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Considered one of the most extensive and complete Roman villas in England, this structure was occupied from the late second century to the mid-fourth century.
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Yanworth GL54 3LJ, England
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+44 1242 890256
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All reviews guided tour roman villa national trust small museum new building on site narrow lanes interesting place couple of hours woodland walk step back in time under cover free tour coffee shop beautiful countryside passing places worth the journey
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

You need a guide to understand fully this site. Cradled in the woods, this villa was only discovered in 1864 by a gamekeeper. Since it has undergone major renovation with a brand new building to protect the colourful mosaic floors. Somehow I felt it needed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thera1974
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Ruins of Roman Villa clearly show the scale of the original buildings. Some excellent mosaic floors and well-preserved Roman baths. Plenty of info boards and audio guides available but join one if the free guided tours if you can - ours was excellent.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank derekshelton
Reviewed 20 November 2018

we were looking forward to seeing the roman villa but it was a bit of a disappointment to many people in narrow walk ways the Victorian museum was very small with to many crowding around impossible to see what was display. the mosaic was well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area. A couple of hours will do and if you’re lucky they do free guided tours which are very informative. The mosaics are really good and well preserved and you do get a view of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

We went here for an afternoon following a trip to the museum in Cirencester in the morning. If you are interested in the day to day lives of the Romans and their homes then this is an incredible place to visit. You are feet away...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Queenfeegle
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Quite amazing how these mosaics have survived for so long. The building that NT have erected provides a great view of the rooms. Hopefully as money allows further buildings will be erected and provide protection so more of the site and mosaics can be revealed....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The remains of the Roman villa which have been fully excavated and restored are wonderful. However, this is quite a small area and there's not an awful lot else for the price. Thank goodness we had our National Trust cards so didn't have to pay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Really nice site to visit. Mosaics are really great and nice visitor centre. Staff are also really friendly and the guided tour is great. Would strongly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank r0mantraveler
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Amazing floors, great information and small museum. If you are lucky enough to meet "Dr Quintus" you will find his talk very interesting. Activities for children too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kath A
Reviewed 20 October 2018

brilliant friendly staff knowledgeable and children friendly. got the kids involved in all sorts of things really fired their imagination. great place run by national trust. one downside althouth maybe council issue is the roadside signage. t was hard to find

Date of experience: June 2018
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WVyankee
21 February 2017|
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Response from Chedworth_Team | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in joining us! Our guided tours last from 1 hour plus an opportunity for questions with our friendly guides; you can of course explore the site free range if you prefer and the time will depend on... More
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5StarTravellerHayley
26 November 2016|
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Response from Jenny L | Reviewed this property |
Certainly sandwiches and I we had baked potatoes ; menu not extensive, but fine for light lunch
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LoraineO_13
12 February 2015|
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
It's too far to walk from the Cotswold Way to Chedworth, as the Cotswold Way is further over to the West. If you haven't got a car and want to visit Chedworth specially, you could go by Taxi? Do check beforehand as to when... More
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