Archaeology Dig Tours

Join DigVentures for a guided tour of the dig site at Earth Trust to see the latest discoveries being unearthed from our landscape’s hidden history.

Archaeologists from DigVentures uncovered the remains of a Roman villa and related buildings during excavations at the foot of Wittenham Clumps, next to the Earth Trust visitor centre. These remains have begun to reveal the story of a Romano-British family who lived and worked the land in the 3rd-4th centuries AD.

From Roman kitchen utensils to the arrival of the first pet dogs in Roman Britain, it was a glimpse into a changing world through an everyday family home and working farm. But the remains that have been uncovered so far only represent the first chapter of their story.

This summer, archaeologists from DigVentures are returning to explore more of the rich history surrounding Wittenham Clumps.

On this special one-hour guided tour, you’ll get to:

  • Go ‘behind the scenes’ on the dig
  • Follow one of DigVentures’ archaeologists around the working dig site
  • See the latest findings
  • Find out more about the Roman history of Wittenham Clumps
  • Meet the archaeologists, and ask questions!

Suitable for enthusiastic teenagers and adults. This is a must-attend event for anyone interested in history and the heritage of the ancient landscape.

Event details

Date:  Friday 31 May – just 1 ticket left, Wednesday 5 June, Thursday 6 June, Friday 7th June. (Sunday 2 June sold out)
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Price: £10 per person (plus booking fee)
Location: Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham

Book tickets here

Ideal for anyone interested in history and archaeology. Sorry, no dogs are allowed.

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Earth Trust’s vision is a society where people and nature thrive in balance. There is much we can learn from the historic people of the Clumps.