A la Ronde

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

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A la Ronde

What's on

Upcoming events

Grand opening

Sat 03 Feb 2018
10:30-17:30
The Town Crier will be officially reopening A la Ronde for 2018! Come and join us celebrate the new season. You will be entered into a free prize draw to win a cream tea in our refurbished café where you can try our new menu.

February half term trail

Sat 10 Feb 2018
10:30-16:30
Winter family trail. Follow our trail around the grounds, answer the questions to win a prize. £2 per child.

Plant a snowdrop

Fri 02 Mar 2018
11:00-13:00
We are planting swathes of snowdrops for the future of A la Ronde. A certificate for everyone who joins in. Normal admission applies.

Make a memory with Mum

Sun 11 Mar 2018
10:30-17:30
Bake a special moment at home with an A la Ronde recipe. Normal admission applies.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
10:30-16:30
It is spring and the animals are coming out to play. Can you help us find them all around the grounds and win a Cadbury prize? £3 per child. Normal admission applies.
A la Ronde

Eating and shopping

A la Ronde shop

Tasty snacks, gifts and more 

The licensed café offers range of drinks, 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.

A la Ronde

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.

A la Ronde

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.

A la Ronde

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