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The Real Middle Earth Tour

The Real Middle Earth Tour
Start Date: 10 August 2019
Start Time: 1.30pm
End Date: 10 August 2019
End Time: 2.45pm

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

The Anglo-Saxon origins of The Lord of the Rings story are explored in this guided tour.

Find out about the links between Tolkien and the Anglo-Saxon world on a guided tour from a member of the Tolkien Society and a Middle Earth enthusiast. 

The Anglo-Saxon Village was also a set used in ‘Born of Hope’ a fan film which prequels The lord of the Rings. The tour, which lasts a little over an hour, concludes with a ‘riddle battle’ like that in The Hobbit. 

- This is partly an outdoor event so please wear sensible clothing

- The event is suitable for adults and/or accompanied young people 10 years and over; all must be paying participants.

- Please meet at the West Stow Visitor Centre 10 minutes before session start time.

-This event will go ahead in most weather conditions apart from extreme wind and/or rain (introduction inside).

Parking: Normal parking fees apply (£2 for the day)

Dates: Saturday 10 August, Sunday 15 September, Sunday 13 October

Times: 1.30pm-2.45pm for Sunday tours and 11.30-12.45pm for the Saturday tour

Tickets: Adults £20, Concessions £10

Booking: essential - use the website above or call 01284 758000

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