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Fort Nelson

Hog tales

Build and test the strength of your own house

15o years ago Fort Nelson’s massive walls and network of tunnels were at the cutting edge of military architecture. Today, they are still an impressive reminder of human engineering skills and ingenuity.

In this two-part workshop, using the framework of the classic fairy tale ‘The Three Little Pigs’ students will:

Curriculum links

Science: Everyday Materials

Cost per pupil



2 × 30 minutes