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Bignor Roman Villa

Pulborough RH20 1PH, England
+44 1798 869259
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Interesting area of actual Roman occupation

Lots of actual mosaics, tools, and rooms from Roman times with all well documented. There are... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Pulborough, United Kingdom
Such a pleasant discovery

We first learned about Bignor while we were walking on the South Downs and we saw a signpost. After... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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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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Pulborough RH20 1PH, England
+44 1798 869259
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lots of actual mosaics, tools, and rooms from Roman times with all well documented. There are often subject interest days for local children. A small cafe onsite

Thank davenannp
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We first learned about Bignor while we were walking on the South Downs and we saw a signpost. After completing our walk we decided to take a look. It's a little out of the way but worth the drive. The mosaics are quite fascinating, especially...More

Thank FionaYB
Reviewed 6 November 2017

When I've heard about Roman settlements to visit and learn about history Bignor Roman Villa never was on my radar. Having visited, I'd change that and would recommend any fan of history or Roman remains make a trip to this villa. The facility is located...More

Thank AndreK933
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This takes a little effort to get to but is worth it. Some of the finest in situ Roman mosaics in the UK with a small museum within the villa itself. Everything is well labelled and there is a useful guidebook - we also found...More

Thank YsanneB
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Lovely location and super place to spend an hour looking around. Friendly welcome and if you do the gift aid (UK Tax payers only) – you can come back for free during the next year. Mosaics are excellent and it’s worth just looking at one...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Allow a good hour to visit this villa. Some of the mosaics are the best I've ever seen and are insitu. The buildings put up in the 1800's give a feel of how things must have been in Roman times.

1  Thank AJ-LS15
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here when we took our grandchildren aged 7 and 9 and they thoroughly enjoyed walking around seeing the mosaics trying on the helmets etc. A great family afternoon. THANKYOU Jacky & Greville

1  Thank Jacky B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Firstly the villa is set in beautiful Sussex countryside. Enjoy the drive through small pretty villages. The villa itself has a great view of the South Downs. This is a small family operation with a little tea room. The mosaics are stunning. Well worth a...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Visited on a lovely sunny Sunday, wonderful location, amazing mosaics of great quality. Lots of information available. Loved the fact this is a family affair not a commercial attraction. Reminded me of days out with my family in the 1970's. Great little cafe serving home...More

Thank bettydog2016
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a very sunny Sunday, it was lovely setting even though was very remote (watch the windy single track roads to get there) The villa is a good visit, with amazing mosaics and good insights on how the Romans lived The cafe was...More

1  Thank James R
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Beverley T | Reviewed this property |
They're welcome in the grounds just not the villa xx
Len R
23 May 2017|
Response from Hazel S | Reviewed this property |
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
Nicholas S
31 March 2016|
Response from JimH70_12 | Reviewed this property |
I am uncertain, but it is only a half hour drive from Horsham, if you have difficulty finding out let me know it is only a 10 minute drive from me.