A la Ronde

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

More about this place

A la Ronde

What's on

A la Ronde in autumn

Upcoming events

October Hidden House - Capturing memories

Wed 18 Oct 2017
See family portraits through time and find out more about the silhouettes, paintings, miniatures and photographs at A la Ronde.

Fang-tastic family trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
We're going batty at A la Ronde, see if you can find your way past the tricks to win a treat! £2 per child, normal admission applies.

House trail - spooky creatures

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Some creatures are hiding in the shadows, see if you can spot them all. Normal admission applies.

Treats without tricks family trail

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Apple monsters and pumpkins are coming to A la Ronde - join us in the grounds for lots of games and activities to keep you warm....if you dare! £2 per child, normal admission applies.

February half term trail

Sat 10 Feb 2018
Winter family trail. Follow our trail around the grounds, answer the questions to win a prize. £2 per child.

Plant a snowdrop

Fri 02 Mar 2018
We are planting swathes of snowdrops for the future of A la Ronde. A certificate for everyone who joins in. Normal admission applies.
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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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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