Discovery Visits at Lullingstone Roman Villa

Give your students a better understanding of what life was really like in Roman Britain, and let our site experts bring the people who once lived and worked at Lullingstone back to life in a hands-on Discovery Visit.


Roman Life and Learning from Archaeology

History, RE, Science

Explore the remains of the villa, handle replica objects and take part in role play. Discover what life was like at Lullingstone Roman Villa for its wealthy owners and the people who worked there, and how the technology of the hypocaust system worked. Discuss the evidence archaeologists can learn from artefacts, and why they are important in understanding the culture and religious beliefs of Roman Britain.

  • Availability: April to October: Tuesday to Thursday during term time
  • Session lasts for 1 1/2 hours
  • £100 per session
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Plan Your Trip

We have a wide range of materials to support your visit and make school trip planning easy. Download our free resources to help you make the most out of your visit and create unique learning experiences before, during and after your trip.

We also offer free planning visits for group leaders once you have made a booking. Our Education Booking Team is on hand to advise and help you create the best possible school trip to suit your needs and area of study.

  • Facilities
    • PARKING: Parking is available for cars and a limited number of coaches in the car park.
    • TOILETS: Please use the public toilets in the car park. An accessible toilet is available at the villa.
    • LUNCH: You are welcome to enjoy packed lunches on the grassed area and benches. 
    • SHOP: There is a gift shop selling a range of English Heritage gifts and souvenirs. We recommend bringing your class in small groups at a time
    • ACCESSIBILITY: Most of the villa is accessible for wheelchair users, although there are steps to the mausoleum and shrine. There are lifts to the first floor and mezzanine level.

Planning Your Visit

Planning your visit couldn’t be easier with the help of our resources. However if you need more details or have specific questions about your trip or our Free Self-Led or Expert Led visits, please get in touch with our Education Booking Team on 0370 333 0606

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