Discover the hidden archaeology of the lighthouse on our big dig when volunteers from Up on the Downs and Canterbury Archaeological Trust will be running a major excavation in the grounds of South Foreland Lighthouse.

  • 11am - 4pm
  • Dover

Discover the hidden archaeology of the lighthouse on our big dig when volunteers from Up on the Downs and Canterbury Archaeological Trust will be running a major excavation in the grounds of South Foreland Lighthouse.

Come along and have a look at their progress and hear about their latest discoveries.  You’ll also be able to try your hand at archaeology yourself by booking a trench tour on 1 and 2 August.

Daily from Wednesday 29 July to Sunday 9 August, 11am-4pm.

Free event, booking essential for trench tours on 01304 853281

Don’t forget to try the phenomenally successful challenge, 50 things to do before you’re 11¾ including simple pleasures such as climbing a tree, pond dipping, flying a kite and making a daisy chain. Pick up a scrapbook at your local property or download a planner to help you decide where to go at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/london-and-south-east.

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