Fishbourne in West Sussex is the home of Fishbourne Roman Palace, which was partially discovered in 1805 with the rest being uncovered in 1960 during the digging of a water main. It was discovered to be the UK’s oldest and biggest Roman dwelling with wonderfully preserved mosaics. Explore Chichester Harbour and its array of wildlife from here, either on foot or one of the many cycle paths which circumnavigate the harbour and also reach West Wittering beach or Chichester city centre.

An image showing a person dressed as a Roman Soldier at Fishbourne Roman Palace

Fishbourne Roman Palace, or Fishbourne Roman Villa as it’s sometimes known, is the largest Roman home in Britain. Spend your day exploring fascinating Roman remains, the largest collection of mosaics in situ. in the UK, and visit the Fishbourne Roman Palace Café for a tasty bite.

A picture of St Thomas a Becket church in Warblington

Just over the county border in Warblington, Hampshire is St Thomas à Becket Church, often known as St Thomas of Canterbury’s Church. The oldest part of the building is Anglo Saxon, with Norman and gothic additions. The two gravewatchers’ huts in…