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A La Ronde

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

Beautifully designed house that was just intended to be storage house. Fascinating architecture... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Briony H
open again 3/2/18, Quirky 18C National Trust Property

Located and just off the A367 2 miles north of Exmouth, well worth a visit. It's 16 sided so you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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“tea room” (49 reviews)
A La Ronde Summer Lane, Exmouth EX8 5BD, England
+44 1395 265514
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautifully designed house that was just intended to be storage house. Fascinating architecture, plus beautiful views across the estate. Shame the shell room is not viewable, from what I saw going past it looked spectacular. Estate walks are brilliant giving you a vivid idea of...More

Thank Briony H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located and just off the A367 2 miles north of Exmouth, well worth a visit. It's 16 sided so you can imagine quite quirky and interesting to see how furniture etc fits in! Built for two spinster cousins it contains mementoes of their travels. There...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third attraction of the day so the fact that we still enjoyed it shows how lovely it is. We were lucky to visit this NT property before it closed for the winter and were very glad that we made the effort. The...More

Thank Traveller1003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A National Trust property each room has a volunteer in to give you as much information as you could want, there is also written information available. It's smaller than you imagine and the shell gallery is currently being refurbished so you can't see it. Interesting...More

Thank Nicola81677
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a greeting! I walked up to the entrance of the shop with my disabled son, to be greeted by the most helpful man, he took us round to the disabled entrance and explained the best way for us to explore this beautiful house and...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having just joined the National Trust we decided to visit A La Ronde and what a lovely trip it was. Staff were really enthusiastic especially a lady at the entrance who told us lots about the house. We visited the cafe and had a cream...More

Thank sewandsew49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here hoping to have lunch but were told in no uncertain terms that we'd have to pay £9.80 each to enter the cafe if we were not members of the NT. There are several National Trust properties we visit in Yorkshire and not...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a short visit afternoon tea. Lovely cakes. the staff so kind and helpful. Will be back to sample your cakes again.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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 Jim R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am a bit late with this reply but the little doggies are welcome outside. Hope you all enjoy your visit to this remarkable place. Jim
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.