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Killerton garden, Devon

National Trust

Killerton garden, Devon

a property of the National Trust.

by National Trust

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Published by Country Life for the National Trust in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL17441109M

  Killerton House at Broadclyst near Exeter is a great place to see snowdrops and daffodils in the historic landscaped garden. It’s accessible for everyone and is the best place to see an exciting. We enjoyed our visit to Killerton and were able to snag a table in the cafe after our tour. The carrot and coriander soup hit the spot on a coolish August day and the pork and homity pies were delicious as well. Although we did have a brief walk around the gardens, wish we had /5(K).

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.   Home & garden Health & fitness Family Travel A foodie walk through Killerton, Devon (call to book). Otherwise, the stable block tearoom serves drinks and a .

  Killerton Front Park and Dolbury Hill, Devon: walk of the week This week's exclusive National Trust walk explores a tranquil pastureland and an Iron Age hill fort with tales of . Outside, Killerton is a beautiful example of an 18thth century estate, its small formal garden leading out to around 10 square miles of landscaped parkland and woodland, a mix of the straightforward and the exotic (weird things like Tulip Trees, and a 'Deodar Glen' planted to resemble Himalayan forest).


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Killerton garden, Devon by National Trust Download PDF EPUB FB2

Off the beaten track, you can discover three of Killerton's hidden gems. Nestled by the River Clyst sits Clyston Mill, a working watermill. In the heart of Broadclyst you'll find Marker's, a medieval house steeped in history, and just a stone's throw away from Killerton House is a 's post office with charming cottage : Covering 7, acres, Killerton is a substantial agricultural estate combining productive farmland Devon book sizeable areas of woodland, as well as the two villages of Broadclyst and Budlake.

At the heart of the estate is a fine 18th-century house, surrounded by a glorious landscape garden and : Sian Evans, National Trust. More about buying ebooks from us Covering 7, acres, Killerton is a substantial agricultural estate combining productive farmland and sizeable areas of woodland, as well as the two villages of Broadclyst and Budlake.

At the heart of the estate is a fine 18th-century house, surrounded by a glorious landscape garden and parkland. 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. The garden at Killerton Crunch along the gravel paths to marvel at the countryside views or stroll in woods to admire Killerton's international collection of trees.

Whatever the season there is something spectacular in the garden at Killerton. National Trust Killerton, Exeter, Devon. K likes. This is the official National Trust facebook page for Killerton.

book your table for delicious dining at the Killerton Kitchen restaurant now. Killerton gardens and parkland are closed. The whole estate will be closing at 2pm. Sir Richard Acland did just that with his Killerton Estate in the heart of Devon, when he gave it to the Trust in Today you’ll find a welcoming Georgian house set in 2, hectares (6, acres) of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards.

A National Trust property, the garden is principally the creation of the Aclands, one of Devon’s oldest families. They employed John Veitch, the famous Exeter nurseryman, to plant the extensive grounds. Consequently the hilly woodland surrounding the house is packed with rare and unusual trees and shrubs.

National Trust Killerton, Exeter, Devon. K likes. This is the official National Trust facebook page for Killerton/5(). A family friendly theatre show in Killerton's garden In the summer, the garden comes alive with captivating theatre performances.

The last show will see Heartbreak Productions bring to life David Walliams' top-rated book 'Ratburger'. Bring a rug or a chair and prepare to be entertained.

The Devon Gardens Trust was established in The charity aims to promote awareness of Devon’s historic designed landscapes and to actively seek to conserve and enhance the gardens of the county. We aim: to promote the wider understanding and appreciation of the historic gardens of Devon through research and garden visits.

Killerton, Exeter, Devon. likes. Killerton is an 18th-century house in Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, England, which, with its hillside garden and /5(25). Killerton Park is an ideal base for exploring all that Devon has to offer. You’ll be just a minute drive to the seaside town of Topsham, where you can soak up its maritime history.

Go a little further south for vast golden beach, Sandy Bay. 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. Killerton near Exeter Devon early April. Killerton garden in early May. Killerton house and garden. White Rhododendron.

Killerton house. Aesculus coming into leaf. Killerton house and garden. Autumn at Killerton. Magnolia. Killerton chapel. Autumn at Killerton. The Bear House. Killerton House, built in –9, brings to life generations of the Aclands, one of Devon's oldest families.

Killerton's beautiful garden is a gem, created by John Veitch, it homes fabulous plants, rare tress and is surrounded by rolling Devon countryside. Killerton House is beautiful hillside garden for all seasons set in the rolling devon countryside.

Killerton House and Gardens near Exeter are surrounded by beautiful parkland in one of the most beautiful Devonshire countryside settings. Explore the beautiful Gardens of Killerton Killerton is a famous woodland hillside garden full of splendid old and special trees including innumerable record-breaking specimens, many introduced by the plantsman Veitch, rare shrubs, beautiful herbaceous borders, crocus, daffodils, bluebells, an ice-house.

A huge estate with walks through the park, woods and Devon on: Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX5 3LE, United Kingdom. National Trust Historic House with Landscaped beautiful mature Gardens. Skip navigation Sign in. Search. Morris Traveller Killerton to Broadclyst, Devon - Duration: Liz Rhodes 2,   During one Summer many years ago I was working at Killerton Garden, outside of Exeter.

I loved it. Today I went back and visited the garden and Broadclyst, the village where I. 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 Location: PO WA5 7WD.Christmas at Killerton is over for another year.

Check back later in year to find out about Christmas at Killerton In the heart of Broadclyst you'll find Marker's, a medieval house steeped in history, and just a stone's throw away from Killerton House is a 's post office with charming cottage garden.

Killerton is full of adventure for families, with plenty of wide open space to walk, cycle and play on the historic estate.