Kings Weston Roman Villa is a Roman villa near Lawrence Weston in the north-west of Bristol (grid reference ST533775). The villa was discovered during the construction of the Lawrence Weston housing estate in 1947. Two distinct buildings (Eastern and Western) were discovered. The Eastern building was fully excavated (in 1948–50), the other lies mostly below Long Cross road. Finds from the site are now held in the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.To visit Kings Weston Roman Villa on your trip to Bristol, use our Bristol journey maker app.
At Kings Weston Roman Villa visitors can see the only Roman bath suite in Bristol and two original 3rd-century mosaic floors as well as discover Roman central heating. The villa is open for public for special events and on open days. At other times visitors can collect a key from Blaise Castle or Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.
Kings Weston Roman Villa Reviews
Visible from the main road the site is not accessible without prior arrangement. Regardless the site can be viewed from the road. The site is small and unless your a real enthusiast you'll probably... more »
We visited as a family and enjoyed this Roman Villa a lot. You must get the key from Blaise Museum - check their opening times before you go. It is free but you need to give a £10 deposit to get... more »
It looks nice and I learned a lot about Roman villas
Historic Roman history in england
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