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.

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.

Upcoming Events

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

Training with NAS: Prehistoric Intertidal and Submerged Landscapes

As we constantly hear about sea levels rising in the not-too-distant future, it’s important to understand how this has affected our ancient ancestors and how these changes have bee...

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  • 12/12/2020
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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

Sanctuary wood

It's red squirrel awareness week! Red squirrels are one of the United Kingdoms most endangered mammals and there are only a handful of refuges for these charismatic creatures acros...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 25/09/2020

Raiders over the River Mersey

August 2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the start of the Luftwaffe's intensive bombing campaign against Merseyside. After almost two years of attacks thousands of people would b...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 29/08/2020

Promenading above the waves for 160 years

Many Happy Returns Southport Pier! Opened this week a 160 years ago on the 2nd August 1860 Southport's famous pier has seen it's fair share of drama with fires, storms and tram car...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 06/08/2020

Our Resources

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