Things to see & do

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What's on?

We have an action packed programme of events scheduled throughout the year. From activities every school holiday to Roman market weekends, there's always something going on.

Group visits

Why not book a group tour and let one of our experienced guides take you back to the 4th century? Call us to make a booking on 01242 890256 or email us. All coaches & minibuses must be pre-booked.

Guided tour

Follow a guided tour at Chedworth and discover the secrets of the site © NT Chedworth Roman Villa

Join one of our free tours and our knowledgeable volunteers will help you discover the secrets of this special site.
Tours run most days; no booking necessary.

Interactive tour

Use this audio visual guide to enhance your tour of this unique site © National Trust/Ellen Clee

Explore with our virtual tour: hear the place bought to life; watch videos to discover how life would have been. Handsets available from reception (£1 each).

Family fun

What was life really like for a Roman Briton living here? Find out with hands-on fun for all the family including crafts, mosaic making and family trails.

Look out for special activities and events during school holidays.

Family tracker packs

Family tracker packs are available to borrow from reception and are great for children under seven. These packs contain all the bits you need to hunt and identify bugs and support other 50 things activities.

Please note there are a limited number of packs, so we may run out on busy days.

50 things

Join in with the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ challenge at Chedworth.


Meet our superstar snails © NT Chedworth Roman Villa

Meet our superstar snails

We have number of trails to help guide you around this special site.

Find out more about the colourful history the Romans left behind and the varied wildlife you can find here today, including the Roman snail.

Ask at reception for copies

Local walks

Don your boots and take explore the local paths © Linda Whiting

Don your boots and take explore the local paths

The Villa has a number of footpaths on the doorstep, including Macmillan Way and Monarch’s Way. The woods above the site also offer lots of space to explore.

Ask at reception for maps and advice.

Beautiful views

Views across the Cotswold countryside from the North Range

Nestled in the Cotswold countryside, as well as offering unique insight into Romano-British history, Chedworth is a place of peace and beauty. Make sure to stop and admire the views or enjoy a picnic.