What is Butser Plus
Butser Plus allows you to enter the world of Butser Ancient Farm online, through a series of mini-documentaries.
Discover professional, behind-the-scenes video content sharing the story of this unique heritage site, alongside ancient skills and knowledge to escape into the past. By joining, your donation supports future archaeological projects and will help to safeguard the farm’s future.
What you will get
Get the insider view on our latest projects from building a Bronze Age Roundhouse to constructing a Saxon Hall.
Our documentaries are created in-house by our talented Producer Hollie, who has filmed for the BBC, ITV and more.
Join us for in-depth chats with special guests including Wessex Archaeology and The Species Recovery Trust.
Access exclusive videos
Escape into the past, learning with us as we explore and re-construct ancient ways of life.
Reconstructing our past
Using archaeological evidence from recent excavations, we rebuild the ancient past. Our pioneering approach brings the past to life in a tangible, visceral way.
Understand the process
Discover how we work with the latest archaeological research to interpret the past.
Watch step by step
Follow our building projects from concept to reality.
Keeping skills alive
Discover at-risk heritage skills from metal smelting to flint-knapping that forged the ancient world.
Learn ancient techniques
Watch our experts demonstrate essential skills from the past.
Preserve the past
'At risk' heritage crafts kept alive and captured on film.
Pause, and Relax
Enjoy peaceful moments from the farm, where nature and wildlife thrive, and immerse yourself in our traditional Celtic celebrations and storytelling.
The turning of the year
Celebrate the cycle of the seasons and explore the traditions of our ancestors
Nature at its finest
Enjoy our stunning South Downs site from the comfort of your home, wherever you are.