Explore Archaeology on Salisbury Plain

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When: 20 Jul 2013

Cost: Free

Opening hours: 10am-4pm

Website: Visit website

Festivals & Heritage

Discover amazing archaeology and spectacular artefacts at Barrow Clump, a Bronze Age burial mound and Saxon cemetry being excavated by injured soldiers and Wessex Archaeology as part of Operation Nightingale.

  • Experience a real archaeological dig
  • Witness the discovery of Saxon burials
  • Meet archaeologists and learn about their work
  • View some fascinating artefacts from the excavation
  • Handle replica Saxon artefacts fronm Salisbury Museum
  • Get "hands on" in the mini dig
  • Make and decorate your own clay pot
  • Meet Channel 4's Time Tema favourite Phil Harding

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Venue address

Barrow Clump
Durrington, Wiltshire


Drive north on A345 from the Amesbury junction of the A303, crossing onw roundabout. Turn right at the "C" tank crossing and follow signs to the parking area. Please note that the site is a 15 minute walk from the parking area. Limited spaces are availabl


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