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Address: A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
Phone Number:
+44 1395 265514

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A truly unique house and history

This is a lovely house and quite different to anything we have seen with its diamond shaped windows. It is in a lovely setting with views across the estuary. The house is 16 sided... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Lynne M
Castlemaine, Australia
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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely house and quite different to anything we have seen with its diamond shaped windows. It is in a lovely setting with views across the estuary. The house is 16 sided which makes for interesting shaped rooms inside. It was built by two eccentric spinster cousins in the 18th Century and is now owned by The National... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting little place with beautiful grounds in which you can wander or picnic. great place for family and the history is quite amazing. Mandy C

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, delightful house very interesting, lovely knowledgeable staff.A must visit when in Exmouth

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Oh this place is great! You just have to visit. Open to all about April time around Easter. They put a lot of things on for the children. A National trust property it was owned in the 1700's by the Parminter Sisters who never married and made a lot of the house themselves with shells collected locally. The sun moves... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Just the most delightful NT house I've visited . The views from the many windows is fantastic. . So clever to think of having a house that wherever you sit you can be in the sun . The shell room is amazing and all the collections the sisters occupied themselves with are lovely . A small house in comparison to... More 

Thank Susan H
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A lovely place to visit. The seashell gallery is a work of art. A nice walk around the gardens with great views of the estuary..

Thank Ruth L
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Seashell gallery has to be seen to be believed, but the whole house is a treasure trove. The Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly and the tearoom is gorgeous! Well worth a visit.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice visit to this unusual house i would say that the activity of finding pumpkins was entertaining apart from stepping in dog poo! the prize of a small cardboard cutout was also a bit cheap for the £1.50 charge per person that said the house was very interesting to look round the views are great and we all liked looking... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

An absolutley unique and stunning building. Each room was delightful, the room stewards were all enthusiastic and had lots of interesting information. Lovely views of the estuary from the top floor . A really enjoyable visit and one I would highly recommend

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very Interesting and unusual building. Worth a visit even though I think it is a little expensive. The guides in each room who apparently arevoulenteers are very knowledgeable

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