1st April 2024 - 27th September 2024

Monday - Friday, weather permitting.

The Magna excavations are part of a 5 year project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and will continue until 2027. Next years excavations will kick off in April 2024 and run through until September 2024, continuing the current area of excavations Milecastle 46 and beginning to explore the Vallum ditches to the south. You can find out more about the excavation plans for the project and our Scheduled Monument Consent and you can follow along with the current excavations on the Dig Diary.

To keep up to date with the excavations at Magna visit our Dig Diary for the latest news from the trenches. Hear from our archaeologists about the archaeology, recent finds and daily life on the excavations.