As part of the Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project Mercian are leading the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve Archaeology Survey and as such know the archaeology of the ancient forest better than anyone.
Mercian regularly talk and present on archaeology to groups and at conferences, and are passionate about teaching and education.
They have made a number of TV appearances as experts on Sherwood Forest, including in the UK on the BBC, Channel Four (Walking Through History, and site consultancy for Time Team), and Channel Five (Secrets Beneath Britain), as well as internationally including for ARTE (France & Germany), They have been interviewed a number of times on BBC Radio 4 including the ‘Making History’ show, and provided consultancy for BBC Radio 3. They have also been interviewed in magazines and for newspapers including in the United States, and UK.
We can provide expert -
Telling the real story of the landscape of Legends…
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Guided tours of the Sherwood Forest landscape.
If your group is visiting Nottingham or the Sherwood Forest area, then why not enjoy a full day tour around the landscape of Sherwood Forest with expert historical tour guides on-
We can provide the leading expert from the Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project; Andy Gaunt, who will provide fascinating commentary on-
Suggested itineraries could include:
Tours will pass through villages with links to Robin Hood, and will also include stories relating to archaeological mysteries regarding Saxon battles and the death of a Saint-
*The above is just an example itinerary, all tours can be tailored to your needs.
Please contact for details.
About your tour guides:
Your expert tour guides will be from Mercian Archaeological Services CIC.
Mercian are a professional archaeology company who specialists in Community Archaeology, Public Involvement, Research & Training, and are based in Sherwood Forest.
Experienced tourist guides and heritage tourism practitioners they are the leading experts on the archaeology and history of Sherwood Forest and are renowned for their unrivalled knowledge of the landscape, history, archaeology and heritage of the Sherwood Forest landscape.
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