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.

Upcoming Events

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

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Latest Blogs

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

Work horse of the Mersey

Before the coming of the railways if you wanted to quickly and easily move large amounts of cargo you needed sail power. Whether that was shipping goods inland from an internationa...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 20/05/2020

Britain at Low Tide revisited

Britain at Low Tide (BaLT) regularly reached audiences of over a million people, demonstrating that foreshore archaeology and the stories it reveals about our island history are fa...

  • By Oliver Hutchinson
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  • 14/05/2020

Armchair Archaeology with CITiZAN

Ever been interested in how archaeologists conduct and use desk-based research? Here is a little insight and a chance to join us in an new initiative over the next weeks during loc...

  • By Lara Band, Chris Kolonko and Sam Griffiths
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  • 01/05/2020

Our Resources

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