is a group of enthusiasts in the
northernmost Yorkshire dales who contribute to the knowledge base of
the history of our dales through archaeological and related
SWAAG, affiliated with the Swaledale Museum,
began work in July 2009 under the guidance and supervision
of Tim Laurie FSA, the leading expert on prehistoric
landscapes in the area.
SWAAG welcomes new
members. Our walks and meetings are
open to all, so please come along to see if you would like
to join us. Our work ranges from archaeology, landscape and
geophysical surveying, geology and local botany or just walking
countryside year-round, please
contact us or complete and return the Membership
Form. You can find more membership information here.
Our landscape and geophysical surveys and excavation work continues on a
variety of sites in Swaledale. We welcome all who want to
participate or learn new skills.
We will over time
study a wide range
of sites from prehistoric through Romano-British to medieval
and lead mining. Please explore the website for our
archaeological reports, Tim Laurie’s publications,
photographs and records of wonderful trees and fungi, and
Historic Environment Records.