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Dig the Past at Castle Fraser

Fancy being an archaeologist for the day?

After the last few years’ success, we’ll dig in front of the castle to see if we can find remains of medieval activity. 

Join our Trust Archaeologist for a weekend of excavation and start digging up the past!


No experience is necessary, this event is open to all ages and abilities, and all tools will be provided.

Please don’t forget to wear warm, waterproof clothing and suitable footwear for digging.



Dates: Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 August

Time: 10am–4pm – turn up whenever you wish between these times!



£3 per person 

£8 per family