Hands on History:

Archaeology detectives

Date

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018, every day (except event weekends) 

Time

11am - 5pm

Location

Chesters Roman Fort 

Suitable For

Families

Dig into history with the whole family this summer holiday. Discover your inner archaeologist with our Hands on History crew and handle some artefacts.

Take part in a sand pit dig to unveil secrets from the time when Roman troops were based at Chesters Roman Fort. There'll be plenty more hands-on activities to keep your mini detective busy too, including sword skills, armour handling and hobby horse racing.

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £7.00
Child, 5-17 years £4.20
Concession £6.30
Family £18.20

Price Notes

Ticket price includes entry to the event and site.

How to book

Tickets will be available to purchase at the site on the day.

How to find us

Address
Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4EU
Location
Northumberland, North East

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