A la Ronde

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

Crunch through the leaves

Locals Open Weekend  

If you live in the EX8 postcode come and explore A la Ronde. Just bring something with proof of your address to get free entry.

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Inspired by Nature: beautiful bouquets and upcycled flowers  

If you come to A la Ronde this October you'll be sure to see lots of floral inspiration around the property.

Autumn family trail

Autumn Family Trail  

Explore the estate at A la Ronde this Autumn. £2 per trail. Normal admission applies.

A la Ronde Scaffolding

A la Ronde Roof appeal  

At A la Ronde we've begun the Roof project with a goal to repair the leaky roof. Once we've fixed the roof vital conservation on the 223 year old shell gallery can begin. We aim to complete the roof work over the next couple of months we need your help to do it.

Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Inspired by nature: Autumn family trail

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-16:30
Crunch through the leaves and follow the craft trail around the estate to win your prize. The trail runs every day from Saturday 05 October through to Sunday 3 November, 10.30am until 4.30pm.

Inspired by nature: upcycled flower display

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-17:30
See the upcycled flower display throughout October.

Inspired by nature:estate tours

Mon 21 Oct 2019
11:00-12:00
All October have a tour of the estate with a friendly volunteer guide. Call us on 01395 265514 to find out if there is a tour on the day of your visit.

Inspired by nature: beautiful bouquets

Mon 21 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Inspired by the creative spirit of A la Ronde, the flower arrangements throughout October are crafted from different mediums for display in the house and Orchard.

Conservation in action

Thu 24 Oct 2019
11:00-12:30
See the conservation team at work in the house every Thursday 11-12:30. Every week they'll be working on something different to conserve the collections at A la Ronde.

Locals open weekend

Sat 09 Nov 2019
10:30-17:30
If you live in the EX8 postcode come and explore A la Ronde. Just bring something with proof of your address to get free entry.
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Eating and shopping

Cakes and keepsakes at A la Ronde

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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

Garden 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