We are establishing the history of Vines Lane in an Open Air Museum Story Experience
The history of Vines Lane Droitwich catalogues some of the most important parts of Drotwich’s long diversified history, part
of Vines Lane history is the Romans habitation the Roman’s specifically inhabited
Drotwich to extract the salt used as currency to finance the Roman Empire. The
Romans established a Fort on Dodderhill overlooking the Vines Lane, other parts of Vines history have been documented you guests to enjoy.
History - Vines Lane hosts some of the most important aspects of Drotwich's long diversified history, one part is the Romans habitation. The Romans established a Fort on Dodderhill overlooking today’s Vines Lane. We have looked at some parts of the Roman soldiers diet, depicting other parts of Vines Lanes history, selecting specific foods and drinks.
Roman Legionaries Bread - The Bread was commonly eaten by the roman legionaries, so we are recreating a old traditional Roman Army Flat Bread recipe baked with figs and cheese filling, as a course appetizers.
Roman Wine - Vines Lane achieved it's name from the link with the Roman fort, the South facing sloping land was ideal for growing grapes hence the name Vines Lane we have selected a Italian wine for you to try.
Ice Cream - York Jones Ice Cream Factory was based in Vines Lane making local Ice Creams. Today we are introducing as part of Vines Lane History our own York Jones Ice Cream Parlour. The Gardeners Arms was originally a Cider House so we have created 6 distinctive Fruit Cider Ice Creams. Like - Toffee Hazelnut Gingerbread Apple Cider Ice Cream.