Ufford Parish Council

Torpel Manor Field

Contacts

 www.langdyke.org.uk   Look for “Find out about Nature Reserves”, then Torpel Manor Field

email of the Manager of Torpel Cabin/Visitor Centre: mikeclatworthy@hotmail.co.uk

Telephone: 01780 764062.

Public footpath crosses the Field. Recommended that you check opening times of the Cabin.

Attractions

  • Mounds and ditches which are the remains of the Norman fortifications
  • Trails which provide information about the people who once lived there
  • Banners in the cabin windows giving historical information
  • Boards on the walls inside the cabin, giving more information about the medieval manor and the archaeology
  • Pottery fragments found nearby and how to identify and date them
  • Educational materials suitable for key stages 1, 2, 3
  • Opportunities for visits by adult groups and individuals, open days and events

How to get there

Torpel Field is a mile west of Helpston centre on the B1443, known as King Street

On foot: the Torpel Way footpath from Peterborough to Stamford crosses the Field

By bus: Delaine 201 between Peterborough and Stamford, hourly service, stops at Helpston garden Centre, 100 metres from the Field

By car: parking for cars and a minibus is available close to the cabin for booked visits, Post code for sat navs is PE6 7DU.