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Great Witcombe Roman Villa

Great Witcombe, Gloucester GL3 4TW, England
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History and imagination

A fantastic little trip back in time to the era of Roman occupation of Britain.Fantastic views of... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Stephen H
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Ran past, quick look, carried on.

Found the villa sign posted whilst running in the area so went to have a look. There’s a locked... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
RichardPrince
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“mosaic floors” (3 reviews)
“car park” (9 reviews)
“coopers hill” (2 reviews)
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Great Witcombe, Gloucester GL3 4TW, England
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"lovely setting"
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A fantastic little trip back in time to the era of Roman occupation of Britain.Fantastic views of the surrounding area and your imagination runs wild as you look at the ruins and imagine what they would have looked like way back when.The history of the...More

Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Found the villa sign posted whilst running in the area so went to have a look. There’s a locked building which from reading about the site I believe the Mosaic pavements are kept. Other than that, it’s in a nice setting. There’s a car park...More

Thank RichardPrince
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Having seen the Roman villa at Chedworth, we were intrigued enough to make a detour to see this one which isn't easy to find, but worth the effort. It's a fair hike from the car park, but not overly strenuous and the footpath is actually...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

It's not the easiest place to get to and quite a walk from the car park, but worth the visit, and it's free..

Thank Tracey A
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a must-see, but only if you don't mind dogs running around. Inconsiderate owners allow their dogs off the leash. They don't care about other visitors, which is typical of dog owners. They should keep their dogs leashed. We won't go back until this...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's tucked away up tiny roads, and is a few hundred yards walk from the car park. When you arrive, you can see the foundations of part of a Roman Villa. The mosaics that were discovered are locked away and unavailable to view. There is...More

Thank Jeff1903
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

If you like olden finds, such as roman stones, villages & streets this is for you! I like old finds & find them very interesting.

Thank Christina S
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting in the middle of the country, very peaceful. Ruins of an old country house dating back to the 5th century

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We visited last weekend and were just about the only people there. The site is a short walk away from the small car park, the views are beautiful and the place is very peaceful. The ruins themselves are interesting, you can walk through the various...More

Thank ericmag
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

An intresting location for a villa set up on the slope just below the famous Coopers hill where the anual cheese rolling contest takes place with the famous cotswold Way runs by a must for serious walkers, well worth a visit for those of a...More

Thank robin h
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