Become an archaeologist in the mountains of West Wales

Join editor Fergus Collins on a dig with a new archaeology school in the Cambrian mountains of West Wales in episode three of the podcast.

Ruined chapel in the countryside

Listen to episode three from the third season of the BBC Countryfile Magazine podcast and take an archaeology trip to West Wales to hunt for buried treasure.


Come with us to the Cambrian Mountains in Ceredigion in West Wales to the ruined Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida. Here locals historians are setting up an archaeology school where anyone can come along and dig among the 800-year-old ruins to help them build a better picture of this beautiful, mysterious and important site for Welsh culture and politics. So enjoy a day of treasure hunting deep in medieval Wales.

St Mary's church Walesby, Lincolnshire