East Devon

Properties and events in East Devon

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Clyston Mill on the Killerton estate

National Trust, Clyston Mill, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3DX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Step back in time to discover how Victorian engineering harnessed the power of water in this historic mill.

Columbjohn Chapel and the Gatehouse Arch on the Killerton Estate

Columbjohn Farm, Rewe, Exeter, Devon, EX5 4ER
In person
Pre-booking not required

Columbjohn Chapel and Gatehouse Arch: intriguing remains of an ornate C16th arch, isolated Chapel and the site of a lost Tudor mansion. Exeter University carried out an excavation of the area in May 2024. Come and find out what they found.

Killerton House, Garden and Park

National Trust, Killerton House, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy Killerton's glorious landscaped garden, extensive parkland, fine 18th-century house and unique fashion collection.

Poltimore House and Grounds

Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter, Devon, EX4 0AU
In person
Pre-booking not required

This year has been a devastating one for Poltimore House with a fire in April completely gutting the inside of the house. Come and see what is left and what the plans are for the future of this important East Devon manor house.

Story telling - Our Smuggling Heritage Event at the East Budleigh Heritage Centre in Salem Chapel, Devon

Vicarage Road, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7EF
In person
Pre-booking not required

What smuggling stories there are to tell! From the secret passages where the contraband arrived in the dead of night, to the concealed store in the chapel roof, to the characters who ran the smuggling - the Lord, the vicar and the smuggling sailors!

The church of our lady, Upton Pyne

Upton Pyne Church, Upton Pyne, The School House, Exeter, Devon, EX5 5JA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

We invite you to look around our beautiful and interesting Church. There are leaflets available, tower tours and a children's trail. Refreshments are available.