into the grounds.
There is a short walk to the main building.
Restaurant is situated at the other side of main building. Lots of choice on the menu.
Explore the grounds once you've visited the property.
This place is great for picnics.
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Andy001z

9 July 2017

Lovely food and views, nice gardens and a lovely lawn to laze about on while the kids will down a hill. Tip picnic area in top carpark has space for kids to play and small set of toys.

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Andrew Jenkins

30 May 2017

Got scaffolding around the house at the moment, roof refurbishment taking place. Lovely grounds and Wisteria growing on the house front. Otherwise, beautiful National Trust property. More...

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Rob Bradshaw

2 May 2017

First time ive visited killerton found the whole experience interesting theres plenty of outside space with woodland walkways and stunnimg scenery theres places to eat and drink a shop and small centre to buy plants the house is interesting to walk around with guides all helpful theres even an electric vehicle for people that cant make the 300yard walk from the carpark to the house. The facilities are excellent . I will be going back as there is plenty to see . More...

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Kathryn Choi Auer

29 April 2017

My family and I enjoyed a very pleasant walk around the gardens of Killerton followed by lunch in their cafe. We all enjoyed the dishes that we had. There is no wifi available in Killerton though. More...

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Nick Miles

22 April 2017

Quality NT gardens. Plant selection to buy is presented brilliantly - although it was a sunny day!

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Chris Ellison

19 April 2017

Did a Park Run here and loved it. Beautiful views and lovely place for a jog. Would visit again for similar or family walks etc if in area.

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Lee Isaac

25 March 2017

excellent place to visit , informative friendly staff and one of if not the best garden's to walk around . Definitely going back for another visit.

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Andy Tyler

6 March 2017

Lovely gardens, and a large amount of publicly-open land for gentle walks.
The café in the entrance courtyard is OK, but the one in the house serves much nicer coffee...

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Jack Parsons

17 February 2017

A lovely house and an even better garden. I would recommend walking up to the chapel; it is a lovely site!

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Meeshy Stone

4 February 2017

I loved it. I had the good fortune of going just before Xmas and I was in for a treat. There was a farmers market and the house was fully decorated. I'll be returning as there was so much to see I'm sure I missed something. The staff were all friendly too. More...

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Andy Retter

31 January 2017

Two visits in a month! That's a pre Xmas walk on the surrounding bridleways plus stopping at the gift shop. Then a cycle out and stopped at the cafe. Both enjoyable.

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Robert Westaway

18 January 2017

An excellent National Trust Property. both house and gardens are well worth a visit and they host a Parkrun on Saturday mornings.

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Dan Slade

18 January 2017

We regularly take the family here for walks. reasonable variety for walking. lovely little Café tucked away is worth a stop for a quick coffee and cake.

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Mario Trabucco della Torretta

13 January 2017

An 18th century country house surrounded by a beautifully lanscaped garden. Look forward to see it again in spring!

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Matt Evans

2 January 2017

Really nice place to visit any time of the year. You can walk the grounds without having to go into the house if you are looking for a nice walk.

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Stuart Elks

1 January 2017

Another good National Trust property. Large grounds, nice house. Dogs allowed in a lot of the grounds. They put on an excellent themed Christmas - a fairytale for 2016.

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Chris Gower

15 December 2016

This is a nice house. It has a nice tearoom with lovely views across the surrounding countryside. It also has a 'Ha Ha', which proves the Victorians had a sense of humour.

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Steve gunter

1 December 2016

Fantastic house with a Gothic Fairytale themed Xmas decoration. Masses of grounds to walk around. Fantastic family day out.

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James Powell

7 November 2016

Beautiful place absolutely stunning well worth a visit. Go to the tea rooms too. The grounds are awesome and you could spend days here.

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Shane Goddard

27 October 2016

Lovely place. Lovely grounds, interesting house.

Very nice selection of cakes/coffees/teas.

A very pleasant place to visit

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Rich Osborne

27 October 2016

Great family fun, loads of outdoor games hid in the trees and a multitude of seasonal events to keep young ones occupied in the holidays.

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Lee Hopper

21 September 2016

This was a lovely day out. There is so much to see here and so large, you can spend an whole day here. I would recommend going on a non-rainy day and taking a picnic - you can sit and look out over the rolling hills. Great for families, couples, or singles. More...

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Ian Macfarlane

16 September 2016

The house isn't particularly fancy compared to e.g. Knightshayes in Tiverton, but the grounds are lovely and they often have activities on. 2nd hand bookshop and plant shop in the entrace area. More...

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John Bowen

31 August 2016

Beautiful gardens, great walks. Really stunning. Food is average so bring your own or support the trust by buying locally

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Nick Birkett-Smith

31 August 2016

Great NT property with lovely (and large) grounds and a very good cafe. Fairly limited play equipment for kids but there's plenty of exploring to be done instead!

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Steve Duncan

31 August 2016

Beautiful grounds: gorgeous throughout the year. Nice little coffee and ice cream shop just opened behind the house with fantastic views.

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Tim Copley

28 August 2016

What a great day out with the kids. Wednesdays during school summer holidays are theme days - spent the day chasing pirates. If that's not your thing escape to the lovely gardens! More...

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Gavin Gracie

10 August 2016

Fantastic walks through very varied grounds ranging from forests, glens, open plains and deer park! Nationakl Trusdt have several very well documented maps giving exact way points (mostlyu weel signposted anyway). The usual fantastic National Trust cafes and all very child and dog friendly. Look out for special events. More...

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Paul Elliott

21 July 2016

Loved our visit here loads for the boy's to enjoy also x

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Mark Cooke

9 July 2016

Another beautiful national trust site.

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Simon Pocock

7 March 2016

Lovely park and house, plenty of space and not too crowded. The Saturday morning parkrun is wonderful too.

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Andy Gill

26 January 2016

Nice grounds and house, good insight into some of Tiverton's history. Open in the winter time too including the cafe.

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Rhys Thomas

13 December 2015

Nice grounds and house. Slightly expensive refreshments but that seems par for the course for NT properties nowadays.

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