Hug a Hillfort

By Sue Austin | Oswestry | News | Published:

Oswestry's hillfort was drawing the crowds today, all campaigning to stop housebuilding in fields that form part of its hinterland.

The SOS, Save our Setting, protest is the latest in a serious of annual gatherings on the ancient monument.

Supporters were being ask to meet at the hillfort at 1.30 before forming the shape of an SOS on the side of the hillfort.

Then about 2.30pm they will be trying to form a complete circle around the hillfort.

Archaeological experts were joining the event to give talks on its history and the importance of the setting around the hillfort.

Legend says that Guinevere, who was married to King Arthur, was born on Old Oswestry.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.


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