This fun and informative guided tour starting from Maumbury Rings and ending at Maiden Castle is led by First Spear Centurion Callumus Tatrium from Cohors Prima Durotrigum, a Roman Auxiliary group based in Dorchester and Roman Times.
Walk from Durnovaria to Mai Dun and learn about the Roman military and local civilian life as it was in the first century AD. Discover ancient features and structures in the landscape and countryside surrounding Dorchester at various points en route and the numerous Roman and Celtic sites nearby.
A moderately strenuous walk, around 5 miles. Some road walking and steep inclines at Maiden Castle.
Children 8+ welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
Home of Hillforts & Henges is an exciting event from 28th to 30th July that will celebrate Dorchester’s neolithic, bronze and iron age landscape, rich in earthworks and the people that have lived here for over 6,000 years.
The event is included in the National CBA Festival of Archaeology 2023 and activities will take place at multiple locations across the town.
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