A list of UK Metal Detecting Clubs By Areas

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On this page, you will find in alphabetical order a list of areas with known UK metal detecting clubs in that area.

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So if you are looking to join a metal detecting club then hopefully you will find all of the information you need right here.

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Berkshire

Wessex Metal Detecting Club

Meetings for the Wessex  Metal Detecting Club are held at the Conservative club, Newbury on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Contact – Email: wessex.club@gmail.com

Website: Wessex Metal Detecting Club

The Berkshire Detectorists

Join and contact the Berkshire detectorists club via their website.

Contact – Name: Ray Laidlaw

Website: The Berkshire Detectorists

Metal Detecting Clubs in Buckinghamshire

Central Searchers Metal Detecting Club

You can join the Central Searchers MD club by visiting either their website or their Facebook group. They are an internet based group but hold digs in Buckinghamshire often.

Contact – Email: centralsearchers@ntlworld.com Website: Central Searchers Website Facebook: Central Searchers Facebook Page

Phoenix MDC

Meetings for the Phoenix metal detecting club are held on the last Thursday of every month from 7.30pm to 8pm at Peterborough Sports and Social Club Lincoln Road.

Contact – Telephone: 01733 267162

Metal Detecting Clubs in Cambridgeshire

Ramsey Metal Detecting Club

You can contact Ramsey Metal Detecting club via their Facebook group page. As far as I am aware there may be a waiting list.

Contact – Facebook: Ramsey MDC Facebook Group

St Neots & District Artefacts Club

Meetings for SNADAC are held every other Tuesday at the Hyde Park Public house,  New Street, St Neots. You can contact the club via their website.

Contact – Email: ahinds@sky.com Website: St Neots & District Artefacts Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Cheshire

SLC Metal Detecting Club

South Lancashire & Cheshire Metal detecting club holds a Club Members meeting first Wednesday of each month at St Michael’s Parish Centre, St.Michael’s Road, Ditton, Widnes, WA8 8TF at 8 pm and run until approximately 10 – 11 pm. Founded in 1978 by Brian Cross, they are a large and successful metal detecting club. You can contact them via email.

Contact – Email: cliff.j.passey@blueyonder.co.uk Website: South Lancs and Cheshire Club Website

West Kirby Metal Detecting Club

The West Kirby Metal Detecting club meets at 7:30 pm on the first Thursday of the Month at the Royal British Legion Club, Withens Lane, Wallasey, WirralCH44 1BB. You can contact them via email or their website.

Contact – Email: wkmdc@hotmail.co.uk Website: West Kirby Metal Detecting Club Website

Crewe & Nantwich Metal Detecting Society

The Crewe & Nantwich metal detecting Society meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Crown Hotel, High Street, Nantwich CW5 5AS with meetings beginning at 7.30 pm and finishing at 9.30 pm. There is a waiting list at present, you can contact the club via their website or email.

Contact – Email: candnmetalds@gmail.com Website: Crewe & Nantwich Metal Detecting Society Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Cornwall

Mid Cornwall History Hunters

The Mid Cornwall History Hunters hold a meeting every third Monday of the month at 7.30 pm and usually held at the Victoria Inn, Roche, Saint Austell PL26 8LQ. You can make contact with them via their website, telephone or Facebook.

Contact – Name: Vic Chapman Telephone: (07542) 993909 Website: Mid Cornwall History Hunters Website Facebook: Mid Cornwall History Hunters Facebook Page

Metal Detecting Clubs in County Durham

Dunelme Metal Detecting Club

The Dunelme metal detecting club meets every other Wednesday at the Eldon Arms Hotel, Ferryhill Station, County Durham DL17 0AW. For membership enquiries, you can contact them via email.

Contact – Email: tommyallinson@hotmail.com Website: Dunelme Metal Detecting Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Cumbria

Kendal & District Metal Detecting Club

Meetings for the K&DMDC are held at The Cross Keys, 1 Park Rd, Milnthorpe LA7 7AB, on the last Thursday of the month at 7.30pm and the meetings start at 8 pm. You can contact them via the contact form on their website.

Contact – Website: K&DMDC Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Derbyshire

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Chesterfield

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Devon

Torbay Metal Detectors Club

Torbay Metal Detectors club covers the three times of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham in the southwest of England, they also visit sites all over Devon.

Contact – Name: Pete Nicholson Email: secretary@torbaymdc.co.uk Website: Torbay Metal Detecting Club

Metal Detecting Clubs in Dorset

Weymouth & Portland Metal Detecting Club

No meeting information is available for the Weymouth & Portland Metal Detecting Club, however, you can contact them via email or the contact form on their website.

