Rockbourne Roman Villa
From £7.50
10 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024
Children & family activities, Festivals, Summer
10am - 4pm

Join us for a unique family friendly living history event with combat displays and activities, all set in the beautiful village of Rockbourne. 

Our Anglo-Saxon past will be brought to life by the authentic Herigeas Hundas, and discover more about Roman life and combat history with The Butser Roman Legion. They will also be joined by The Vicus, for an exciting exploration of our ancient past. Expect displays and demonstrations spanning the Iron Age, Romans, Gladiators and Saxons.

Come face to face with Saxon Warriors and Roman Soldiers, and learn more about the site's Iron Age past. There will also be the chance to take a tour of the roman villa and archaeological site with an archaeologist. There will also be displays and lots of craft and making activities for children, including decorating your own shield, all included in the ticket price.

Tickets are for one day. Gates open at 10am.

  • Adults - £14
  • Concession - £12
  • Children - £7.50
  • Family - £40

We are offering discounted tickets again for existing annual ticket holders. A discount code will be sent via email or call us on 01725 518541. 

For the best deal possible, become an annual ticket holder by buying a ticket online or in the museum, and then use the code when ordering your event tickets. 

Ticket price for Annual Ticket holders:

  • Adults - £7
  • Concession - £6
  • Children - £3.75
  • Family £20

Bring along a picnic. Ice creams, cold drinks and hot food will be available to purchase. The site is dog friendly - dogs on leads are welcome on site. They are only prohibited from entering the museum building.


  • Row of red roman shields lined up ready for battle
  • Living history combat display

Dates and times

  1. Sat 10 Aug 2024
  2. Sun 11 Aug 2024
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