A la Ronde

A la Ronde in the summer

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

A la Ronde

What's on

Upcoming events

Summer holiday school trail

Sat 21 Jul 2018
10:30-16:30
Take a peek into history. Did you know that children used to write with chalk on slates? Follow the trail around the grounds, find the answers and win a prize. £2 per child.

Pre-loved book sale

Fri 31 Aug 2018
10:30-16:30
Whether searching for fact or fiction, browse the fantastic selection of vintage and collectible books on the lookout for your favourite authors, or perhaps discover new ones.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 15 Sep 2018
10:30-17:30
Enjoy free entry to A la Ronde's house, grounds and café as part of the national Heritage Open Day.

Creative crafts family trail

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:30-16:30
Papercrafts, sculptures, painting and music - the women of A la Ronde were very creative. Be inspired by their creations and have a go at making your own on this crafty autumn trail to win a prize.
A great way to see the coast from a paddle board

South West Outdoor Festival at East Soar 5-7 October 

The Third South West Outdoor Festival is taking place on the beautiful South Devon coast between Salcombe and Hope Cove. A full weekend of running, mountain biking, watersports, yoga, guided walks, foraging, axe throwing and lots more. Camping and day tickets are now on sale.

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Eating and shopping

The shop at A la Ronde

Tasty snacks, gifts and more 

The licensed café offers range of drinks, cakes and light meals. A Devonshire experience with every bite. 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.

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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