Newport Roman Villa

Visitor Information

The Roman Garden at Newport Roman Villa

Opening times

Newport Roman villa is now closed for the winter. It will reopen on 1 April 2022.

October half term opening times

During the two week October half term (18 to 29 October 2021) the Villa will be open for special community days. This will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week, from 10am - 3pm, last admission 2:30pm.

There will be a discounted admission price of £1 per person, and each week there will be a different family trail and activity pack to take home.

Please note: the activity room may be closed for these events and we have limited ability to take payment by cards – please allow extra time if you wish to pay this way.

School and bookings are taken throughout the year. Please contact us for further information by telephoning 01983 823433.

Admission Prices

Adults  £3.95
Seniors (60+) £3.50
Students (with ID)  £3.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £12.00
Children (5-17 years) £2.95
Children (under 5 years) Free 

We have limited facilities to take payment by card so please allow a little extra time if you need to pay in this way.

Finding Us

Newport Roman Villa has been described as a ‘hidden gem’, the site is tucked away in a residential area of Newport. For map and full address see our Contact page.

  • Foot – Newport Roman Villa is a flat 10 minute walk from the centre of Newport.
  • Bus – Newport Roman villa is less than 10 minutes’ walk from the central bus station in Newport and the local service No. 38 (Newport-Carisbrooke-Newport) stops at the end of Cypress road (2 mins walk). Visit the Southern Vectis website for more information about bus travel on the Isle of Wight. 
  • Car – There are no parking restrictions on Cypress road and drivers will usually be able to find parking in this or one of the adjacent residential roads. Alternatively there is a Pay & Display car park on Medina Avenue (less than 5 mins walk) or several other car parking options a short walk away in central Newport.
  • Bicycle – Newport Roman Villa is just minutes away from the scenic Newport to Sandown cycle track (exit at Shide). Find out more about cycling on the Isle of Wight on the Visit Isle of Wight website.


Newport Roman Villa is partially accessible to wheelchair users. Most of the site can be accessed, including the Roman Garden, bath suite, and exhibition of artefacts. Unfortunately we do not have an accessible toilet on site.

You can also take a 360° virtual tour of the villa on Google Maps.

You are welcome to contact us prior to your visit for further information or to discuss your needs.

Visitor Reviews

“Excellent descriptive displays”

“Really good fun, and educational!”

“A hidden gem … Totally fascinating and well worth a visit.”

Read more on Trip Advisor and Google Reviews. If you’ve visited – please leave us a review.