image for Walking Event item typeVISIT: Devils Dyke & Burwell Museum at Devils Dyke

Walking Event, Sun 15 Oct 2017

Contact

Peterborough Archaeology

Address

Burwell,
Newmarket,
CB25 0HX

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 15 Oct VISIT: Devils Dyke & Burwell Museum

Details

Devils Dyke is a scheduled site of national importance and has a fascinating history linked to the Saxons. It is an impressive bank and ditch which is 7 miles long and is wider and higher than Offa’s Dyke.

The guided walk along the earthworks will look at the archaeology, the surrounding landscape and the development of the area in past times.

David Crawford-White will be your expert guide.

09.45 Arrive at the Devils Dyke car park (allow about 80 mins from Peterborough)
09.55 Group briefing
10.00 Part 1 of the tour starts and will last about 1 hour. Return to cars
11.30 Part 2 of the tour start and will last approx. 1.25 hours
12.45 Lunch break in Reach or Burwell
13.50 Meet outside the museum in Burwell
14.00 Tour of the museum
15.30 Ends

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 15 Oct 2017 09:45 to 15:30

Prices

The visit is free to FRAG members other than a fee of £4 for the museum. Booking a place is open to FRAG members until Friday 30th September on a first come basis (numbers limited to 20).

Directions

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Map reference: TL 573646  Lat: 52.25778 Long: 0.30351



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