Facilities & access


  • Drinks and snacks supplied by Hedley's are available in our café. You're also welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in the grounds of the Villa
  • Parking for 35 cars within 20m of the visitor centre, and an additional 10-15 cars in the lay-by on the lane 50m from the visitor centre. Additional parking in the woodland car park (c. 250m from the visitor centre) from March to October
  • Coach parking, one space, 30m from entrance. Booked coaches only. Unbooked coaches may not be able to turn. Turning area not suitable for coaches over 12 metres long. We are only able to accept coaches Monday to Friday
  • Toilets are available on site
  • As the Villa is a scheduled ancient monument we're only able to welcome assistance dogs onto the site however dogs are welcome to sit with their owners on the decking outside the café. There are plenty of dog-friendly walks in the woodland and countryside surrounding the site

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities available
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Children's guidebooks available
  • Family activity packs and trails
  • Hands-on activities for children during school holidays


  • Separate mobility parking and drop-off point, 10m from entrance
  • Thanks to ramps and lifts, the visitor reception, shop, café, and West Range (main mosaics, dining room and bathhouse) are all fully wheelchair accessible, regardless of the weather. However be aware that the rest of the site (including access to the museum) is mainly outdoors, and there are slopes, some steps, grass, uneven paths and undulating terrain. Access to these outdoor areas therefore may be more challenging following wet weather
  • Accessible toilets are available
  • One wheelchair to borrow on a first come first served basis