This site has been built upon 20 years of teaching, research and writing, and a passion for all things historical. I hope you enjoy browsing through the site to see what is on offer.


Our Explore History shop offers a wide range of history related items, including documents, stamps, fossils and other items of historical significance.



COMING SOON! Available June 26th.

Biscuit is a precocious pup with an insatiable curiosity that often leads her to poke her nose where it doesn’t belong. When exploring the gardens of her new home, she stumbles upon what appears to be a rabbit hole and finds herself transported to the past.

Thus begins a thrilling journey across the ages. With each trip down the rabbit hole into history, Biscuit must rely on her resourcefulness and befriend unlikely allies to overcome daunting obstacles and return to her family. But she soon discovers her time-traveling escapades have dredged up dark secrets that hang over her home, and her adventures have only just begun.


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DR. SCOTT, Director

The Founding Director of Explore History is Dr. Scott McLean. Scott has a PhD in Modern British history and a Masters in British medieval history. He began his academic career at the University of Guelph, Canada, before moving to England in 1999 to work at Queen's University (Canada) Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle. Teaching at the BISC offered the opportunity to not only meet some wonderful students and travel to historic sites, but teach a wide range of courses in British and European history (sometimes as many as 15 courses a year!) It also allowed him to dabble in archaeology.

This resulted in him establishing the schools first Field School in British Archaeology and through this make some amazing discoveries. It also allowed him to indulge one of his other great passions - collecting old documents and items of historical interest. This website is built upon this life-long interest in things historical, his passion for teaching - at all age levels - and exploring history.

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Dr Scott Mclean Founder of Explore History

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