Roman Adventure

An action packed day based at Galava Roman Fort (Ambleside). Explore Roman life and learn skills you would need to live as a true Roman. Storytelling, roman crafts, artefact handling and giant ballistas!

A fully immersive day starting with exploring the amazing remains of Galava Roman Fort (National Trust). Bringing history to life as we become detectives of the past by unfolding the many stories of this important Roman site. Artefacts and props will bring their story to life.

We'll then delve into the wonderful world of Roman crafts with hands on practical workshops using Roman techniques to create artworks to take back to school and finish the day firing a giant Roman catapult!

"Thanks everyone, that was a brilliant residential visit, full of energy, learning, excitement and contemplation."

Mark Squires, Selside Primary