Address: Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way, Fishbourne, West Sussex, PO19 3QR
Phone Number: 01243 785859
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens is a large Roman dwelling built in approximately 75AD with gardens and located one and a half miles West of Chichester.
On site you can watch a film to show you how the villa would have looked in it’s heyday and find out who may have lived in it. The North wing of of what remains of the palace is available to view and has a number of mosaic floors to see, the largest collections of in-situ mosaics in the UK. There is also a museum displaying the Roman artefacts discovered during the excavations including coins, jewellery and pottery.
The recreated Roman gardens are laid out as the historians believe they might have been during the villa’s occupation and there is also a garden museum where you can learn more about the garden and have a go at some gardening activities. There is also a Discovery centre which features changing exhibits. Guided tours available.
- Free car parking.
- Shop selling souvenirs, books and jewellery.
- Cafe serving lunches, cakes and beverages.
- Picnic area.
Open daily from 10am during February to mid December, then weekends during the second half of December and through January.
Before you start your journey to Fishbourne Roman Palace for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.