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.

Dynamic Dunescapes: Lincolnshire Heritage Webinar Series

Explore Lincolnshire's landscapes before the dunes developed; with Sam Griffiths, CITiZAN Discovery Programme Officer for the Humber...

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  • 15/02/2021
  • 6 p.m.

Dynamic Dunescapes: Lincs Heritage Webinar Series

Join Chris Kolonko to find out what we can learn about WW2 Coastal Crust defences through archaeology as part of the Lincs Heritage Series and Dynamic Dunescapes....

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  • 19/04/2021
  • 6 p.m.

Latest Blogs

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

Archaeology Hunt!

Come on an archaeology hunt with CITiZAN! It doesn't matter if you don't live near Margate, or even in the East Kent Coast Disco area, there's tips inside to help you discover more...

  • By Lara Band
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  • 30/12/2020

Virtual Low Tide Trail: a walk through Conyer Creek’s industrial past

Virtual Low Tide Trail: a walk through Conyer Creek’s industrial past ...

  • By Lawrence Northall
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  • 18/11/2020

Hallsands: Fishing Tales And The Village That 'Went To The Sea'.

In this blog, find out how Hallsands- once a thriving fishing community on the South Devon coast- was lost to the sea in 1917....

  • By D Wootton
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  • 11/11/2020

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.