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A real surprise

I have visited Orpington many times over the years but never realised that this place existed. The... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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Roman villa

Great little place with lots to do. They offer different activities that young children through to... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Orpington, United Kingdom
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Crofton Roman Villa Crofton Road, Orpington, Bromley BR6 8AF, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The story is there for all to see. A really well preserved roman villa. The staff are most helpful and a visit is very enjoyable. Lots of things for both adults and children

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Trevor K
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Opposite the main entrance of Orpington Station, at Crofton Halls stands what is left of a Roman villa. The fact that its entirely enclosed within a building is unusual and must be the only one of its kind.. the space it occupies is not much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Micklah
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited Orpington many times over the years but never realised that this place existed. The building is very unassuming and opening times are restricted so it is easily missed. The museum consists of quite substantial remains which have been supplemented by modern additions...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Young children. Were listening to the most boring guide I have come across if only they knew the history same question was asked by two children within 10 minutes with 2 different answers

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank christopher g
Reviewed 17 September 2017

As with most Roman ruins in the UK, all there is to see here are the foundations of what was once a fairly large villa. It's interesting and you can find out a bit about the Romans in Orpington, but don't expect Pompeii!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SteveC2
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Incredible to think that this archaeological marvel is just a few paces from a scruffy SE train station. Its street appearance is unprepossessing but that's just the way of purpose-built structures I suppose: it's simply there to protect the remains of an ancient Roman Villa,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great little place with lots to do. They offer different activities that young children through to primary school age will enjoy. They offer summer activities too. Worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

A Roman Villa found on the hillside overlooking the valley that is now Orpington. Educational for both young and old.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I visited here with my 9 year old daughter and 6 year old son. A family ticket cost us £4, and for that we had free reign to wander around the facility and partake in many fun activities. Also included was a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank 743nigelg
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Amazing to think that in this little backwater of Kent there are such wonderful Roman mosaics. Don't miss the chance to see it.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Michael D
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