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Archaeology Family Fun Days at Carding Mill Valley

Become an archaeologist for a day! Join in the fun and see what you can dig up.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Bring the whole family to our archaeology family fun days in July.

Pop on your Indiana Jones hat and brush away time in the sand pit archaeological sites. Record your finds like a proper archaeologist and learn fascinating facts about your finds.

Go potty!- piece together pots and plates to find out more.

There will be archaeology themed colouring available for younger children.

10am to 3pm, drop in to take part throughout the day.


The basics


Designed for children aged 5 to 16 but all ages welcome

Meeting point

Carding Mill Valley, Chalet Pavilion - follow signs.

What to bring and wear

Wear clothes appropriate to the weather, this is an outdoor site.

Contact info

National Trust , Carding Mill Valley

Upcoming events


Archaeology Display 

Discover the hidden stories of Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd.

Event summary

22 Jul to 28 Jul 2024
10:00 to 17:00
+ 6 other dates or times

Talk by Stewart Ainsworth - Bodbury Ring: a new perspective 

Join us for this fascinating talk by Landscape Archaeologist Stewart Ainsworth - formerly of Time Team.

Event summary

24 Jul 2024
19:30 to 21:30