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Great Witcombe Roman Villa

Great Witcombe, Gloucester GL3 4TW, England
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Worth a look if you are in the area. Park ing close by through a single track rd. Short walk to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mslancashire503927
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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A Country location of roman britian

About five miles outside Gloucester city is the roman villa straight up Ermin Street on the way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David E
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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  • Average28%
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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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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed February 16, 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

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Reviewed January 20, 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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Reviewed October 18, 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 September 23, 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..

1  Thank Tracey A
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Reviewed June 7, 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 May 23, 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

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Reviewed March 26, 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 March 4, 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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