Stonehenge: Landscape and People
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.
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 www.nicolaford.com
Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.
All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.
Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.
All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.