Newport Roman Villa is a 1,700 year old farmhouse and Scheduled Ancient Monument a 10 min walk from Newport Bus Station.
It was discovered in 1926 when the owner of a nearby house dug foundations for a garage, subsequent excavations revealed extensive remains of a late Romano-British farmhouse built around 280 AD. The well-preserved remains at Newport Roman Villa provide a fascinating insight into country life in third century Britain. The Villa has a superb bath suite with, under floor heating and remnants of mosaic floors. Sections of the Villa have been reconstructed to illustrate the building materials used; you can peep into a Roman kitchen and see preparations for a Roman feast. Discover the plants Romans would have used in the beautiful herb garden.
If you show the Southern Vectis APP you will receive 20% off the entry fee.
2022 Opening Times
April, May, June - Mon, Weds and Fri: 10.30am to 2.30pm (last entry)
July and August - Mon to Sat: 10.30am to 2.30pm (last entry)
September - Mon, Weds and Fri: 10.30am to 2.30pm (last entry)