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Hinckley Field Walking Group
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Discovering Local Heritage and Archaeology


About Us About Hinckley Field Walking Group (image of old bottle)

 About Us

Hinckley, in south-west Leicestershire, is in an area surrounded by a wealth of major archaeological and historical features from Bronze Age barrows to the crossing of two major Roman roads, Watling Street and the Fosse Way.

Field walking is one of the key techniques that the Hinckley Field Walking Group use to locate sites of local archaeological and historical interest.


 Our activities and projects

Members also participate in the following activities :

  • metal detecting
  • landscape and village surveys
  • small scale archaeological digs
  • educational excursions
  • displays, talks & exhibitions
  • helping to teach pupils about archaeology at local schools

Hinckley Field Walking Group are involved in other projects with :

  • Birmingham University
  • University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS)
  • Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project (SHARP)

New members are always welcome.

Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7.30pm.

Annual membership is 15 due on 1st Jan 2009.

For further details of venues for Meetings and how to join please e-mail us via the contact form.

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