‘We had a tremendous day out with four kids, all aged six and under,’ says a grandfather after a visit to Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire.
Ambleside Roman Fort was once home to 500 fierce Roman soldiers. Visit the remains of the fort at Lake Windermere. Imagine the homes, shops, bath houses and even food takeways that used to be there.
Dress up as a gladiator, try brass rubbing and play Roman table games. Discover the remains of one of the grandest Roman villas in Britain.
Discover what conditions were like at the UK’s only Roman gold mine. You can even have a go at gold-panning for yourself.
Imagine you’re a soldier as you walk along the famous Hadrian’s Wall. You can watch our short film, at the museum, to see what the buildings would have looked like 2000 years ago.
Explore these remains of a Roman pub and a bath house. Discover the remains of this staging post that was first built when the Romans invaded Britain.
Take the children to Segontium to find out how the Romans fought their enemies. This fort was built high up so the 1000 soldiers based there could see people coming.
Psst! We've got a few secrets to share with you. Uncover fantastic family days out at the places we look after. Discover puzzling mazes, caves hidden behind waterfalls and underground adventures.
Some of these caves are so well hidden that you have to walk through waterfalls to get to them. Others only appear at low tide and one cave in Yorkshire is said to be home to the queen of the fairies.
Take your family to one of our Tudor places and see history come alive. Follow in Shakespeare's footsteps, dress up in an Elizabethan costume or try a Tudor craft.