Bring the Iron Age to life with a visit to Danebury Hill Fort. We have costumes and artefacts, can recreate the footprint of a roundhouse and storm the gates.
Alternatively discover the creepy-crawlies living in the area of special scientific interest, come for a spider safari or conduct a minibeast survey.
We recommend a half day session at the Hill Fort is linked to a visit to the Museum of the Iron Age, Andover which houses the artefacts excavated from the Hill Fort. Alternatively a whole day session at Danebury could be run jointly by the Countryside Service and the Museum of the Iron Age, Andover tel 01264 366283.
- A range of activities suitable for KS1 and KS2 pupils. The activities can be adapted to suit your needs and relate to the National Curriculum. See session plans for details.
- We encourage schools to come out to our sites to experience nature and the local environment first hand, however in exceptional circumstances we will consider travelling to schools.
- Coach and car park
- Parking is free
- Toilets, including an accessible toilet, open April - October
- There is a continuous moderate gradient from the car park up to the hill fort with a short steeper section at the top
- The Hill Fort is fenced, access is through gates or kissing gates
- A Ranger led 1.5 hour session costs £2 per student with a minimum charge of £30.
- There will be a maximum of 30 students per session