Discovery with James Farrer

Step back in time and join our costumed interpreter as he tells the story of the Victorian excavation of the site.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Meet James Farrer, the Victorian antiquarian who ordered the first excavation of the site we know today as Chedworth Roman Villa. In his inimitable style, James will show you slides from the Victorian digs, and walk you round the discoveries.

James will be on site all day to answer questions, and will lead a presentation and tour at around 2pm.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Chedworth Roman Villa

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.60 £10.50
Child £5.80 £5.25
Family £28.90 £26.25
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £9.80
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.90

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Head to reception and you will be directed to the Salway Room for the presentation

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 November 2018 11:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chedworth Roman Villa
Email
chedworth@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01242 890256

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