Metal detectingThis site is primarily about metal detecting, but it is also a portal to the eventful history of the United Kingdom. I hope you find your time here interesting and informative.

Aimed at the British beginer detectorist, there are articles about the more common finds such as coins and buttons to help get you started, and also metal detecting tips and cleaning methods.

As a user and fan of the Minelab E-Trac, there is section dedicated to my favourite machine.

Good luck & happy hunting,


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Metal detecting, history, metal detectors, treasure hunting, medieval times, medieval thimble, an interesting hobby, history, finding out about the past, old coins, historical interest, gold coins, roman coins, tudor coins, Nuremburg jeton, axe heads, old spurs, musket balls, Saxon brooches, Roman brooches, cleaning finds, The bronze age, The Iron age, Roman Britain, The dark ages, Anglo Saxon Britain, Viking Britain, Medieval Britain, Tudor Britain. The Elizabethans, Stuart Britain, Georgian Britain, Victorian Britain.  Modern Britain. Hoards and treasures, The Treasure act,  Land owner, detectorist agreement, metal detecting for beginners, advice on buying a detector, Georgian rings, medieval purse bar, Tudor purse bar, E-Trac, E-Trac settings, E-Trac emulator,


4 Responses to Welcome

  1. robert johnson says:

    ive just a quick question…. ive just got permission to detect on the crown foreshore estate, but iam having a bit off a problem… it says that I can go metal detecting in the areas on the map marked purple, but on their maps on most of it there is sandy coloured sections infront of the purple and inbetween the purple..???? what are those areas ??

  2. Wormslayer says:

    Hi Rob,
    Are you looking at these maps? http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/coastal/metal-detecting/maps/
    I’m not seeing the sandy colour.

  3. Terry says:

    I would like to talk to you about your tracking software and wonder if I could please call you at a convenient time. I am working on a project that requires accurate tracking information and would very much welcome your advice on a couple of specific points. Thank you.

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