Join in

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Get involved

Despite the tireless work of our staff, A la Ronde would not be the same without the help of our volunteers.

There are loads of volunteer opportunities available with something to suit all interests. Here is just a sample:

  • Gardener: Enjoy the fresh air and help us maintain our beautiful garden
  • Room guide: Welcome visitors and tell them stories about this magical house
  • Shop volunteer: Gain retail and customer experience helping out at our shop
  • Conservator: Help preserve our collections for future generations to enjoy
  • Researcher: Uncover the history of A la Ronde and its inhabitants
  • Pianist: Provide a musical welcome and have fun playing a grand piano
  • Administrator: Give us a hand with the day to day running of our busy office
  • Ticket and raffle sales: Help run stalls during busy events and raise funds with our regular raffle

For more information and other volunteering opportunities please get in touch.

 

Local support groups

Local volunteer centres and associations make a huge difference at A la Ronde. Join your local group to enjoy special interest talks, visits, holidays and other social and fundraising events.

Just a few good reasons to join in...

  • Meet new people and make great friends
  • Learn new skills and enhance your CV
  • Spend more time at this beautiful house and grounds
  • Get closer to our unique collections and discover their history
  • Help us protect the house for future visitors to enjoy
  • Go behind the scenes and find out what goes into running A la Ronde day to day
  • Help us ensure every visit to A la Ronde is a magical one

 

A day in the life of a volunteer

Want to find out what it’s like volunteering at A la Ronde? Josie Woolger has been a Room Guide at the house for over five years.

Room guides urgently needed

Find out more about A la Ronde by asking one of our helpful volunteers © Colin Searle

We need guides for seven-day opening in 2013. If you enjoy meeting people and have an interest in heritage this could be a role for you.

To find out more email or call 01395 26551

Try a taster session

Room guide's bring the property to life for visitors © Colin Searle

Share your skills and learn some new ones.

Try a taster session shadowing one of our existing volunteers to see if the role could be for you.

A range of opportunities

Piano music enhances the property ambience © A la Ronde Staff

Not sure about room guiding? We'd like to talk to volunteers who could play the piano in the Music Room or perhaps sell raffle tickets which help fund our conservation projects?

Celebrate memories and occasions

We are always very grateful to receive legacies and donations. Celebrate a special occasion or memory by planting a tree in our orchard. You can also give a gift for the conservation of A la Ronde and its treasures.

Want to know more? Contact us

Email us or call 01395 265514

A la Ronde
The National Trust
Summer Lane
Exmouth
Devon
UK
EX8 5BD

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