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 autumn

Upcoming events

Exhibition by Audrey Hardman

Fri 22 Sep 2017
Life in the Sea is depicted in the many bold colours of the reflective glass. The marine theme of the work fits in perfectly with the sand art and shell decoration work of the Parminter cousins.

October Hidden House - Capturing memories

Fri 22 Sep 2017
See family portraits through time and find out more about the silhouettes, paintings, miniatures and photographs at A la Ronde.

Artisan craft market

Sat 23 Sep 2017
Inspired by the creativity of the founders of A la Ronde, browse the local, handmade delights on the stalls and find a special treat. Normal admission applies.

Exhibition by Staff of Exmouth Community Colllege

Sat 23 Sep 2017
An exciting new exhibition by staff at Exmouth Community College.

September Hidden House - Creative crafts

Sun 01 Oct 2017
Discover the crafts of the Parminters and the items they created 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.
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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