Castlelaw Hillfort – The Big Dig! Abernethy

Castlelaw Hillfort – The Big Dig! Abernethy

First excavated over 100 years ago TayLP are returning to excavate the impressive timber laced fort that once stood near Abernethy. Local volunteers are welcome to help with the excavations and discover more of the story of this important site.


Further details/contact: Lindsey Gibb,, 01738 477086

Any special requirements: There is a short and steep uphill walk to the dig site. You will be bending, kneeling, digging, scraping, turf cutting, shovelling and moving earth throughout the day.


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Event Location

28th June – 8th July 2017

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The Tay Landscape Partnership Area

The Tay Landscape stretches from Newburgh on the south side of the Tay Estuary around to Perth and along the Carse to Dundee.

The project, a £2.6 million initiative is principally funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, will enable locals and visitors to reconnect with the natural, built and cultural heritage of the area.