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A La Ronde

A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Its a National Trust property and well worth a visit the volunteers are very knowledgeable

This is a lovely old building round in structure built to catch the sun all through the day grounds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gordon K
Guildford, United Kingdom
A NationalTrust “ bijou gem “

A fascinating National Trust Multi faceted house, stuffed with personal antique collections of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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“sided house” (51 reviews)
“tea room” (49 reviews)
A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely old building round in structure built to catch the sun all through the day grounds are nice and volunteers that work there are very good anything you want to know they will give you a good answer

Thank Gordon K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fascinating National Trust Multi faceted house, stuffed with personal antique collections of various types. Wonderful coastal views are available from the upper floors, and the quiet gardens are delightful. A unique property in every sense!

Thank Aristonboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so worth a visit as the history is so interesting and the reason for it being round makes utter sense. Interestingly only single women could own the place until eventually no family women relatives fitted the bill, enter a de-frocked vicar, brother!...More

Thank tahita
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hexadecagonal building is an unusual property for the National Trust. It contains a large collection of shells, and some impressive artwork. Unfortunately the shell gallery is closed as it is falling apart.

Thank cngj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit with an interesting history and plenty of character. It has a stunning location and we were lucky enough to have a warm sunny day when we visited. What an unusual sixteen sided house! There were plenty of helpful and enthusiastic guides...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the unusual National Trust Properties, very pretty and well looked after..a must visit if in Exmouth

Thank frances664
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A handy little trip from Exeter area this unusual 16 sided grade 1 listed building lived in by two sisters is well worth a visit. Unfortunately on our day of visit they decided to put in an extra tour which made it very crowded and...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live a short distance away, and have visited several times over the years. It is an interesting, however fairly small venue, and so repeat visits are not really necessary. The restaurant is pretty good, but can only be used if you pay entrance, unlike...More

Thank chrisandterry2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located near Exmouth, it is a bit hidden done a narrow lane. The house itself is very unusual The room guides were all very helpful and there is loads of information available. As you weave from room to room, some of the spaces are very...More

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily found NT property and ideal for an afternoon tea visit. Some difficult stairs inside but many knowledgeable guides on hand.

Thank David John W
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Questions & Answers
Angela S
29 June 2017|
Response from Lucy C |
Yes thy are, just not in the house. They are allowed in grounds and one room of the cafe. They have dog bowls around the place, biscuits and pop bags.
Angela S
29 June 2017|
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Response from FDS01 | Reviewed this property |
Dog are definitely allowed into the grounds, I saw several plus there were water bowls for them.
Susan M
5 September 2016|
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Response from chocolina25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, catch the No 57 from the square in Exmouth and ask for Summer Lane. It's a short walk up the hill.