Roman soldiers at re-enactment at Brockhole copyright Steve Reeve

Archaeology and history

People have changed and shaped the Lake District landscape for thousands of years. The evidence is everywhere!

A walker on a Roman road in the high fells, High Street, Lake District

Join our archaeology investigations!

From 8 to 21 August, we'll be up on High Street doing surveys, research and excavations. You can join our volunteers and professional archaeologists, who knows what we'll uncover!

I'll Take The High Road - join us uncovering this famous Roman Road

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Created with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund