Guided Tours

Red ochre stained Celtic yellow sandstone head from the ritual healing pool of the Littledean water Shrine 1st century BC or earlier

We offer  guided tours for small parties of no more than 12 people to view the Roman remains.

Our tours  last from 2 hours to 4 hours.

Option1.  2 hour Tour of the Roman remains including very short walk to Pleasant Stile viewpoint £20 per person 12 people maximum

Option 2.  4 hour Tour of the Roman remains and panorama, buffet lunch and exclusive viewing of artefacts £40 per person 12 people maximum

Option 3.  All day Tour including buffet lunch – Roman remains, gloved handling of unique 2,000 to 5,000 year old artefacts, viewing stunning panoramas, experiencing a neolithic/bronze age landscape, hearing extraordinary mythic tales resonating with the archaeological discoveries of Littledean £60 per person 10 people maximum

 

The Littledean site is extraordinary. It has been studied and visited by an academic elite since its discovery in 1984 with a roll call reading like a Whos Who of British archaeologists.

Professor Barri Jones, one of the great archaeologists of his generation who tragically died in his early 60s, the late Dr Anne Ross, a world authority on the Ancient Celts who spoke both Gaelic and Welsh, Bryn Walters BA, Director of the Association for Archaeology since its inception, recently retired from post, is a specialist in Roman rural architecture and villa interpretation, Professor Tony King, is the leading authority on Romano – British religion and has published extensively with titles covering the Roman Empire. Graham Soffe BA, chairman of the Association for Roman Archaeology, has worked with HBMC and English Heritage as a professional archaeologist for 20 years, Anthony Beeson, classical iconographer was Art Librarian at Bristol Central Library from 1972 until his retirement in 2009 and guides tours throughout the Ancient Classical World, Robin Holley, Archaeological Director of the Bath Archaeological Trust and Neolithic expert, Professor Josh Pollard FSA, a leading Neolithic expert who has been involved in the Stonehenge Riverside Project since 2004, with joint Director Professor Mike Parker – Pearson, who came to Littledean in 2005 for English Heritage, Professor Miranda Aldhouse – Green, the  doyen of the Ancient Celtic World is included in the  “100 major discoveries, developments and inventions”, by academics throughout the UK, to have transformed the world in the last 50 years

 

Please contact us for further information. donmacerwright@gmail.com  landline 01594861835  mobile 07598122008