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This attractive holiday resort first gained popularity with tourists in the 18th-century and today it's long sandy beaches still attract large numbers of holiday-makers who return here, year after year. More..

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Photo © Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info.. (1st October 2015)
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"La Ronde"

A 16-sided spectacle An early impression of A la Ronde An early impression of A la Ronde 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 afterwards. La Ronde House 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 souvenir

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4 stars
Photographer: © Pat Trout (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(1st October 2015)
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La Ronde

A 16-sided spectacle An early impression of A la Ronde An early impression of A la Ronde 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 afterwards. La Ronde House 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 souvenir
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Camera Make: Panasonic Model: DMC-FZ72
Exposure Program: Landscape, Focal length: 6.47 mm, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/1000 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: September 27, 2015, 11:16 am
Exposure Mode: 2,
ImageID:1198516, Image size: 1024 x 768 pixels

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Comment by euroscapePremier Member! Click for more info..(26th October 2015)

A lovely designed building with lots of history,i seem to remember this on one of the antique programs on the BBC thanks for showing.

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