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Festival of Archaeology at Brean Down

Join us for a weekend of history at Brean Down and explore its fascinating past, stretching back over 10,000 years.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Get involved with lots of exciting activities which will bring different chapters of the Down's history to life, from searching for pottery remains at the site of the Roman temple to dressing up as an officer at the World War II fort.

No need to book, visit the welcome centre to find out how to get involved



Event ticket prices

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

Check admission prices

The basics


Very welcome

Meeting point

Brean Down welcome unit

What to bring and wear

Weather appropriate clothing


Steps up to main area however trampers available