A la Ronde

A la Ronde in winter

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

Father's Day Fun

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Spend the day with Dad on a guided tour that will unlock the secrets and stories of the estate. There are garden games to play from quoits to croquet and our café will have tasty treats to enjoy.

Summer holiday school trail

Sat 21 Jul 2018
Take a peek into history. Did you know that children used to write with chalk on slates? Follow the trail around the grounds, find the answers and win a prize. £2 per child.

Pre-loved book sale

Fri 31 Aug 2018
Whether searching for fact or fiction, browse the fantastic selection of vintage and collectible books on the lookout for your favourite authors, or perhaps discover new ones.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Enjoy free entry to A la Ronde's house, grounds and café as part of the national Heritage Open Day.
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Eating and shopping

A la Ronde shop

Tasty snacks, gifts and more 

The licensed café offers range of drinks, 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.

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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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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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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at A la Ronde on the National Trust Collections website