Chedworth Roman Villa is closed for the winter

Pillae are protected from winter frost at Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa is now closed for the winter and will re-open to visitors for the new season in 2021.

Over the winter many of the archaeological remains at Chedworth Roman Villa are covered up with frost-proof materials. This is necessary to protect the stonework as the temperature changes and the freeze-thaw cycle causes stone to shale or crack. The hypocaust pilae on the north side of the villa have even got their own special covers that look a little like sleeping bags.

Once the conservation covers are in place, the team continue to work on a variety of winter tasks, to make the site ready for the new season.

Please keep checking the website for updates on opening dates and important information about your visit.