A la Ronde

A la Ronde in the autumn

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

Pumpkin trail

Fri 28 Oct 2016
See if you can find all the pumpkins hiding around A la Ronde and win a prize. Normal admission applies. £1.50 per child

October Hidden House : Papercuts

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Leaves, waves, silhouettes and a skeleton. See the Parminter's interpretation of the 6th Century craft of paper cutting. Normal admission applies.

February Hidden House - Changing Rooms

Wed 01 Feb 2017
Find out more about how walls, windows, floors and more have changed at A la Ronde over the years.

Grand opening

Sat 04 Feb 2017
Join the Mayor and Town Crier as we get ready to reopen A la Ronde for 2017! Come to A la Ronde today to be entered into a free prize draw to win a cream tea in our delicious tea room. Normal admission applies.

Guided tours

Sat 04 Feb 2017
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.

Family half term trail

Sat 11 Feb 2017
Anyone for a game of spillikins? Find out more about Georgian life and entertainment on the family trail and win a prize. £2 per child.
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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.