Excavation Opportunities

Archeoscan is offering the opportunity to excavate at various interesting archaeological sites throughout the year.  We have recently surveyed a number of sites in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. We currently have a number of sites for excavation generally from April to October each year.


Please see the Digging Dates page for those sites that are open for booking


Dig for a Day (or more)




We will normally be on site from Sunday to Thursday each week of the dig weather permitting (check individual site details)





Slimbridge, Gloucesterhire

Early Roman Villa

Session 1: 23 April to 06 June (bookings now open)


The dates that we will be on this site are:


Monday 29th April to Friday 03rd May

Sunday 05th May

Tuesday 07th May to Thursday 09th May

Sunday 12th May to Thursday 16th May

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May

Sunday 02nd June to Thursday 06th June.

Contact us to book a place


Session 2:  August 2024  (dates TBD)


Guiting Power, Gloucestershire Cotswolds

A medieval manor complex


June/July 2024


Exact dates will appear here when bookings open



To be placed on the mailing list email us.


We notify the mailing list of dig opportunities before they are relased on the website so contact us to hear of the digs at the earliest opportunity


There may be some short notice opportunities that will be notified to the mailing list first


Digs are very popular and places sell very quickly

How to Book a Dig

Please contact us on archeoscan@hotmail.co.uk or digenquiries@archeoscan.com.


Provisional bookings for digs will be confirmed by email along with a Participant's Charter detailing where the dig is and what to expect on the day.


Places will be confirmed on the dig on receipt of advance payment.



Excavations are subject to the vagaries of the weather and agricultural regimes.  We will attempt to give plenty of notice in the event of any variation to the planned digging dates.  In the event of poor weather refunds will be made in accordance with the cancellation policy that will be sent with your booking.

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