Groundwork Field Trip: Straw Dogs and Neolithic Remains

St Buryan, Penzance

01326 565632
[email protected]

Sunday 27 May 2018
11am - 4pm
Admission Fee: Free admission, booking essential
Booking essential
[email protected]

(In)famous as the location for the once-banned psychological crime thriller ‘Straw Dogs’, and previously described as the ‘wickedest parish’ of Cornwall, St Buryan and its surrounding landscape is littered with evidence of human activity from Neolithic times. Through a collective discussion of geological, environmental, archaeological, cultural and historical perspectives, this field trip led by Robin Dowell and James Fergusson aims to achieve an enhanced understanding of this fascinating landscape.

The route is approximately seven and a half miles and the walk will take approximately five hours. The terrain is varied and participants will need to be physically able, with suitable clothing and footwear. Participants should bring a packed lunch.

To book a free place email: [email protected]

Field trips will take place at intervals throughout the summer, exploring a particular terrain, history or set of ideas and bringing together participants from a range of disciplines. Opportunities to join field trips will be announced through Groundwork’s website.


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