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Easily located via brown signs off southbound A3, 5 miles south of Petersfield. Always friendly welcome, reconstruction of stone and iron age buildings and Roman villa. Ancient breed sheep, goats and pigs. Bags of suitable feed for animals available, kids love to feed the always...More
Visited on a bit of a drizzly Monday Initially Good impression friendly welcome. I had brought my granddaughter who is seven. There seemed to be very little staff only one friendly guy wandering around. We visited all the exhibits and carried out the quiz. There...More
Visited this attraction whilst staying locally. It looked really good online but wasn't as good as we hoped.
The roman villa was closed as was the archeological dig bits which was a shame.
There is also not a great deal of written information for visitors...More
I really enjoyed our visit to this open-air living archeological site. There is a lot of good information to read and great re-constructions of ancient buildings based on actual archeological finds from the Stone Age, the Iron Age, Roman Britain, and Anglo-Saxons period. Butser is also...More
Brilliant day out. The roman villa exhibit was so informative. The role players were so hands on and amazingly well informed about the subject matter, my boys and I were blown away by it all. We watched some great demonstrations and thoroughly enjoyed the trip.
Just got back from a very interesting afternoon out visiting the various huts from different ages. A lovely lady called Vivienne was telling us all about the construction of the huts. We also spoke to a really interesting man and his dog who do the...More
I visit regularly as it's worth having the drive. The roundhouses and the Romans villa is great and really gets the imagination firing. We've attended during easter as it's nice to see the lambs running in the fields at the same time.
We have also...More
My son went with his school and was very enthused so decided to take the boys one weekend. There was absolutely nothing to do. There are a few huts but not much written about them despite buying the expensive guide which at £3 is a...More
My in-laws are from Rome and as a result we have seen a lot of old Roman buildings and tourist attractions. I volunteered as a parent helper, out of curiosity; and had a really WONDERFUL day at Butser! We were transported back in time to...More
I came here with a load of kids from the local school. Not really much to do for the day. The kids were getting quite impatient, thinking they were going to see sone form of battle commence. Apart from that, it was ok.