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Wonderful way to spend a couple of hours .

This quirky little house was only a few miles from where we were staying on holiday . We visited... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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What a special place. Thought we might spend an hour there and it turned into a pleasurable four... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This quirky little house was only a few miles from where we were staying on holiday . We visited one afternoon and headed straight for the tea shop . We had a slice of cake and tea and sat outside taking in the lovely view...More

Thank Lizajane_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a special place. Thought we might spend an hour there and it turned into a pleasurable four. Very well presented property with enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides who clearly love the property. Excellent tea shop with polite and helpful staff. The guided walk of the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This quirky little house is a fun visit. The layout of the house is different and it is filled with memories from the owners travels. there is a lot of little details to take in.

Thank WinnieLyngkaer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This unique home has been passed through the female line for about 300 years It's quirky and has artifacts from all over Europe 🌍 especially shells which make up an amazing gallery at the loft of the house Stunning views of Exmouth Good tea rooms...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quaint house with great views, small cafe but well stocked. Love those NT Cheese Scones, scrumptious! Good selection of books for sale.

Thank ajw1100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely property which is very deceptive in size, looks tiny from the outside but is a bit like Dr Who’s TARDIS. Not suitable for wheelchairs or visitors who have mobility issues as there are steep and narrow stairs

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand many years ago the NT paid a very substantial sum for this property to the lady owner who actually turned up on site fro the USA with her dog.(i would not have paid that vast sum as who else would have wanted it)...More

1  Thank DorsetArk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A la Ronde is a short distance up Summer Lane which comes off the A376 Exeter to Exmouth road. On the way to Exmouth, Summer Lane is on your left - look for the understated sign on the main road which is easily missed. This...More

Thank Clive J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great house and so many interesting items and history to this house. Lovely gardens and spectacular views over the countryside and coast. Also a visit to the coffee shop is a must.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky and interesting building. The trust is highlighting women's stories this year and this house has plenty to tell. Most of the room guides were friendly and informative. Sadly you can only view the shell gallery via web cam. Nice cafe and wonderful views. Quite...More

Thank KAW687
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29 May 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
18 March 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
12 January 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.