Bignor Roman Villa - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Bignor Roman Villa
Bignor Roman Villa is the stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in a spectacular Downland setting. One of the largest villas open to the public in Great Britain, with some of the finest mosaics all in-situ and all undercover. The rooms on display today are mostly located at the west end of the north wing, including a summer and winter dining room. The bathhouse is to the southeast. The rooms contain some of the best Roman mosaics to be found in Great Britain, both in te
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Located in the heart of the South Downs national park, Amberley Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East. With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, you can discover the South’s working past. Holdings and exhibitions at the museum cover a diversity of industrial and local heritage collections, including narrow gauge railways, local bus services, and a multitude of light and rural industrial subjects.
National Trust - Slindon Estate
6.82km from Bignor Roman Villa
Slindon Estate is 3500 acres of Sussex woodland, farmland, downland and pretty village all divided by paths, hedges, lanes and tracks. You can explore the estate by 25 miles of public footpaths and bridleways as well as over 900 acres of open access woodland. Springtime is the perfect time to visit to see lambing at Gaston Farm, and to take a beautiful bluebell walk through the woodlands of Nore Hill.
7.17km from Bignor Roman Villa
Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of a deep steep-sided valley or coombe that has been eroded into the chalk bedrock. It is an oasis of a kind. There is usually very little standing water in chalk country, as it percolates down through these porous rocks, leaving few natural ponds or lakes.
Parham House & Gardens
7.21km from Bignor Roman Villa
Parham is one of the country's finest Elizabethan houses, set at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex. The estate was originally owned by the Monastery of Westminster and granted to Robert Palmer by King Henry VIII in 1540. It contains an important collection of needlework, paintings and furniture. The spectacular Long Gallery is the third longest in England. The gardens include a four-acre Walled Garden with stunning herbaceous borders, plus Pleasure Grounds.
7.28km from Bignor Roman Villa
Petworth House in the parish of Petworth, West Sussex, England, is a late 17th-century Grade I listed country house, rebuilt in 1688 by Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, and altered in the 1870s to the design of the architect Anthony Salvin. It contains intricate wood-carvings by Grinling Gibbons. It is the manor house of the manor of Petworth. For centuries it was the southern home for the Percy family, Earls of Northumberland.
7.39km from Bignor Roman Villa
WWT Arundel is one of nine wildfowl and wetland nature reserves managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, a nature conservation charity in the United Kingdom. The 60 acres reserve is situated at the foot of the Offham Hangar, a part of the Arun valley in Arundel, West Sussex, England. One of the endangered species protected at the centre is the Hawaiian goose,or nēnē, the rarest goose in the world, and state bird of Hawaii. Many species of duck, goose and swan can be seen at the reserve.
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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.