A la Ronde

A la Ronde in winter

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

Upcoming events

February Hidden House - Walls to windows

Wed 01 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
Unlock the secrets of the keyhole shaped doorway and find out more about how the walls, windows, floors and more have changed at A la Ronde over the years. Normal admission applies.

Grand opening

Sat 04 Feb 2017
10:30-17:30
Join the Deputy Mayor and Town Crier at 11am, as we get ready to officially 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
11:00-16:00
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.

Estate tours (to be confirmed)

Thu 09 Feb 2017
12:00-13:00
Every Thursday join our volunteer guide for a tour of the A la Ronde estate, taking in the Regency garden and changes over the years (to be confirmed)

Family half term trail

Sat 11 Feb 2017
10:30-16:30
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.

House trail - Mouse hunt

Sat 11 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
Some mice have scampered into the house and have found some places to hide. See if you can spot them all.
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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.