Ice Age Journeys is an archaeological project researching Late Upper Palaeolithic (Stone Age) activity some 14,000 years ago at Farndon Fields,  Newark-On-TrentNottinghamshireUK.   

Flint tools have been found on open ground between Farndon and Newark, offering a fascinating link to Creswell Crags, Bradgate Park, Cheddar Gorge  and other sites across Europe.

Flints  Finds from  Farndon can be viewed here which includes information on the find and, in some cases, a photograph.

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A short introductory video of the journey so far.

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Ice Age Journey  is the Nationally important Community Archaeology Site at Farndon, Newark. Thanks to your help and support we have secured our second Heritage Lottery bid allowing  us to investigate and further our knowledge as to what this area was like 14,000 years age. We involve all members of the community at every opportunity and are professionally lead.

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Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Stall at Newark Half Marathon

    August 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Past Events.

Stall at Devon Park for the regular Saturday morning Park Run. It was run this week by  Newark Half Marathon. Ice Age Journeys fully support this event including a stall  and an interactive web

Television has been to Ice Age Journeys site.


Essential augering took place in April to enable planning for future work to be done on the site.

In January to April 2018 we took  Ice Age Journeys, with  Ice Age Insights,  into Magnus School Newark and Newark Academy thanks to a grant from Newark and Sherwood District Council, reconstructing Ice Age Lifestyles and Environments with the students.