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It's time for great days out!

Great days out are back! Rockbourne Roman Villa is open and we can’t wait to give you a warm and safe welcome! You can book an admission ticket and a day and time to visit us here and read on to find out more about the measures we have in place to help keep everyone safe during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you to the villa soon!

Staying Safe

To help keep everyone safe, we’ve made some changes at Rockbourne Roman Villa. We have introduced a number of measures in line with government guidelines to help manage our visitor numbers and ensure we maintain social distancing to protect you, our staff and volunteers. Please read on for information about booking your visit and what to expect when you are with us.

What we are doing to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 

  • Giving you a warm welcome at a safe distance
  • Introducing advanced booking to reduce queues 
  • Using signage to help you maintain social distance
  • Asking for cashless payment wherever possible
  • Providing hand sanitiser for you to use
  • Taking away high-contact exhibits and displays

If you have any concerns or questions during your visit, please talk to a member of our team – they will be happy to help you.

You can find out answers to some commonly asked questions in our reopening and coronavirus information and FAQs.

Admission tickets and booking your visit 

We have introduced advanced booking to Rockbourne Roman Villa to help us manage our visitor numbers. You need to purchase an admission ticket and book a visiting time. Booking your visiting time is free. If you already have an admission ticket, you do not need to pay again, but you do need to book a time to visit. Please book a visiting time for each member of your party, including children.



Please do not visit if you or any members of your household are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with anyone who has it. Information on how to re-book or cancel your visit is detailed on your booking confirmation.

Opening times 

Our opening days and hours are available to view online. Please check before you visit.

Social distancing and hygiene 

During your visit, we ask that you follow our guidelines on social distancing and hygiene to help keep us all safe. We are operating a one-way system at Rockbourne Roman Villa, which is indicated by signage. Hand sanitiser stations are positioned at the entrances and exits of each of the museum's buildings. To keep everyone safe, please wear a face covering when visiting Rockbourne Roman Villa.


Pay once, visit all year! With your ticket, you can enjoy unlimited visits to Rockbourne Roman Villa and return as many times as you like for a whole year!

Ticket - Pay once, visit all year Price
Adult £4.50
Children (5-15 years) £2.25
Concession £3.50
Under 5s Free
Family Ticket (up to 5 people, max. 2 adults) £12.50

Find out more about our concession and discounted tickets.

Dogs are welcome in the grounds but not in the museum.


Outside there are ramps which give access to view the villa remains, although the site is largely grass with no paths and the ground is uneven, which may make wheelchair use difficult.

Group visits

Groups are very welcome at Rockbourne Roman Villa. We also offer a fantastic resource for schools studying Roman Britain, which can be tailored to meet the needs of your pupils. Please contact us on 01725 518541 to arrange your booking. 

How to get here

Our address is Rockbourne Roman Villa, Rockbourne Road, Rockbourne, near Fordingbridge, SP6 3PG. This is a rural address therefore please use our postcode with your Sat Nav.

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