Chedworth Roman Villa - National Trust

Chedworth Roman Villa - National Trust
Nr Cheltenham
GL54 3LJ




01242 890256


01242 890909

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Romans at Chedworth

The remains of one of the largest Roman villas in Britain provide a fascinating insight into the period. The site was discovered in 1864 by a local gamekeeper and subsequently excavated. Over a mile of walls survive along with beautiful mosaics, two bathhouses, hypocausts, a water shrine and latrine. Visitors to the museum will discover artefacts from the villa, and an audio-visual presentation brings history to life. We also run Living History events amid our beautiful wooded combe surroundings in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Venue Type:

Archaeological site

Opening hours


Admission charges


Whole Property

Adult: £8.80
Child: £4.40
Family: £22.00
Group adult: £7.95
Group child: £3.60


  • National Trust
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of dowsing

Dowsing at the Villa

  • 9 — 10 August 2014 10:30am-4pm

Learn dowsing techniques that will equip you with these unusual but sometimes useful and fun skills.

This year, as we celebrate the Victorian discovery anniversary of the Villa, our guest dowsers have prepared a special look into the Victorian dowsing and interest in mysteries.

Suitable for

  • Any age


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Roman Villa Tours and Handling Sessions

We offer guided tours of this 1700-year-old site, where you can discover surviving mosaics, hypocausts, bathhouses and latrines. We can also arrange archaeology handling sessions. Sessions can be tailored to suit students from Key Stage 2 up to A Level.

How to obtain

Call 01242 890256 or email for more information.