Killerton Park (National Trust)

Killerton Park (National Trust) Permanent Orienteering Course 

The National Trust and Devon Orienteering Club have worked together to update the base map, plan a new range of colour coded courses and replace posts or plaques where appropriate, This project was completed in early July 2021

  • Amended courses, outside the area designated for paying visitors, are available from 12 July 2021.
  • New courses should be available within the area designated for paying visitors from approximately 19 July 2021. 
Courses
Course Difficulty Scale Length (km) Climb (m) Controls
Yellow Beginners 1:5000 1.5 15 8
Yellow Beginners 1:10000 1.5 15 8
Orange Mod. difficult 1:10000 2.8 80 11
Light Green Quite difficult 1:10000 3.4 100        11
Green Difficult 1:10000 4.0 155 11
Blue Difficult 1:10000 5.8 185 15

 

This is a National Trust property, and normal admission prices, times and conditions apply for access to the main part of the property. Please see the National Trust website for details.

Off Exeter-Cullompton road (B3181); from M5 northbound, exit 30 via Pinhoe and Broadclyst; from M5 southbound, exit 28

Contact

Tel: 01392 881345
Fax: 01392 883112
Email: killerton@nationaltrust.org.uk

Entry Charges & Facilities

See the NT Website

Map Availability (For maps outside the area for paying visitors):

  • From the ticket office on site or download for free from this site.


Devon OC welcomes any feedback you have on your experience with the permanent course, you can find contact emails and information on other orienteering opportunities in Devon on the club website below.

For details about how to make the best use of Permanent Orienteering Courses, together with important safety considerations, see:

Devon Orienteering Club Website

Safety and Risk -Specific Advice

  • Participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety whilst using the course.
  • Killerton’s 10sq mile estate is home to 18 farms and many protected habitats. Please keep dogs on a short lead and under close control around livestock and follow the countryside code. For more information about Killerton visit: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton.
  • Be aware of the presence of ticks and the potential for Lyme Disease. Check for ticks after your run.
  • Ecoli presents a risk to participants, for example from sheep poo.  Participants, especially children, should wash their hands after taking part and before eating, to limit the risk.
  • Falling tree limbs present a risk; do not shelter or stand under trees. 
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Available Maps
Killerton All Controls 1:10000FREE
Killerton Blue 1:10000FREE
Killerton Green 1:10000FREE
Killerton Light Green 1:10000FREE
Killerton Orange 1:10000FREE
Killerton Yellow (Beginners) 1:10000FREE
Killerton Yellow (Beginners) 1:5000FREE
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Further Information
Region: South West
Nearest Town: Broadclyst, Exeter
Postcode: EX5 3LE
Carpark: EX5 3LE
Parkland
Suitable for beginners
Suitable for intermediate orienteerers
Suitable for advanced orienteerers
Available Maps
Killerton All Controls 1:10000FREE
Killerton Blue 1:10000FREE
Killerton Green 1:10000FREE
Killerton Light Green 1:10000FREE
Killerton Orange 1:10000FREE
Killerton Yellow (Beginners) 1:10000FREE
Killerton Yellow (Beginners) 1:5000FREE
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Maps Available From

This portal or the National Trust entrance desk

Other Things to do in the Area

For details see: National Trust

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