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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to visit A la Ronde and Lower Halsdon Farm car-free.

They are a pleasant half-hour walk from one another in Exmouth.

Exmouth can be reached from Exeter by bus (35 mins + 5-10 min walk) or train (25 mins + longer walk).

Starcross ferries run in the Summer.

Find out more about Lower Halsdon Farm here.

Check out our recommended route (below) and then use our journey planner (above) for door-to-door train, bus and walking routes.

A la Ronde Discount:  Get 4 `Bargain Books’ for free when you present a valid train ticket, bus ticket, bike helmet, or if you arrived by foot. This offer is valid at A la Ronde only.

For money-saving tips see our handy guides to trainsbuses or travel in Devon.

Find the best train or bus ticket for you.

Scenic Avocet Line train line runs from Exeter to Exmouth. The Tarka Line runs to Exeter from Barnstaple and the Riviera Line runs to Exeter from Paignton. Find out more.

Cycle path National Route 2, the Exe Estuary Trail, runs from Exeter to Exmouth past Lower Haldon Farm.

Plan your cycle route to Lower Haldson Farm or A la Ronde.

A La Ronde has bike stand in the car-park and railing to attach your bike to.

Footpath, the East Devon Way passes A La Ronde, Lympstone and Lower Halsdon Farm via the multi-use trail, coming from Lyme Regis. You can walk to Orcombe Point. The South West Coast Path goes through Exmouth too.

Taxis for Exmouth train station taxi rank can be booked ahead with: AJ Taxis – 01395 222 655 or River Cabs – 01395 222 111. The same companies could be booked for Lympstone train station.

Find accessibility information for transport or access at A La Ronde.

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About A la Ronde

Another world awaits inside this 1790’s 16-sided house. Walls are decorated with feathers, shells and pictures made of seaweed and sand, and every space contains mementoes from the travels of Jane and Mary Parminter, the creators of this extravaganza.

Outside there’s an orchard, hay meadow and colourful borders, with views over the Exe Estuary.

For any queries about visiting contact A la Ronde on 01395265514 or alaronde@nationaltrust.org.uk

Address: A la Ronde, Summer Lane, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 5BD. Visit Website