CITiZAN, the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, is an award-winning community-led MOLA project. We tackle threats to England’s fragile coastal archaeology, with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and support from Lloyds Register Foundation, Historic England and the National Trust.


Walkers can enjoy this series of Low Tide Trails to explore the wealth of archaeological features exposed on our shores.

Upcoming Events

CITiZAN archaeologists are hosting events up and down the country. Check out our upcoming events.

Paull/Hedon Circular Walk

Join the Humberside team and Active Coast to Cover the Coast in 2020....

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  • 03/04/2020
  • 10 a.m.

Bantham to Hope Cove - Walking Workshop

This walking workshop takes you along the stunning Devon Coastline up to the infamous hope cove. During the walk, we will be stopping at various archaeological sites to confirm u...

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  • 05/04/2020
  • 9 a.m.

Bricks, Tiles and the South Humber

Two day, free training course recording intertidal archaeology on the beautiful Barton Foreshore....

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  • 25/04/2020
  • 10 a.m.

Latest Blogs

Find out what the team, our project partners and volunteers have been up to in our blogs.

Intrigue and Opportunity

Nothing focuses the mind on those back-burner tasks like a bit of isolation and quarantine. This blog is about showcasing the footage of the CITiZAN annual conference which was ...

  • By Grant Bettinson
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  • 24/03/2020

Coastal Landscape Clues: New Brighton

A look at the archaeological clues that survive in the coastal landscape of New Brighton....

  • By Chris Kolonko
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  • 23/03/2020

Writing on the wall: memories, wishes and feelings caught in time, in Kent

CITiZAN volunteer Tijana Cvetkovic's detective work on some First World War graffiti we recorded together near Sandwich, Kent ...

  • By Tijana Cvetkovic
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  • 20/03/2020

Download the CITiZAN App

Want to get involved? Download the CITiZAN app for your smartphone and monitor the fragile heritage on your local foreshore. With nothing more than the phone in your pocket, you can locate and monitor at-risk archaeology with your smartphone!

Our Resources

Take a look at this useful set of resources for intrepid foreshore explorers and surveyors.