A La Ronde

What can I say about A La Ronde?

It has to be one of the most unusual places I’ve visited, also one of the smallest National Trust locations.

The whole house is filled with cabinets and bookcases stuffed full with shells, they are everywhere!

Also the house is quite unique in that it has 16 sides. Built by two cousins (or sisters, but I’m sure it was cousins) the idea for the central part of the house is ‘looking up through the sea’. So as you stand in the centre room and look up into the gallery area it feels like looking toward the surface of the sea.

It is however worth going to have a look and the views from the top floor looking out over the mouth of the Exe are fantastic.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Luke Turner

Just another WordPress.com site

Bramall Gardens

Design & Landscaping Specialists

MudlThru: life & tech situations

Not just another WordPress.com site

Heritage Calling

A Historic England Blog

Luke Turner

Do the dumbass thing your scared shitless of doing, then get the courage to do it after

Discover

A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

%d bloggers like this: