Stonehenge: Landscape and People



Residential course

Nick Snashall

10 June 2022 to 12 June 2022

From £282 Non-residential fee

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Stonehenge is an iconic monument, familiar to millions around the globe. But the world inhabited by the people who built and used it would have been anything but familiar to us. Drawing on the latest archaeological discoveries this course will explore that world, and reveal what life was like for the people who built, used and were buried at one of the greatest monumental complexes on the planet.

This course includes an all-day fieldtrip to explore Stonehenge and sites in its wider landscape including Durrington Walls, Woodhenge and the Stonehenge Cursus.

All comers welcome.

Residential Fees From: £397.   Non Residential: £282.

Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Sunday.

Tutor information

Dr Nick Snashall is the National Trust archaeologist for the Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site. She has excavated on prehistoric, Roman and Medieval sites across Britain and Europe. An expert in the analysis of stone tools her research interests include prehistoric technology, landscape inhabitation and the archaeology of ritual and religion. She is co-director of the Avebury Living with Monuments Project and writing as Nicola Ford is the author of the acclaimed Hills and Barbrook archaeological crime thrillers. To find out more please visit her website

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