A la Ronde

Quirky 18th-century, 16 sided house with fascinating interior decoration and collections

A la Ronde

Things to see and do

bluebells

Beautiful bluebells in bloom 

Wander around the tranquil grounds which has an undulating landscape with small carpets of bluebells throughout April and May.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Art exhibition by Daphne Currier

Tue 25 Apr 2017
10:30-17:30
Moments of Drama in Nature

April Hidden House - Points of View

Tue 25 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Take a look at some of our collection from an angle you don't normally see, from open books to the backs of frames.

Hidden House May - Gouaches

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-16:00
What would your postcard collection say about you? Find out more about the Parminter's travels and the stories that their postcards tell. Normal admission applies.

May Hidden House - Gouaches

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Find out more about the Parminter's travels and the stories that their postcards tell.

Where in the world family trail

Sat 27 May 2017
10:30-16:30
Suitcases at the ready, pack up some of the things you might need to go on a Grand Tour. Look out for the postcards to direct you to the next stop! £2 per child

House trail - Postcards

Sat 27 May 2017
11:00-16:00
See if you can find all the postcards hidden in the house.
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Eating and shopping

A la Ronde shop

Tasty snacks, gifts and more 

The licensed tea-room offers lots of delicious homemade cakes and light meals. A Devonshire experience with every bite - most ingredients are sourced from local farms. In our shop, take a look at our range of fine products, from books, cards and games, to gifts for the home and garden.

A la Ronde

History

Mid-19th-century child's painting of A la Ronde

Discover the past 

Find out how the construction of eccentric A la Ronde was inspired by an 18th-century tour of Europe. Learn more about the Parminter's daring tour around revolutionary Europe, from travelling through bandit filled forests to encounters with royalty including Marie Antoinette and the King of Prussia.

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Get involved

A group of happy A la Ronde volunteers

Join in 

Volunteer with us at A la Ronde and help us protect and conserve this unique building for generations to come. We have volunteers in all areas of the property from room guiding to retail, visitor reception to gardening. Something for everyone to get involved with.

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Groups

A guided group tour at A la Ronde, Devon

Visit as a group 

Here at A la Ronde we welcome groups, get in touch to see how we can facilitate your party.

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Learning

Piranesi prints

A la Ronde's Collection 

Explore the full range of our collection and see the special items we care for at A la Ronde.