About Flag Fen

A 10 acre open parkland teeming with wildlife, amazing archaeology, dedicated activity areas for kids and much, much more…

What to see and do at Flag Fen

There is so much to look out for, from toads to butterflies and plants to birds

Big Dig Tent at Flag Fen

Become an archaeologist and get hands-on with the past. Discover how what’s in the ground can tell us more about how people lived in the past.


Flag Fen is perfect for the family day out with facilities to help you enjoy your day no matter what the weather

Restoration Roundhouse

In the summer of 2014 assessment of the roof structures of both the Iron Age and Bronze Age roundhouse showed that a both roundhouses needed a new roof.

Discover the Must Farm Boats

“It’s really the most incredible find,” explains Ian Panter, Principal Conservator at York Archaeological Trust. “During my 30-year career I have only been asked to work on three individual Bronze Age boats, but now I have eight to conserve all in one go!”

Archæoguide to Flag Fen

This specially commissioned work, written by archaeologist and discoverer of Flag Fen, Francis Pryor MBE, provides a concise companion to anyone seeking an authoritative introduction to this remarkable site. Available on Amazon and iTunes.

Support Flag Fen

Flag Fen is a site under threat, but you can help in a variety of ways.