A la Ronde

ALR in the summer

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

A la Ronde

Things to see and do

A la Ronde

What's on

Jane Feaver

Writing Places festival comes to A la Ronde 

As part of this year’s Writing Places programme, we will be welcoming author Jane Feaver to A la Ronde for a three month residency which will begin in July. We are also hosting an exciting 5 day festival of literature which starts 23 July.

Upcoming events

Exhibition - Faultline by Jo Mortimer

Fri 30 Sep 2016
10:30-17:30
Exhibition by Jo Mortimer. Normal admission applies.

October Hidden House : Papercuts

Sat 01 Oct 2016
11:00-16:00
Leaves, waves, silhouettes and a skeleton. See the Parminter's interpretation of the 6th Century craft of paper cutting. Normal admission applies.

Exhibition - Exmouth Community College A Level Art

Sat 08 Oct 2016
10:30-17:30
Exciting and innovative work by students taking A Level Art. Normal admission applies.

Pumpkin trail

Sat 22 Oct 2016
10:30-16:30
See if you can find all the pumpkins hiding around A la Ronde and win a prize. Normal admission applies. £1.50 per child

Spooktacular half term fun

Tue 25 Oct 2016
11:00-16:00
Join us in the grounds for lots of games and activities to keep you warm. Normal admission applies. £1.50 per child

Grand opening

Sat 04 Feb 2017
10:30-17:30
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.
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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.