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garden at Killerton, Devon.

Anne Acland

garden at Killerton, Devon.

by Anne Acland

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Published by National Trust in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Trust.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16675202M

Killerton, Devon, England / Acland family Killerton, near Exeter in Devon has a history long intertwined (since the s) with the Acland family, who were increasingly wealthy and always politically active, each generation through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries serving as an MP. As the their main home until , the house has seen many.   Killerton, as a house, is a quirky architectural patchwork but this has made it very ‘ liveable’. Its gardens and parkland are the combination of the work and vision of both the owners, generations of the Acland family who acquired the estate in the early 17thc, and the gardeners, generations of the Veitch family who were also nurserymen and plant hunters and who worked for the .

  Thank you for taking your time to review your visit to Killerton. We are glad that you enjoyed the Classic car day, the house, garden and the cafe. Classic car day will be back next year on the 13th May, hopefully we will see you then. Best wishes, the Killerton teamK TripAdvisor reviews. Enjoy beautiful landscape gardens, endless parkland and a wonderful Georgian family home at the Killerton House in Devon. The Killerton House is a National Trust property and is expertly kept, with over 6, acres of varying landscapes throughout the estate, including woodland, parkland, working farmland, orchards and hidden cottages.

  We visited Killerton particularly for the Classic Car show 17th May and we were not disappointed. The gardens and grounds are lovely with acres of parkland to walk around. Great if you have a dog. The house is small, but what I particularly liked was the relaxed atmosphere while walking from room to roomK TripAdvisor reviews.   A stunning event in the beautiful grounds of the National Trust Estate at Killerton, North East of Exeter. The terrain is all off road with a good mixture of surfaces: fields, forest and trails with a nice variety of flat and hills to keep the run exciting and interesting. The race shows off the best of what the Estate has to offer - open parkland, landscaped gardens and even an iron age fort.


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Garden at Killerton, Devon by Anne Acland Download PDF EPUB FB2

The car park, garden, park, toilets, Killerton Kitchen Café, tea trailer, shop and plant sales at Killerton are now open. You’ll need to book tickets online or by calling by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.

We'll be releasing tickets every Devon. book Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3LE, Devon. National Trust to reopen Killerton garden in Devon. People will be able to book their tickets in advance on property web pages from today (May 29).

They will be. Please book ahead before visiting. The car park, garden, park and toilets at Killerton are open and you need to. book tickets before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be Devon. book tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked.

Killerton House, Devon September 7, By The Frustrated Gardener. I have had an on/off relationship with the Victorian gardens at Killerton in Devon for almost 20 years.

Its close proximity to the M5 makes it a great staging garden at Killerton on the long trek to Cornwall, so I have often stopped to stretch my legs in this lovely spot. National Trust Killerton, Exeter, Devon. K likes.

This is the official National Trust facebook page for Killerton/5(91). Killerton's Gardens. The gardens at Kilerton include an acre hillside garden within acres of woodland, originally created at the time the house was built by Scotsman John Veitch. Veitch was an interesting character; the story goes that he walked from Edinburgh to London to look for work.

Visiting Killerton: what you need to know. We're looking forward to welcoming you back. If you're booking a visit to Killerton, read this article to find everything you need to know about travelling here, what's open and what to expect from your visit.

We've made some changes to our usual offer, to help keep everyone safe. Please book ahead before visiting The car park, garden, park, toilets, Killerton Kitchen Café, tea trailer, shop and plant sales at Killerton are now open.

You’ll need to book tickets online or by calling by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to. Summary.

The neighbouring counties of Devon and Cornwall offer a rich selection of historic houses across a broad expanse of English history, from medieval times through the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian eras and into the twentieth century. Buckland Abbey is the oldest property in our selection, dating back to the 13 th century, and once the home of one of England’s greatest adventurers.

Killerton 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 and is open to the public. The National Trust displays the house as a comfortable home.

On display in the house is a collection of 18th- to 20th-century costumes, originally known as the Paulise de Bush collection, shown in period. The Garden at Killerton, guidebook, (National Trust ) A Acland, A Devon Family () Killerton Park and Garden: Historic Landscape Survey and Management Plan, (Nicholas Pearson Associates ) Killerton, guidebook, (National Trust ) Maps A Map of Killerton, (Devon Record Office) A Map of the Barton of Culm John, (Devon.

Killerton House is beautiful hillside garden for all seasons set in the rolling devon countryside. If you want to take a break near Killerton House and Gardens, why not stay in one of our recommended hotels. Look now for places to stay near Killerton House Gardens Read Articles in.

Snowdrops at Killerton 2 - Killerton House near Exeter. Killerton House at Broadclyst near Exeter is a great place to see snowdrops and daffodils in the historic landscaped garden.

It’s. Summary. The neighboring counties of Devon and Cornwall offer a rich selection of historic houses across a broad expanse of English history, from medieval times through the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian eras and into the 20th century.

Buckland Abbey is the oldest property in our selection, dating back to the 13th century, and once the home of one of England’s greatest adventurers. The announcement came after the UK government updated its advice on ticketed garden venues on confirming that people in England can now visit gardens.

Restaurants near Killerton: ( mi) Killerton Kitchen ( mi) harry ramsden ( mi) Red Panda ( mi) The Daisy Cafe ( mi) Harry's Restaurant; View all restaurants near Killerton on Tripadvisor/5(K). The car park, garden, parkland, chapel, shop and refreshment kiosk are all open. Pre-booked visits only, from or tel:   Killerton: Good grounds and Gardens - See 1, traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Exeter, UK, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

Walk 1 Dobury Hillfort,Killerton's Missing Mansion & Columbjohn ( miles) Difficulty: This delightful walk skirts Killerton Gardens,given to the National Trust by Sir Richard Acland.

In spring the woods are almost flooded with bluebells and ramsons. Many trees are over years forest itself once enjoyed Roman occupation. About. COVID Update: Killerton House is open for pre-booked visits only. Purchase your tickets from or A family home and a great estate.

Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland with fine 18th-century house. We travel down to Killerton, with its countless trees and sparking rock garden, and further still to The Garden House, a romantic and richly-planted garden. The small private garden of Holbrook and the great Gothic Revival house and gardens of Knightshayes Court round off a richly endowed tour.Killerton House Fine 18th-century house with costume collection, hillside garden and estate.

Home to the 'Paulise de Bush' costume collection, with over 9, outfits. Delightful hillside garden featuring rhododendrons, magnolias, and rare trees. Stunning parkland walks all year round. Discovery centre brings history and the environment to life.Welcome to The Garden House. Come and explore one of the finest gardens in Britain.

About our garden If you're looking for an inspiring day out on Dartmoor you will love The Garden House. Stroll around the colourful, dramatic gardens and enjoy finding new views at every turn. Children love the garden trail and exploring secret pathways.