Contact – Email: weyport.mdc@gmail.com  Website:Weymouth & Portland Metal Detecting Club

Metal Detecting Clubs in Essex

Essex Detector Society

You can find all of the necessary information on their informative website. To get in contact with the club please use the contact page on the website provided below.

Contact – Email: mail@essexdetectorsociety.org Website: Essex Detector Society Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Gloucestershire

Taynton Metal Detecting Club

Club meetings are held every two months at the Taynton Parish Room, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 3AN. The Taynton Metal Detecting club have at least one organised dig a month, a minimum of 20 per year, usually approximately 35. The club also has extensive open sites which are available to all full members throughout the year. Memberships are limited to 25 and turnover is low.

You can contact them regarding new memberships via email.

Contact – Email: zoommoos3@gmail.com Website: Taynton Metal Detecting Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Hampshire

Weekend Wanderers

Yearly annual membership fee applies for the Weekend Wanderers you can contact them by email or by telephone for more information.

Contact – Email: weekend.wanderer@btinternet.com Tel: 01256 702255

Metal Detecting Clubs in Hertfordshire

Herts & District Metal Detecting Society

The Herts & District Metal Detecting club is at maximum capacity and is not taking on new members at present, you can, however, be put on a waiting list. They also offer a free recovery service in Hertfordshire for lost items. Contact can be made with the Herts & District metal detecting society via their website.

Contact – Website: Herts & District Metal Detecting Society Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Metal Detecting Club

The club is at maximum capacity at the moment, however, you can still contact them at their website and ask to be added to the waiting list.

Contact – Website: Isle of Wight Metal Detecting Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Kent

West Kent Detector Club

There is no information on how to join the West Kent Detector club, they do have a website and Facebook. You could contact them via the contact form on there or message them on Facebook.

Contact – Website: West Kent Detector Club Website Facebook: West Kent Detector Club Facebook Group

Invicta Seekers Metal detecting Club

The Invicta Seekers meet monthly, at 7.30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashford International Sports and Social Club. 181 Beaver Rd Ashford TN23 7SG. Applications to join the club should be done in person at the meetings. You can contact them via their Facebook group.

Contact – Website: Invicta Seekers Website Facebook: Invicta Seekers Facebook Group

Metal Detecting Clubs in Lancashire

SLC Metal Detecting Club

South Lancashire & Cheshire Metal detecting club holds a Club Members meeting first Wednesday of each month at St Michael’s Parish Centre, St.Michael’s Road, Ditton, Widnes, WA8 8TF at 8 pm and run until approximately 10 – 11 pm. Founded in 1978 by Brian Cross, they are a large and successful metal detecting club. You can contact them via email.

Contact – Email: cliff.j.passey@blueyonder.co.uk Website: South Lancs and Cheshire Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Leicestershire

Loughborough Coin & Search Society

The Loughborough Coin & Search Society hold a meeting on the first Thursday of every month at the Rosebery Medical Centre, Rosebery Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5DX. The club currently has a waiting and list and to be added you will need to contact them via the contact form on their website or on their Facebook page.

Contact – Website:Loughborough Coin and Search Society Website Facebook: Loughborough Coin & Search Society Facebook page

Metal Detecting Clubs in Lincolnshire

Lincoln Historical Search Society

Based in Cherry Willingham just outside Lincoln, you can contact the Lincoln Historical Search Society via email or their Facebook page. They are always looking for new members

Contact – Email: lincolnhistoricalsearchsociety@gmail.com Facebook: Lincoln Historical Search Society Facebook Page

Scunthorpe Metal Detecting Society

The Scunthorpe Metal detecting club holds their meetings on the second Monday of every month 7.30pm at the Foxhills Club, DN15 8LQ.

Contact – Tel: (07542) 564631 Website: Scunthorpe Metal Detecting Society

Metal Detecting Clubs in Nottinghamshire

Ashfield Metal Detecting Club

Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month at 7.30pm at the Staff Of Life, West End, Sutton In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, you can also contact the Ashfield Metal Detecting club via email or their website.

Contact – Email: webmaster@ashfield-mdclub.co.uk Website: Ashfield Metal Detecting Club

Warsop Metal Detecting Club

Not much information can be found on the Warsop Metal Detecting club other than an address and telephone number.

