In the time of pilgrims

In the time of pilgrims

Norfolk was always a place of cultural exchange. From human settlers, right down to pottery styles, Norfolk’s archaeological history shows us ideas were moving between Britain and mainland Europe. It’s a similar story on a national level. Norfolk and its environs have...
Free guided tours 2022

Free guided tours 2022

Our popular free guided tours of Burgh Castle Fort, Caistor Roman Town and St Benet’s Abbey return from Sunday 1st May. Our volunteer led tours run until the end of September, with each tour approx. 1 hour.  Tours can be pre booked or walk up on the day. Burgh...
Interconnected Norfolk

Interconnected Norfolk

The history of Norfolk is the history of Britain. When humans arrived on these isles, they made their first steps in Norfolk. The earliest footprints in the country are in Happisburgh, and date to around 900,000 years. Back then, Britain was connected to the continent...
The Mystery of Fiddler’s Hill

The Mystery of Fiddler’s Hill

Over nearly a century, the Norfolk Archaeological Trust has brought many new insights about Norfolk’s history. But with every new insight our work brings, it also brings new mysteries. Mysteries which remain unanswered to this day.  Such is the case with Fiddler’s...
The Carmelite order of Burnham Norton Friary

The Carmelite order of Burnham Norton Friary

Norfolk Archaeological Trust cares for properties of all sizes. Our sites range from areas that encompass whole landscapes, to individual buildings just off the road – an excellent example of the latter is Burnham Norton Friary. It seems like an unassuming...