Supporting the Ancient Farm

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What is Butser Plus

Butser Plus allows you to enter the world of Butser Ancient Farm online, whilst supporting our work.

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 will help to safeguard the farm's future. Thank you.

Thatching our Moel Y Gerddi Roundhouse

What you will get

Ancient Skills

Discover prehistoric skills, from flintknapping to thatching, and learn more about how we reconstruct the past.

Projects at Butser

Get the insider view on our latest projects from building a Bronze Age Roundhouse to constructing a Saxon Hall.

Exclusive Access

Only Butser Plus donors are able to access and watch this professionally produced behind-the-scenes content.

Access exclusive videos

Escape into the past, learning with us as we explore and re-construct ancient ways of life.

Rebuild our past

Through experimental archaeology, we try to understand what ancient life was like. Follow our pioneering approach to bringing the past to life.

  • 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.

Learn how they did it

From the Stone Age to the Saxons, discover the techniques, tools and technologies that shaped our world.

  • Discover ancient skills

    Watch our experts demonstrate essential skills from the past.

  • Learn something old

    'At risk' heritage crafts kept alive and captured on film.

Escape to the farm

Nestled into the landscape of the South Downs, learn how we work with the land, and meet the ancient rare-breeds we care for.

  • Our four-legged friends

    Meet our rare-breeds as we help keep these special sheep and goats from extinction.

  • The turning of the year

    See the cycle of the seasons in the heart of the English countryside.

Join today to explore our
ancient past