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Life in a Roman Villa

at Butser Ancient Farm

Discover what life in a Roman Villa would have been like almost 2000 years ago!

Monday 31 May - Friday 4 June (All guided activities will run between 11:00 and 15:00)

Normal admission prices apply. Tickets must be booked in advance through the Butser website

Butser Ancient Farm recently completed an ambitious villa renovation project to improve the presentation and facilities at the villa. Based on excavations from Sparsholt near Winchester, the villa is now welcoming guests, with a working hypocaust, beautifully painted brightly coloured walls, a mosaic floor, toilets, furnishings and decoration fit for a Roman family to move in! 

In association with Chichester's Roman week the farm will be showcasing what life in a countryside Villa would have been like. There will also be a Roman themed children's trail and hands on activities for the whole family to try as you discover Butser's timeline of ancient homes from the Stone Age to the Saxons. 

Check the Butser website nearer the time for specific activities on offer each day.  

Butser Roman Villa (c) Rachel Bingham