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Festival of Archaeology at Oxburgh

Join us for the Festival of Archaeology and enjoy a range of activities as you delve into Oxburgh’s past.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Archaeological excavations have revealed evidence of Roman and Medieval settlements within what is now Oxburgh Estate. Join us as we celebrate Oxburgh's secret history!

Join our extremely knowledgeable archaeology volunteers on a guided walk of Oxburgh’s incredible archaeology, plus see some of the finds unearthed in recent excavations up close. Families can enjoy digging for treasure and have a go at our Heritage Explorer Challenge spotter sheet.

Guided Walk: Oxburgh's Underground Secrets. Please visit the specific event on the events page for full information.

Archaeology display: Recent archaeological excavations in the parkland have uncovered thousands of items that reveal more about Oxburgh's hidden past. See our display of some of the amazing finds. 11am - 3pm on the North Terrace. Activity: Sifting for Treasure. Join our visitor experience team and have a go at sifting for finds! Using trowels and brushes, can you find any hidden treasures hiding in the sand? 11am - 3pm on the North Terrace. Children require adult supervision.

Trail: Heritage Explorer Challenge. Almost everywhere you look there’s some archaeological evidence waiting to be found. Can you become a heritage explorer with our spotter sheet for children? Available to pick up from Visitor Welcome on arrival.

This is event is part of CBA Festival of Archaeology, www.archaeologyuk.org/festival

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 01366 328258 Pre booking a space for the tour 'Oxburgh’s Underground Secrets' is advisable.

Suitability

Children require adult supervision at all times.

Meeting point

Activities take place across the estate. Full details of locations will be available on arrival.

What to bring and wear

Many of these activities take place outside. Please dress appropriately for the weather on the day.

Accessibility

Many of these activities take place in a gazebo on a grassed lawn. This surface may be uneven in places.

Other

Pre-booking a space for the tour 'Oxburgh’s Underground Secrets' is advisable. Please visit the specific event on the events page for full information.

Contact info

Oxburgh Property Office

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