A la Ronde

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

A la Ronde

What's on

A la Ronde in the summer
A la Ronde in the summer

Upcoming events

Summer holiday animal trail

Fri 18 Aug 2017
10:30-16:00
Track some of the animals who call A la Ronde home, from moles to butterflies. Complete the trail to win your prize. £2 per child

Exhibition by Angie Seaway - Vintage blooms

Fri 18 Aug 2017
10:30-17:30
An exhibition by local artist Angie Seaway entitled Vintage blooms. A selection of beautiful original works in soft pastels and greys along botanical lines with a vintage feel. Inspired by antique hand painted wallpapers.

House trail - Swooping seagulls

Fri 18 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Seagulls have escaped from the shop and are getting up to mischief in the house! Help our House Steward find them all.

August Hidden House - Animals of A la Ronde

Fri 18 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
From squirrels to chickens the residents of A la Ronde have loved their pets and in August we are telling the stories of A la Ronde's furry friends.

Sheep's fleece

Sat 19 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
How many crafts can you think of using wool? Our experts are on hand for you to try spinning, knitting, felting and other crafts. Small charge for felting.

Coastal crafts

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside! Make some seaside inspired crafts to take home. £2 per child, 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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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.

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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