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Be our honoured guest; walk in the footsteps of Romans and experience life in this grand Roman villa

Chedworth Roman Villa was home to some of the richest people in the country during its heyday in the 4th century.

Visit the intriguing ruins of one of the largest Romano-British villas in the country.

Marvel at some of the amazing inventions brought to this country by the Romans - including mosaics, bathhouses, latrines and even underfloor heating.

Get up close to the mosaics, some of which were excavated just this year, on our state of the art walkways.

Walk in the footsteps of the Victorian gamekeeper who unearthed the first clues to what lay beneath an ordinary field in the heart of the Cotswolds in our newly refurbished museum.

Reflect on your visit with a glorious walk through the surrounding woodland and don't forget to treat yourself to something delicious in our new café.

Discovery dome

8-18 April, 10am - 5pm

Take a digital tour through the full history of the Villa in the plantetarium-style Discovery Dome, created using cutting-edge technology.

Road closure

Follow the diversion signs

Follow the diversion signs

16-27 April

Unfortunately, between these dates the road between Fossbridge and Yanworth, one of the main routes to the Villa, will be closed by the Parish Council. To reach the Villa please follow the short diversion on the downloadable map below.

1864-2014: Chedworth 150

Find out what the Victorians did for Chedworth

Find out what the Victorians did for Chedworth

2014 is a special year for Chedworth as we celebrate 150 years since the Victorian rediscovery of the villa.

There'll be special events, tours and live archaeology throughout the year.

What will you be inspired to discover?

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