The Villa is now open for the 2014 season, 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm (last admission is at 4pm) until 31st October. The Villa first opened to the public in 1814 so if you visit us this season you will be helping us to mark our 200th anniversary of welcoming visitors to see the wonderful Roman remains here at Bignor.
Heritage Open Days - Free Admission!
This year Bignor Roman Villa will again take part in the National Heritage Open Days scheme by welcoming visitors totally free of charge for two days - Saturday 13th September and Sunday the 14th September. Take advantage and come and enjoy this hidden gem.
See Raven-Tor Living History Group in action at Bignor Roman Villa
We would like to say a big thank you to the wonderful members of Raven Tor Living History Group who have given up their time to entertain and educate our visitors for three brilliant weekends this season. Thank you guys!
BIGNOR ROMAN VILLA
Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in a spectacular Downland setting.
Learn why the Roman owners chose to develop such a magnificent settlement at Bignor in the 3rd Century AD and how they acquired wealth from its location.
Outside the Roman Villa, walk through the beautiful Nyetimber vineyard and explore the endless footpaths and stunning villages in the heart of the newly designated South Downs National Park.
Education at Bignor Roman Villa
To book your group or school visit please telephone Lisa or Karen on 01798 869259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Outreach Talks on Bignor Roman Villa
Is your group or society looking for speakers? If so, why not book one of our knowledgeable team to come and visit your venue to talk about Bignor Roman Villa, its history past and present. Please contact us at email@example.com or call on 01798869259 to discuss your requirements or to make a booking. Bookings now being taken for 2014 and 2015.
Interested in Volunteering?
If you have an interest in history and the Romans, or have a love of the South Downs and have some spare time, the team at Bignor would love to hear from you. Opportunities for volunteers are varied; train to become a visitor guide, customer service in the shop and tearoom, assistance with educational visits and help at special events. Call or email for more information.
Become a Friend of Bignor Roman Villa
'Friends of Bignor Roman Villa' is a seasonal subcription for frequent visitors. For only twice the normal entrance fee your 'Friends' cards allows entry throught the forthcoming season (open 7 days a week from 1st March to 31st October 2014). Your card also allows you free entry to all our special events. Should you be interested in supporting Bignor Roman Villa please speak to a member of staff on your next visit or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visitors with Dogs
Dogs are not permitted in the museum or tea room. However, they are welcome in the carpark and picnic area. Fresh water and shade is available in the picnic area. Please note there is no shade in the carpark. If you require clarification please call prior to your visit. We ask that you clean up after your dogs.