A la Ronde is a quirky 18th-century, 16 sided house with fascinating interior decoration and collections. In 1784 Jane Parminter, daughter of a wealthy Devon wine merchant, set off on a grand tour of Europe accompanied by her invalid sister Elizabeth, an orphaned cousin, Mary, and a London friend, Miss Colville. Over several years these intrepid women explored France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and possibly Spain and Portugal, before returning to England. Elizabeth died soon afterward. Inspired by their travels, and in particular by the 6th-century Byzantine basilica of San Vitale at Ravenna, Jane and Mary made plans to build themselves a rural retreat, near fashionable Exmouth, which would remind them of their tour and provide a home for their many souvenirs.

 

It's easy to reach A la Ronde in Exmouth, by train. Simply hop on a train to Lympstone Village station - then it's a 15-20 minute walk from the station up the hill.

 

For more visitor info including opening times, visit A la Ronde’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Lympstone Village station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
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ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step Free Category A Station - This station has step free access to the platform
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
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Web kioskUnavailable
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Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces13
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces22
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Entrance to station and on platform
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Lympstone Village station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operator or alternative station:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Lympstone Village

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway07:16On time
to PaigntonGreat Western Railway07:281On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway07:44Scheduled
to PaigntonGreat Western Railway07:58Scheduled
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway08:141On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway07:16On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway07:281On time
from PaigntonGreat Western Railway07:44Scheduled
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway07:58Scheduled
from PaigntonGreat Western Railway08:141On time

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