Museum outing to Hoyle’s Mouth Cave

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

This morning six members of staff and volunteers from the museum enjoyed an informative archaeological trip out to Hoyle’s Mouth Cave. Humans occupied Hoyle’s Mouth on two separate occasions, at about 30,000 and 10,000 BC.  In Palaeolithic times the Ritec Valley was bleak tundra populated with animals.  Excavated bones included reindeer, mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, hyena, […]