Ancient Britain: With Ray Mears

Ancient Britain: With Ray Mears

Britain is an island where history is well and truly part of the landscape and an island where human feet have walked for a million years. We are constantly making groundbreaking archaeological discoveries that are helping us to better understand the way in which our distant ancestors lived.

Join bushcraft and survival expert Ray Mears who, in a brand new series, explores Britain's distant past, from the earliest evidence of people in Britain, right up to the moment that everything would change.

On his journey, Ray discovers how our ancestors survived, from hunting and gathering, to raising crops on agricultural farms. Ray will discover the technologies they used, the knowledge they passed down and the traces they left behind.

Ancient Britain: With Ray Mears
  • Ancient Britain with Ray Mears: Flint and Footprints

    Britain is an island where history is well and truly part of the landscape and an island where human feet have walked for a million years. We are constantly making groundbreaking archaeological discoveries that are helping us to better understand the way in which our distant ancestors lived.

    Joi...

  • Ancient Britain with Ray Mears: Forest to Farms

    12,000 years ago, Britain entered a new chapter in its long history. By this point, hunting tools had evolved, from hefty spears to the slick and stealthy bow and arrow. This revolution in technology would change the way humans hunted forever.

    In a period in which Britain was also thawing and e...