A la Ronde

Important notice -

We are now closed for 2018 while the house has a deep clean. We open again on 2 February 2019 at 10.30am.

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

A la Ronde

What's on

Upcoming events

An Orchard full of snowdrops

Sat 02 Feb 2019
This February we are celebrating the snowdrop by hanging over 1000 snowdrops in our Orchard from our apple trees. Further details will follow shortly.

Grand Opening 2019

Sat 02 Feb 2019
Celebrate the doors of A la Ronde opening again for 2019 with the Mayor and Town Crier. Every visitor will have the chance to win a delicious cream tea from our café.

February half term trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Join us for a winter family trail around the grounds and win a prize. £2.00 per child.

Fête des mères

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Celebrate Mother's Day with our French inspired day out. Jane and Mary Parminter visited France on their Grand Tour of Europe. Play our French themed games, decorate a postcard and treat Mum in our café .

Cadbury Easter Hunt 2019

Sat 06 Apr 2019
We have teamed up with Cadbury to offer you the ultimate day out. Join us over the Easter holidays for our Cadbury Easter Hunt. £3.00 per child and win a Cadbury egg.

May half term trail

Sat 25 May 2019
Family fun at A la Ronde this half term. Join us on a trail around the grounds and win a prize. £2.00 per child.
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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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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