Our Publications

Since its establishment in 1993, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust has produced high quality publications on its work and British Antarctic history and heritage. Many of these are now available to view online. 

Britain’s Antarctic Heritage

In 1995 the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust produced ‘Britain’s Antarctic Heritage, telling the story of Britain’s Antarctic history. From its discovery through to the Modern Era, this booklet tells the story of Antarctica and why its heritage is so important.

Click here to read the booklet.

UK Antarctic Heritage Trust 20th Anniversary Review

Produced in 2013 to celebrate 20 years of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, this booklet looks at the achievements of UKAHT both in the UK and at the Historic Sites and Monuments that we manage on the Antarctic Peninsula over the past two decades.

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Southern Horizons – Robert Burton and UKAHT

First published in 2008, Robert Burton describes the history of the British Antarctic Territory. This accessible history ranges from the discovery of the Peninsula and the time of the early sealing industry, into the Heroic Era and through to the permanent occupation of British bases in Antarctica and the signing of the Antarctic Treaty, a remarkable testament to the international spectrum of those committed to Antarctica. A 'must-read' for those interested in the history of Antarctica. 

Available from the online shop.

Base A Port Lockroy Visitor Guide

British Base A at Port Lockroy is one of the most historically significant buildings on the Antarctic Peninsula. This beautifully illustrated guide gives an insight into the work and legacy of the men that lived there. It tells the story of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust and how Port Lockroy was restored to its original 1950s condition. As well as exploring the history of Port Lockroy, this guide takes you on a tour of Goudier Island from the landing site at the rusting mooring chains to each room of Bransfield House, and includes information on Base A today and some of the wildlife found at Port Lockroy.

Available from our online shop.

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Press Enquiries

We love to talk about the important heritage work that we do, telling the story of life in Antarctica both past and present. If you are interested in running a story about us, would like to arrange an interview, use our images or films, or want to discuss an opportunity to collaborate then get in touch.

For all press enquiries, please contact ukaht@89up.org or +44 (0) 203 411 28 89. For urgent press enquires out of office hours, please call +44 (0) 203 2 89 89 01.