Dates: 1st July to 21st September 2019
Cost: Accommodation, food, travel and transport costs all to be met by the individual digger, but donations are more than welcome.
Age: Under 16 accompanied by an adult. Any other age accepted.
Training / Experience: No experience required.
Accommodation: None provided, but local campsites and B&Bs are available.
Organization: Stewartry Archaeological Trust
Name: Lizzie Penman
Address: Newbarns Estate, Colvend, DG5 4PY
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01556 680478


Excavation of Neolithic Kerb Cairns continues in 2019, with prehistoric cremation burials on a later multi settlement site up to the 13th & 14th centuries.

Excavation at the Newbarns Project

Excavation at the Newbarns Project

All ages are welcome to participate in excavation but all expenses to be paid by student/visitor alike.

No disabled access is available.