Great Witcombe Roman Villa

Great Witcombe Roman Villa

Have you ever wondered where the rich Roman lived and how? In the Roman world when they occupied Britain they built one of their own rich home which is called, Great Witcombe Roman Villa.

Yes, these remains of the house stone walls which you are witnessing across your eyelids were discovered by farmworkers in 1818 were the biggest Roman residences in Britain!

Something extra rests in the house unexpectedly

Noticing the rich Roman passion and money went to when admiring the sea creatures that had been captured in an extraordinary three fragile mosaic.

Why sea animals? The Romans loved decorating their bathrooms with watery or aquatic displays which explain why they are placed in the lower cold bathhouse.

The structure of your face divided by maintaining eye contact when concentrating on the mosaic with a humming sound coming from your throat when imagining how this masterpiece got put together?

The family presumably want to support their locals, which signifies why they picked some local stones and reused them to small tesserae tiles to create the mindblowing mosaics, hence, the payment was very expensive to produce a finer detailed piece.

How life worked with the type of people living in the villa were different over here

The excitement and curiosity of Roman life will fill your brain when you get to this unusual place and breath the fresh air as the location blocks all types of car traffic noise and let nature noise takes the open space in the hillside at Great Witcombe, near Gloucester.

The shine, strong, remains of the stone walls are taking lots of ground space. Letting anyone impressed by making your eyes wide. This indicates the owners are wealthy, they might be working in governments or administration not far away from the Roman town of Glevum which is known now as Gloucester.

The end of the villa life

The long tree surrounded the place like an army protecting the villa and making a rustling sound with a light breeze as you will be standing more on the open grassy land rather than in between the persist of the house.

Times started to be difficult which, probably was the reason why the previous residents left and moved to the cities as their walls were safer.

Peace with the surrounding of the rich nature

An amazing way to have a great insight into the Roman rich life as the birds tweeting acting like a morning call to go outside and have a nice stroll in the greenery and consider moving to the farmland when taking in the exquisite view around the countryside.

Coopers Hill Farm,
Gloucestershire,
GB GL3 4TW

Free parking, Paid parking