Mercian Archaeological Courses

by | 31 December 2023 | Heritage, Hobbies, Sherwood

Mercian Archaeological courses, field schools and excavations for 2024 are on sale now.

In addition to all the usual favourites, this year they are running a special promotional sale price for Welby Courses – £399 per person per week, and £299 per student per week, if booked before the end of January. For further information and details of what’s on where, visit

The courses for 2024 (in date order) are:

Annual Dig Weeks

For people who have attended field schools before at Bainbridge, Welby and Sherwood Forest, the group also offers the chance to attend dig weeks at location below. More details at

  • Welby Excavation week: near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. 24th to 28th June.
  • Sherwood Forest Excavation week: Nottinghamshire. 19th to 23rd August.
  • Bainbridge Excavation week: Wensleydale, Yorkshire. 23rd to 27th September.

More courses for 2024 will be announced soon!