Our area stretches across the estuary of the Mersey from the River Ribble in the north to the River Dee in the south. We work with local groups to explore fascinating archaeological remains, ranging from prehistoric footprints and submerged woodlands to evidence of the regions rich maritime history.
The 2022 CITiZAN conference
On the 5th March 2022 we were very pleased to hold our fifth conference at the Museum of Liverpool. The conference was a great day exploring the connections between coastal archaeology and climate change. You can watch the days talks on YouTube and view the teams posters from around the six Discovery Programmes here.
Low Tide Trails
Liverpool - a virtual look at the archaeology and history of Liverpool's Albert Dock.
New Brighton - a virtual tour of New Brighton's fascinating development.
Explore more of our Liverpool Bay maps via the Low Tide Trails menu.
Footprints at Formby
The preserved footprints at Formby beach are some of the most well-known archaeological remains on Merseyside. They are the prints of animals including deer and auroch, along with the footprints of the people that lived along side them. If you want to learn how to record them you can read our specialist guide created by Kirsten Barr of Bristol University.