Killerton walking through ancient woods
Killerton Estate
1 hour walks
Columbjohn Chapel
Columbjohn Chapel
Free National Trust Estate Walks

Walk 1 Dobury Hillfort ,Killerton's Missing Mansion & Columbjohn (2.8 miles)

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 300 years old.The forest itself once enjoyed Roman occupation.

A There is a steady climb to Doburty Hillfort, dating back to the early Iron Age. Nearby the Romans built a fort.

B One of the most spectacular Viewpoints in the area.

C Ruins of Killerton's Lost Mansion recently discovered and surveyed.

Killerton's Lost Mansion

D Turn left then take a few steps and turn right to continue along the back of 'Killerton's Folly', with woods on your right.

E Columbjohn Chapel built in on the lands owned by the Johannes de Culum.
You'll also find remains of a mansion.
The track from here along the farm can be muddy.

Nearest Pubs: Silverton or Broadclyst.

Walk 1  
altitude range
19 - 72 m
quality of track
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Walk 2 Killerton to Ashclyst (3.5 miles)

Killerton House
Killerton House

Killerton to Ashclyst (3.5 miles)

Walk 3 Killerton to Broadclyst (4.2 miles)

Killerton to Broadclyst

Walk 4 Killerton to Silverton (6.8 miles)

Killerton to Silverton

Nearest café : Stables Café ,Killerton

parking Killerton Car Park or the old Post Office on your left just as you cross the Motor Way

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Walk 1

Walk 2

 Walks near Killerton:
  Broadclyst - Killerton
Two easy and pleasant circular walks from Broadclyst to Killerton.
  Ashclyst Forest
Various easy walks and trails through a forest now maintained by the National Trust
  Broadclyst Windmill
Gentle walks towards Broadclyst's windmill.

map of Killerton footpaths