Explore Saughton Park!

12 May 2014

Saughton Estate dates back to at least the early 17th century. This spring the roots of Saughton Park will be explored through archival research and archaeological excavations. Join us!

Launch Event, Thurs 15th May 2014 at 7pm - Saughton Park Winter Gardens                                                                                                  Find out about the history of Saughton Park, the upcoming archaeological investigations and plans for the park's restoration and how you can be involved!

Local history research workshop, Mon 19th May 2014, 1pm-4pm - RCAHMS Search Room, John Sinclair House, 16 Bernard Terrace                                                                                                       Uncover the history of Saughton Hall with designed landscapes expert Marilyn Brown. Limited places - please sign up in advance (contact below)        

Sat 31st May & Sun 1st June 2014, 10am-4pm                                                                                           Sat 7th and Sun 8th June 2014 10am-4pm                                                                                   Archaeological extravaganzas in Saughton Park!                                                                        

Participate in archaeological survey, excavations & workshops with AOC Archaeology Group.

All free - all welcome!   

To find out more or to sign up for the session at RCAHMS, contact Charlotte: charlotte.douglas@aocarchaeology.com or via 0131 440 3593                                  aocarchaeology.com/saughtonpark