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A La Ronde

A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Amazing place

We had never seen nything like this place, so unique.Well worth a visit and a few hours of your time

Reviewed yesterday
Bath, England
Definitely unusual

A 16-sided house? That's enough to arouse anyone's curiosity. The house is set in beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Geoff L
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Reviewed yesterday

We had never seen nything like this place, so unique.Well worth a visit and a few hours of your time

Thank MidsomerLady
Reviewed 4 days ago

A 16-sided house? That's enough to arouse anyone's curiosity. The house is set in beautiful countryside, overlooking the river estuary with short walks in the vicinity. The inside of the house is quite amazing. The ladies who lived there were avid collectors, particularly of sea...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 6 days ago

This fascinating building is over 200yrs old and is well worth a visit must of been great to live there in its heyday

Thank Francis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't know what to expect of this NT property but it was very interesting, in a fabulous setting, need to go back to see more.

Thank Bowkie54
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the house if rather unique; Two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter, decide to see the world and keep their inheritance that their fathers made in the wine industry. Had they married, their husbands would control and own their wealth. They visited...More

Thank Kare2Bme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They must have been quite small people to live here along with a like of confined spaces. This building gives an ikea flat a run for the money into how much can you get into a small place. Staff were first class as always with...More

1  Thank lkrmusic
Reviewed 1 week ago

A La Ronde is a grade 1 listed building, built in the eighteenth century by two spinster cousins, who seem (to my mind) to have been more than a little eccentric. Funded by the proceeds of the Parminter family's wine merchant business, the house is...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a leisurely stroll around this hill top garden with views over the Exe estuary, a picnic at a table in the orchard and a fascinating walk around the bizarre and exquisite octagonal old house with its amazing collections of worldwide souvenirs. I was...More

Thank JohnHowardNorfolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully displayed period property full of treasures as collected by the two cousins who lived here and used their creativity to make their home unique. Definately worth a visit.

Thank PossetGirl1974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a family day out for a Easter egg hunt after it had been recommended by friends. The weather was not on our side and it was very expensive entry with not a lot on offer. The house it self is good but...More

Thank SamH5
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Questions & Answers
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
6 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.