Events and Downloads

June 2017 – Woodland Archaeology Festival at Hardcastle Crags included an excavation, charcoal making, prehistoric pottery production, wood craft and iron smelting


Winter 2017-2018 Archaeological Woodland Surveys

After a successful first year in which seventeen woodlands were investigated compiling a record of over 700 newly identified archaeological features, it is time to investigate a few more!  Learn about how to identify woodland archaeology and join us at the following woodlands:

  • Dixon Scar Wood, Sowerby Bridge            –  14th-15th December
  • Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge              –  8th-12th January
  • Shipley Glen, Shipley                                   –  15th-19th January
  • Scammondon Reservoir, Huddersfield     –  26th-28th January
  • Ballroyd Clough, Huddersfield                   –  7th-8th February
  • Mellor Wood, Lumb                                      – 9th February
  • Roddlesworth Reservoir, Tockholes          –  12th-14th February
  • Skipton Castle Woods, Skipton                  –  17th-20th February
  • Towneley Park Wood, Burnley                    –  1st March-2nd March
  • Jowkin Wood, Rochdale                                –  4th-6th March
  • Long Wood, Halifax                                       –  12th-13th March
  • Middleton Woods, Ilkley                              –  17th-20th March

No experience is necessary, the events are FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY.  For more information contact:


QGIS  Workshop

PP6-060517 COWH QGIS 2.18.14 Manual – Download Manual

PP6-060517 COWH QGIS Workshop Digital Data – Download Material

Archaeological Woodland Survey Reports