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Devon Offers & Links

Killerton NT by bus then ¾ mile

A fine 18th century house with an 18th-20th century costume collection displayed in period rooms. Victorian laundry. Chapel. Hillside garden. Circular walks through the parkland and estate woods. Restaurant, tearoom and picnic area.
Open Mar-Oct, Daily 1100-1600. Park and Garden Daily from 1000 all year.
Bus 1 from near station to Killerton Turn (watch for NT sign after Broadclyst), then ¾ mile walk. 10 minutes journey, M-S every 20 minutes, Sun & BH every 2 hours. Operated by Stagecoach.
The buses start from Exeter Bus Station and also pass Polsloe Bridge.

Stay on the Killerton Estate

The National Trust has many holiday cottages in Devon, including some on the Killerton Estate: National Trust Holidays

Budlake Old Post Office NT by bus then ¼ mile

This small thatched cottage near Killerton was the village post office until the 1950s. Cottage garden with roses, herbs and vegetables. Refreshments and other facilities at Killerton ½ mile (see above).
Open please see website.
Bus as Killerton above, but only ¼ mile walk.

Clyston Mill and Marker's Cottage NT by bus

The working water-powered Clyston Mill is in a picturesque seeting by the River Clyst, surrounded by farmland and orchards. Marker's Cottage is a medieval cob cottage with a thatched roof smoke-blackened timbers. Garden and blacksmith's workshop.
Open please see website.
Bus as Killerton above but alight Broadclyst, 7 minutes journey. If you plan to combine this with a visit to Killerton please remember that a break of journey is not permitted with bus single or return tickets.
Note: There is a clearly signposted 3 mile cycle route between Killerton and Broadclyst (highlighted on map) and this is an easier route to follow than the 2¼ miles by footpath.

Pinhoe map Killerton and Broadclyst map

Explorer Map 114 Exeter & Exe Valley

Explorer Map 115 Exmouth & Sidmouth

Explorer Map OL44 Torquay & Dawlish