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Walking through a First World War Practice Trench…

Hurdcott Camp was both a convalescent and training camp.  Training facilities included a bayonet training course, gas dug-outs and practice trenches.  Surviving trenches have been identified on private land close to the Map of Australia and are now being looked at in detail by Historic England.  Their existence was not know about so this has been a hugely important find.

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