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Interesting but not especially visitor friendly

If you're coming by car, there's a long one way road with no stopping places, and then a 5-10... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Ruth P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Bigger Than Expected

We stopped off to visit the Roman Villa while visiting English Heritage sites in Gloucester... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Dan B
Pershore, United Kingdom
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Great Witcombe, Gloucester GL3 4TW, England
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All reviews english heritage car park separate building single track well worth a visit mosaics birdlip romans ruins cirencester foundation century excavated shame information glimpse visitors
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Off the beaten track which leads to a small car park and from there it is an uphill walk to the site. A picture board gives an outline to the site which is small but interesting. Unfortunately the bath house and mosaics are in locked...More

Thank jennyjacksonuk
Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you're coming by car, there's a long one way road with no stopping places, and then a 5-10 minute walk uphill. Once you get there, there's an information board you can look at, with a good view over the ruins and over the valley...More

Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped off to visit the Roman Villa while visiting English Heritage sites in Gloucester & Cirencester. It was a lot bigger than I was expecting & from the outline that you can see & the picture as you walk in it's fairly easy to...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We walked right up from the main road but you can drive most of the way if you wish; there’s a small car park fairly close to the villa. The walk is a very gradual ascent and you’re surprised how high you are when you...More

Thank 110tessaf
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Wednesday 18th July 18, I went to visit Great Witcombe Roman Villa under the care of the English Heritage, set in a lovely golden valley surrounded by lakes and trees. In Roman Times the growth of the new tribal capital of Corinium (Cirencester), and the...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This Roman villa lies around 5 miles south-east on the centre of Gloucester. The road to the villa is a quarter of a mile from the Cross Hands roundabout at Brockworth on the road to Witcombe. The car park for the villa is about 0.9...More

Thank B J
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a look if you are in the area. Park ing close by through a single track rd. Short walk to villa remains. Shame some uneducated people have tried destroying some of the stones!!. Great views around the location

Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 8 July 2018

About five miles outside Gloucester city is the roman villa straight up Ermin Street on the way to Cirencester. It is about half a mile from the Crosshands at Brockworth. You can catch the number 10 bus to Brockworth visit the villa and return to...More

Thank David E
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
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

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