UKAHT’s aim is to connect people with the wonder of Antarctica and its stories of human endeavour, to help promote a greater understanding of this phenomenal place and the role we all have in protecting it. The organisation conserves Antarctic heritage by maintaining and caring for six designated historic sites and monuments on the Antarctic Peninsula and by working with Antarctic policy makers on heritage and conservation. UKAHT uses remarkable stories to explore why Antarctica matters to us all, helping current and future generations discover, understand, value and protect this precious wilderness.
Our mission is to promote public engagement, through conservation, storytelling and effective advocacy. Our ambition over the next decade is to: safeguard British heritage in Antarctica; engage a growing and increasingly diverse audience with this heritage and the wider questions concerning Antarctica; and use our expertise and influence to help secure a sustain future for this astonishing region.