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Bodiam100: Archaeology Dig

Join us at Bodiam Castle as we undertake a new archaeological dig in partnership with UCL and Archaeology South-East this summer.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

An archaeological dig will be undertaken to see what may be discovered from the Roman site which lies to the south of the River Rother. Throughout the three-week dig period, there will be dig site visits, graffiti tours and much more to get involved in. Head to the Finds Tent in the Mill Pond to see what the team have discovered.

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

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Meeting point

Please ask at visitor reception for more details.

What to bring and wear

Please wear clothing appropriate to the weather.

Accessibility

There are gravel paths from Visitor Reception to the castle and around the moat. Elsewhere in the grounds there is uneven terrain.

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on
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at
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on
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at
10:00 to 16:00
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