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This delightful house was a revelation. I loved the look of it and the atmosphere. Even on a damp... read more

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Orpington, United Kingdom
Small, quirky but quite wonderful

This is now my husband's favourite NT property! It is small and quite quirky but it tells a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Reviewed yesterday

This delightful house was a revelation. I loved the look of it and the atmosphere. Even on a damp day it was stunning. When the sun came out, the views were amazing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is now my husband's favourite NT property! It is small and quite quirky but it tells a wonderful story and the volunteers in each room are more than happy to point out things of interest to you and tell the story of this wonderful...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A real must to visit this quirky special house we met friends there and even the outside views across the Exe are stunning

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Blooming marvellous!!!! What an amazing place. Quirky, packed with interest. Knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Spectacular views. A must to visit, this place is a delight.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting and different property with stunning views across the estuary and torbay. There is so much to see in every room with some ingenious use of space. The shell gallery is now closed to visitors and is under conservation work but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a glorious sunny day at the end of September which made for a great couple of hours. We started with a guided walk around the estate which we found interesting and informative and took around three quarters of an hour after which...More

Thank cymraes191267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A typical National Trust property - if you can call any NT property "typical". The house is in the round to ensure that maximum use was made of natural light - allow a few hours to enjoy the house and all the artefacts inside. And...More

Thank KuleDude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to visit, we took our granddaughter a while back (she was 4). Great time had by all, we did a trail around the grounds, she tired me out but grandma sat and watched us. Inside the house you can wonder at...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting and small extraordinary place close to Lympstone/Exmouth. Try the cream tea in the garden.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off whilst travelling, a unique house with plenty to look at and a story to accompany it. The views from the first floor are incredible and there is a beautiful outside area. The smell of the food coming from the cafe was incredible!! We...More

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May 29, 2018|
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Response from Janet D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, according to the National Trust site adult entry is £10.50 gift aid, family £26.30 gift aid. We are members so free to every site but costs £69 for an adult and £120 for a family. Check out their website for latest... More
March 18, 2018|
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Response from _cosens16 | Reviewed this property |
Yes busses run right past the road . Its a short walk up to entrance
January 12, 2018|
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Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
I an not an expert on these issues. Some parts are quite level and could be accessible, but much is lawned and could prove trickier.