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Prehistory & Roman Open Day for Teachers and their Families @HerdFarm - 25.7.19

To book this FREE event for teachers just email Tina from your school email address:

Herd Farm is a Residential and Activity Centre for children and young people so please apply to visit using your school email address ensuring that all visiting adults are DBS checked.

As part of the Festival of Archaeology 2019 Forest School Plus in collaboration with Herd Farm is offering a tour of the Mesolithic Camp and The Roundhouse Enclosure at Herd Farm to teachers and their families.



Time:  Tour 11.00am - 12.30pm (you may extend your visit by eating a picnic lunch around the circle circle and doing the Herd Farm perimeter walk)

Venue: Herd Farm, Residential and Activity Centre, 

Eccup Reservoir

Harrogate Road

Leeds, LS17 7RJ



  • Take a walk through time; visit the Mesolithic camp, Iron Age village with roundhouses and the Roman Soldier’s Tent.

  • Meet our archaeologist, Ian and discuss artefacts.

  • Child friendly activities will include: Stone Age shelter building & Iron Age Warrior face painting.

  • Have a picnic around the fire circle and enjoy a walk around the beautiful setting of Herd Farm.

  • Family fun for your kids and an opportunity to ask Tina about curriculum linked Forest School Plus Experiences @HerdFarm for your class.

Herd Farm Residential and Activity Centre will provide refreshments on arrival. 

Forest School Plus follows the Forest School philosophy of "whatever the weather" and will not cancel the event if it rains on the day.


More information will be sent when you book.





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