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From Scotland to Tanzania

Tropical temperatures, mangroves and coral reefs: at first glance, it might be hard to see similarities between the shores of Scotland and the Indian Ocean coastline. However, our recent trip … Continue reading

September 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

From stones to bones: studying Scottish coastal change with SCAPE and Dynamic Coast

Eroding coastal heritage sites documented by volunteers through SCHARP are valuable because they are based on field observations so are true records of what is actually happening at the coast. … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mesolithic oaks to Mulberry Harbours – 8,000 years of history along the Solway Firth

One of the joys of coastal archaeology is that it encompasses sites of all types and periods. A recent recording visit to three stretches of the Solway coast with the … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Picts and the Wemyss Caves

The nation of the Picts, the Roman-named ‘painted ones’, or possibly the Latin form of a forgotten native name, emerged from the tribal societies of late Iron Age Scotland through … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · 1 Comment

Britain at Low Tide – Behind the Scenes

The second series of Britain at Low Tide (Channel 4) features two episodes filmed in Scotland, and the programme is a great opportunity to show off some of our stunning Scottish coastal archaeology. … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Uncovering the hidden heritage of Higgins Neuk

Last month saw us return to Higgins Neuk for our third season of investigation. Building on 30 years of historical research by John Reid, we were on the hunt for … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

A medieval Royal dockyard at the Clackmannanshire Bridge?

If you crossed the Clackmannanshire Bridge one weekend in early October, you might have seen clusters of people, conspicuous against the green and brown of the salt marsh in yellow, … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment