Each October I lead a walk at Badbury Rings as part of Dorset Archaeology Days. The weather is generally fine, I meet some great people and it’s an opportunity to share the stories of the place.
At the end, we walk up to the top of the rampart, we look out across the hillfort and surrounding landscape and I say.
“Some people believe that the battle of Mount Badon took place here”
“But perhaps you know of Arthur. Not the romantic medieval mythical king but the person he’s based on”
Someone smiles “Yes but was he a real person?”.
“Well, there are different views…
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