A la Ronde

A la Ronde in winter

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

A la Ronde

Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Guided tours

Wed 22 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
All this month (except February half term when the house will be on a free flow system) be welcomed into the house by one of our volunteer guides. Free tours every 15-20 minutes, entry only as part of a tour.

February Hidden House - Walls to windows

Wed 22 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
Unlock the secrets of the keyhole shaped doorway and find out more about how the walls, windows, floors and more have changed at A la Ronde over the years. Normal admission applies.

Volunteer open days

Fri 24 Feb 2017
11:00-15:00
We couldn't do it without our fantastic volunteers. Make new friends, work in an amazing place and know that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering. Free tours of the property for potential volunteers and join...

Art exhibtion by Mariangela Williams

Sat 25 Feb 2017
10:30-17:30
Oils inspired by the beautiful landscapes of East Devon

March Hidden House - A Guide to A la Ronde

Wed 01 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
A la Ronde has been open to the public since 1935- come and see how visitors have experienced the house since then through our collection of historic guides.

Plant a snowdrop

Fri 03 Mar 2017
11:00-13:00
Help our garden grow by joining our team of garden volunteers as we plant 2000 snowdrops.
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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.

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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.