• Stobs Camp Heritage Trail

    The Stobs Camp Project is delighted to launch a new heritage trail that guides visitors around the camp and lets them explore what Stobs was like during the First World War. Developed in partnership with CMC […]

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  • Parchmarks

    The hot and dry weather experienced in July 2018 revealed many of the paths and building foundations in the First World War PoW camp. These parchmarks are caused by the thin layers of vegetation that cover the stone […]

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  • Aerial video – new

    Following on from their super drone images of Stobs Camp in 2016 Border Archaeology have re-edited their film of the PoW camp. It reveals the beautiful scenery around Stobs but also reminds us how isolated and exposed the camp was. With special […]

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  • Calling all volunteers!

    Calling all volunteers!

    The Stobs Camp Project is now looking for volunteers to help conduct research and to take part in on-site activities and workshops. Not only will your invaluable help be contributing to our shared knowledge of Stobs Camp but there […]

     
  • The Great War

    The Great War

    In October 1914, the authorities let it be known that Stobs was to be used as a Prisoner of War camp and a £50,000 contract was placed for the construction of 200 wooden huts which would […]

     
  • The Second World War

    The Second World War

    Little information survives regarding the camp after the Great War. However, a specialist venereal disease hospital opened after the Armistice using the former German POW hospital. Eventually, there was a return to a summer training […]