Fort - "Dungkeep" is a substantial structure
made of thick pine logs and is a continuous work-in-progress.
Bring a Battering Ram!
- There are several scattered around the Dunghaven encampment.
The toilets are basic composting toilets which have
remarkably little odour. (please
note: The toilet in the photos above looks wet because
it was raining).
battle obstacle - Three teams fight each other at once.
and Axe throwing Areas
Tournament Ring is a 6m diameter octagon with a gravel
floor. Rope boundaries confine the combatants. The tournament
ring can accommodate up to 6 individuals for a 3 vs
Knife and Axe throwing areas have been set up. Targets
can be organized by prior arrangement.
Kitchen is a 6m x 9m open-air kitchen with roof, walls,
door, sinks, barbeque hot plates and ovens, preparation
tables, and ice boxes. The kitchen is screened against
insects. It is equipped with lights, power points and
water taps. Lights and water can be provided by prior
shower block has 4 private cubicles with shower heads.
Hot and cold water can be provided by prior arrangement.
pictured is the Archery Range with targets. Both Target
and Field archery can be accommodated.
for construction by Easter 2007:
- The fort will be an ongoing project. Each year we
will repair damage and improve the fortifications
so that it is better and stronger each year.
gateway obstacle for combat.
across the creeks. These will be used for access and
between encampments and facilities.
children's playground area with swings, see-saws,
adventure playground etc. This will be in a discreet
Archery facilities to be upgraded to accommodate competitions.
Tavern with an outdoor area with tables and seating.
number of period style pieces to add to the ambience.
The exact pieces have not been decided but options
include wicker fences, rock cairns, signage, maypole,
wooden benches, stocks, sod ovens etc.