Delve into the secrets of the past with the Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase AR app.
Travel back in time with Augmented Reality to explore Cranborne Chase’s ancient landscape and meet characters from the past along the way!
The Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase AR app features an interactive map of Cranborne Chase, with historical sites pinpointed on the landscape.
Load the app onto your phone, and visit the sites in the real world! Hold up your phone when you reach the real world location to experience an augmented reality experience.
Download the free Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase AR app to your phone and start exploring!
Scan the QR code or click below to download for Android or Apple devices
Meet Your Guides – Archie and Ollie
Meet Archie and Ollie, the archaeologist moles!
They’ll be your guides inside the App and teach you how to start exploring!
Open the Map, Select Locations and Start Exploring
The Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase AR app is integrated with Google Maps so you’ll be able to find the locations described in the app.
Select the different highlighted locations for directions.
Visit the locations in the real world and explore the history and landscape with the Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase app!
Locations feature information in text and augmented reality video and animation.
If you have access to a WiFi network we recommend you go to ‘Settings’ and ‘Download all content’ before you start exploring.
Suggested Parking Places and Exploration Ideas
The Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase AR app features suggested parking locations for users who want to explore the landscape.
The green information markers open up to give context and history to the historic locations of Cranborne Chase.
Learn about natural landscapes and towns – explore the area with the Time Travellers of Cranborne Chase app and let it be your guide to unravelling the history of the area.
Collect Medallions as You Explore!
See these fascinating characters spring to life right before you and learn about their lives here on Cranborne Chase, collecting the digital medallions as you go!
In some locations, scan the medal with your smartphone to unlock the amazing AR experience.
Follow Suggested Walking Routes to AR Locations
Follow the walking routes and explore the landscape of Cranborne Chase. The Time Traveller App pinpoints locations rich in history for you to explore!
Meet Characters from Cranborne Chase’s Past
Meet people from Cranborne Chase’s past such as Claudia Lucilla a Roman noblewoman in Wimborne and famous architect John Bastard in Blandford.
Infamous 18th century smuggler Issac Gulliver will greet you as you enter the graveyard St Mary’s Church in Sixpenny Handley, while in Shaftesbury Thomas Hardy enthusiastically explains how the town influenced his novels.
General Pitt Rivers, considered by many to be the father of modern archaeology, introduces you to his estate and to his archaeological work at Salisbury Museum and Larmer Tree Gardens, and John Bastard, architect and builder, explains Blandford Forum’s dramatic history and how it rose again from the flames.
Download the App and Start Exploring!