The 2022 Festival will run from Sat 28 May to Sat 11 June. Tickets go on sale on Monday 14 March at 09:00. 

Guided Walk: Hill Forts, Barrows & Flints

Wednesday 01 June 2022 10:00 - 15:00

Event No: 12

A moderate walk to Maiden Castle

Venue: Bus stop in Grinton

Meet at the bus stop in Grinton. A moderate walk to Maiden Castle with members of the Swaledale & Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group, mostly on moorland with uphill stretches and stiles. During a break for lunch at Maiden Castle, participants will have the opportunity to view and handle a selection of prehistoric flint tools dating back over 300,000 years. No dogs please.

Adult £8, Under £3

You’ll need sturdy boots, waterproofs and hat. For the longer walks bring lunch and water. Coins for ticket machines may be needed. Published durations are approximate. Thanks to Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and Yoredale Natural History Society for leading some of our walks, and to Judy and Ian White who have generously supported the walks programme this year.