For families

Adventures at Chedworth © NT Chedworth Roman Villa

Adventures at Chedworth

Become a Roman explorer

Explore the site with our map and find out what Roman life was really like at Chedworth.

Fun for the whole family.

Before your visit

Ready for a day out at Chedworth Roman Villa

To make your day out even more exciting, download family games to play on the way and bring your favourite furry friend dressed up ready for a day of fun and games.

While you're here

Learn new skills and find out what that sponge on a stick is really for. Plus there's plenty of space to just run around in  the fresh air.

Look out for special activities during school holidays.

Even more to do...

Decorate your own mosaic tile

Curious to find out more? Keen to have a go? Download the following guides to all things Roman for when you get home:

 

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Explore Chedworth as part of your 50 things adventure

Explore Chedworth as part of your 50 things adventure

The outdoors is a great place to be, and we've found 50 of the best things for you to do out there before you turn 11 ¾. So, roll up your sleeves, and join the adventure.

To help you out, we've got kit for sale in our shop, or you could borrow a tracker pack from reception that contains all the bits you need to hunt for, and identify, the creepy crawlies on site.

One of the things we would ask you not to do at Chedworth is 'set up a snail race'. Our site is home to Roman Snails, which are protected; only specially trained people are licensed to handle these snails. Thank you for helping us to protect these special creatures.

Chedworth's favourites

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    Make a trail with sticks

  • One of the essential delights of childhood © NTPL/Ruth Webb

    Run around in the rain

  • One of the essential delights of childhood © NTPL/Julie Abrams-Humphries

    Go on a walk barefoot

  • One of the essential delights of childhood © NTPL/Matt Batchelor

    Make a grass trumpet

  • One of the essential delights of childhood © NTPL/NTPL / Paul Harris

    Catch a falling leaf

  • One of the essential delights of childhood © NTPL/David Levenson

    Find your way with a compass

  • What birds can you see? © NTPL/NT Beth Taylor

    Go bird watching

  • What’s the creepiest crawly you can find? © NTPL/Nick Ashby

    Hunt for bugs

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