Protecting Norfolk’s history for people to enjoy everyday

We work with local communities to save Norfolk’s irreplaceable historic sites and to share them with everyone.

St Benet’s Abbey gatehouse and the mill from the ponds. Photograph: Nick Stone.

About NAT

NAT is a local conservation charity which aims to protect Norfolk’s significant archaeological or historic sites at risk. We take monuments into our care, repair them, provide interpretation, and open them for everyone to enjoy.

We actively engage with local communities so that they can be involved in the future conservation of the sites that they treasure.

We rely on grants and donations to fund our work – looking after our heritage is an expensive business.

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Current and recent projects and campaigns

NAT’s work is guided by values of sustainability, action, accessibility and community. Explore here more detailed information about current and recent projects.

St Benet’s Abbey 1000 years!

Burgh Almanac

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Caistor St Edmund Roman Town. Photograph: Nick Stone.

News and events

News

Guided Tours resume for 2021

Guided Tours resume for 2021

Norfolk Archaeological Trust is delighted to announce that free guided tours have resumed at Caistor Roman Town and St Benet’s Abbey. Until 21st June tours must be pre booked under coronavirus restrictions. Tours last 45-60 minutes. Caistor Roman Town – Sundays at...

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NAT’s Director to step down in January

NAT’s Director to step down in January

Norfolk Archaeological Trust’s Director for the past six years, Caroline Davison, will be stepping down from her role at the end of January 2021 to pursue her writing career. Her connection with NAT began in 2012 when she project managed the community engagement...

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Events

Guided Tours resume for 2021

Norfolk Archaeological Trust is delighted to announce that free guided tours have resumed at Caistor Roman Town and St Benet’s Abbey. Until 21st June tours must be pre booked under coronavirus restrictions. Tours last 45-60 minutes. Caistor Roman Town – Sundays at...

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Our First Ever Online Fete!

  The Norfolk Archaeological Trust is holding its first ever online fete on Saturday 13th March at 2pm on Facebook. The NAT Online 2021 Fete | Facebook We would normally run events and fundraising activities at our sites, but due to Covid-19 this hasn't been...

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Burnham Norton Friary. Photograph: Nick Stone.