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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Our sites

Caistor St Edmund Roman Town. Photograph: Nick Stone.

News and events

News

Our Dogs on Leads Policy

At this time of year, most of our sites have either sheep or cattle grazing. They are also home to ground nesting birds, and because of all of these factors we have always asked our visitors to ensure that they keep their dogs on their leads during these busy months....

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Burgh Castle Fort guided tours return

Burgh Castle Fort guided tours return

We are delighted to announce that our free volunteer led guided tours at Burgh Castle Fort resume on 4th July.  Running on Sundays at 2pm until the end of September, each tour provides a fascinating insight into the history of the fort.  Under Covid restrictions tours...

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Events

Burgh Castle Fort guided tours return

We are delighted to announce that our free volunteer led guided tours at Burgh Castle Fort resume on 4th July.  Running on Sundays at 2pm until the end of September, each tour provides a fascinating insight into the history of the fort.  Under Covid restrictions tours...

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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 19th July tours must be pre booked under coronavirus restrictions. Tours last 45-60 minutes. Caistor Roman Town – Sundays at...

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Burnham Norton Friary. Photograph: Nick Stone.