Contact – Address: Mr Brian Booth, 24 Fitzherbert Street, Warsop, Mansfield, Notts, NG20 0PX Tel: 01623 842882

Metal Detecting Clubs in Norfolk

Kings Lynn Metal Detecting Club

The Kings Lynn Metal Detecting Club holds meetings on the second Monday of the month in the Workers Club, Church Street, King’s Lynn, PE30 5EB usually starting at 7 pm. You can contact them about memberships by either telephone or email.

Contact – Name: Kevin Elfleet Telephone: (07737) 048362 Email: kevin.elfleet@virgin.net Website: Kings Lynn Metal Detecting Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Shropshire

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Somerset

The Somerset Artefact Seekers

There is no information on club meetings or how the membership process works. You can, however, contact them via a contact form on their website.

Contact – Website: Somerset Artefact Seekers Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Staffordshire

Three Spires Search Society

The Three Spires Search Society holds meetings on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm. There is no information as to where they hold their meetings. You can contact them by joining the forum on their website.

Contact – Website: The Three Spires Search Society Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Suffolk

Ipswich & District Detector Club

The Ipswich & District Detector Club hold club meetings on the last Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm at the Rosary Conservative Club, 172 Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AB. To find out more you can visit their website or call the club chairman David Cummings.

Contact – Name: David Cummings Telephone: (01473) 624069 Website: Ipswich & District Detector Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Surrey

Surrey Searchers Metal Detecting Club

The Surrey Searchers Metal Detecting Club holds meetings twice every month, and hold as many as 3 digs a week. To contact them regarding memberships you should email the club secretary.

Contact – Email: membershipsecretary@surreysearchersmdc.co.uk Website: Surrey Searchers Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Warwickshire

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Wiltshire

Trowbridge & District Metal Detecting Club

The Trowbridge & District metal detecting club hold a meeting every month, the date, time and location is announced on their website. You can make contact with them via their website, or telephone or email Sue for new memberships.

Contact – Name: Sue Whyborn Telephone: (07791) 201081 Email: secretary@Trowbridgemdc.co.uk Website: Trowbridge & District MDC Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

Doncaster Detector & Collectors Club

To make contact with the Doncaster Metal detecting club you can contact them via email.

Contact – Name: Vanessa Email: askiee@hotmail.com Website: Doncaster Detector & Collectors Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Midlands

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Metal Detecting Clubs in Scotland

Scottish Detector Club

Founded in 1977 the Scottish Detector Club is Scotlands oldest club. The club meets on the first Monday of every month at 7.30 pm at the Jewel Miners Welfare Club, Bowling Pavillion, 56 Duddinston Park South, Edinburgh, EH15 3LJ. You can get in contact with the club by emailing the club secretary.

Contact – Email: scotdetectclub@btopenworld.com Website: Scottish Detector Club Website

Metal Detecting Clubs in Wales

Gwent Metal Detecting Club

Gwent Metal Detecting Club holds their monthly meeting on the 1st Tuesday of every month at the RAFA Club, Greenhill Road, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3DQ at 7 pm. They were founded in 1977 and has grown to approximately 150 members. You can contact them via their website.

Contact – Website: Gwent Metal Detecting Club Website

Cardiff Scan Club

Cardiff Scan Club meets at 7.30pm on every second Wednesday of the month at the Victoria Park, 422, Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff new members are always welcome. You can contact them via their website contact form.

Contact – Website: Cardiff Scan Club Website

Swansea Metal Detecting Club

The Swansea Metal Detecting club meet every other Wednesday at the Coopers Arms, Neath Road, Plasmarl, Swansea, SA6 8JU. Contact them via their website contact form.

Contact – Website: Swansea Metal Detecting Club Website

Various Metal Detecting Clubs Nationwide

Let’s go digging

Paul Howard was the founder of the nationwide Metal Detecting society “Let’s go digging” they organise rally events nationwide. To join you can contact them via Facebook or their website. A largely popular metal detecting event organiser with over 7000 members on their Facebook group.

Contact – Facebook: Let’s Go Digging Facebook Website: Let’s go digging Website

Detecting for Veterans

Jason Massey is the main point of contact for this wonderful metal detecting club. The metal detecting club is for armed forces veterans and was created initially as a form of therapy for PTSD. A very friendly group with nationwide events and rallies.

Contact – Facebook: Detecting for Veterans Facebook

Metal Detectives

The Metal Detectives organise various metal detecting digs around the South of England.

If you would like to become a member of the Metal Detectives group then you should visit their website. They run regular digs on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

They also hold 4 – 6 weekend events lasting 2 to 3 days long.

A very well organised and helpful metal detecting club.

Contact – Website: Metal Detectives Website

 

 

Gavin Bowler

Keen history and blogging enthusiast. I love metal detecting.

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