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Summer fun

28 Jul - 31 Aug

Keep your little ones entertained with our jam-packed programme of activities, events and discoveries.

Why not get your kids to bring their teddy bears dressed for a Roman adventure?

Traditional crafts

Traditional glass

23-25 Aug (bank holiday weekend)

Watch traditional craftsmen and women displaying skills such as wood turning and glass bead making.

Some of the stalls will have their wares for sale.

Make the most of your day

  • Free guided tours most days help you get the most from your visit
  • Raid our dressing-up box and turn yourself into a Roman
  • Games galore in the garden
  • Brass rubbings in the West Range
  • Make a wish; throw a coin into the Nymphaeum where the Romans would have worshipped their ancient gods
  • Look out for Roman Sue as she demonstrates Roman handicrafts and cookery in costume
  • Meet Quintus, our costumed retired Roman Army General


Learn to needle felting your own Christmas gifts at Chedworth

Learn a new skill this autumn.

  • Tablet weaving, 8 Nov, £35
  • Mosaic making, 15 Nov, £50
  • Needle felting, 22 Nov, £35
  • Christmas wreaths, 29 Nov, £45

Lunch and materials included. Call 01242 890256 to book.

1864 - 2014

Discover Chedworth

Chedworth 150

Celebrate 150 years of exploration and conservation since the Victorian rediscovery of this special site in 1864.

What will you discover through our special events and activities?

Sunhat or brollie?