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Fascinating, an amazing experience to actually walk on an ancient mosaic

Although small, Bignor gives you an excellent experience about how the Romans used to live. Found... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mel C
Fantastic mosiacs in amazing condition

Very interesting Roman history day out, they sometimes have events (Roman way of life, gladiators... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Cheswick15
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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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Visitors to the Roman villa at Bignor will tour the ancient site (circa AD190) that evolved over several centuries, and which houses some of the best preserved mosaics in England.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although small, Bignor gives you an excellent experience about how the Romans used to live. Found nestling under the Downs with Stane Street, the main road to Londinium available to walk on if you go up to the top of Bignor hill after your visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Very interesting Roman history day out, they sometimes have events (Roman way of life, gladiators etc).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cheswick15
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Enjoyed my visit but it was slightly tarnished by the miserable attitude of the two young females in the ticket office, not even a smile or a thank you when I handed over the admission fee. Thought the length of the corridor mosaic was impressive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I was honestly expecting to be bored but it turned out to be a really great day out. Lots of interesting things to see and the area it is in, is simply gorgeous.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Bignor Roman Villa 19 little people 👫and 3 teachers 👩🏼‍🎓here to learn about how the Romans lived

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

I went there, the mosaic paintings were dusty and hard to look at and there was these big flying bugs EVERYWHERE. Not to visit again

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Stunning Sussex location, a little bit of land that time forgot.. You can imagine what a spa sojourn might have been like here millennia ago Well worth a visit to see what Rome left behind, admire the mosaic's and the early central heating. Follow it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Bignor is not a huge site, neither it is imposing. However, the quality of the mosaics displayed on this site will make the journey to this Roman residence worth the trip along the country lanes. In fact, those are not particularly narrow, and only at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Trepesciolini
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Stuck out on a hill near the village of Bignor and pretty much slap bang on the South Downs Way is this remarkable, privately owned roman villa displaying some brilliant mosaics. Those creative types have never stopped roman around - sorry! - and the Medusa's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Considering this is a private museum, the family who own it have done a wonderful job preserving Roman history for the public to view. Located in a beautiful part of West Sussex down quiet country lanes, the site is a good spot for a picnic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SussexWillowisp
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Charlee B
17 August 2018|
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Adult £6 Senior £4.50 Child £3.50 (5-16 years) Student £4.50 Family £16 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
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They're welcome in the grounds just not the villa xx
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We travelled from Arundel. Google maps confirms that it is 31miles and approximately 45 mins to drive.(7am) I would say allow longer if travelling in time for it to open as there will be more cars on the road. I hope you... More
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