Areas of Interest

Whatever your interests, you're bound to find areas to grab your attention at Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head is a valuable, protected place for more than just its wildlife. The headland’s stunning geological formations hold secrets from years gone by; thousands of years in fact.

Evidence has shown that people have lived, worked and played at this site for around 12,000 years. Although much of that evidence is hidden, there are clues all over the site if you know where to look.

Click on the links below to find out more how about the very rocks themselves help protect the future of the Head, how people lived and thrived here in the Stone Age and Iron Age, and how our dedicated ranger team work hard to protect the geology, archaeology and wildlife that make the site so special.

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