Unfortunately, due to the land conditions at this permission we are not going to proceed with this event, therefore it is cancelled and will be replaced with another event as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for updates! Apologoes to those that were looking forward to this.
This camping weekend is a return to our Hockwold cum Wilton permission in Norfolk. We have an additional 200 acres of undetected pasture and will be camping on the area which is due to be detected in May. This means that everyone arriving on the Friday will have a free days detecting across 100 acres which has been subject to just one visit. Arrival Friday noon onwards and departure by noon Monday.
As with all our camping events, we will have full catering, toilets, water available and all the usual facilities.
Hockwold cum Wilton is an exciting location for all our members who know how prolific the finds are in Norfolk.
In 1962, An important Roman hoard of silver tableware and coins was found in Hockwold. It is now part of the Roman-British collections at the British Museum.
Originally, the village was located next to the river. However, after the black plague infected the village, it was burnt down and relocated a mile to the north.
Roman Ritual Crown, Hockwold-cum-Wilton found with five other diadems, at a temple site in Hockwold-cum-Wilton.
Hockwold Hall is an Elizabethan house on the site of an earlier manor. The manor of Hockwold is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Hockwold Hall, with origins in the late 15th century, is a Tudor manor house with a substantial extension built by a Royal Prince at the end of the 19th century.
The cost for this event is £50 per head including camping and full facilities. Day visitors £20. Non detecting partners £5.00 for the duration. Children up to the age of 16 detect and camp for FREE.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ALL LET’S GO DIGGING EVENTS
Please note: We expect all finds to be shown for photographing, all items considered treasure for the finder to provide identification and a contact number. Whilst it is not our responsibility to report items of treasure found on our digs, we will advise the finder to do so and expect confirmation it has been done. And finds of this nature not reported will result in the finders details being passed to the relevant authority.
If you can no longer attend after registering for the event please UN REGISTER, failure to do so can result in you being blocked from all future LGD events.
IF YOU ARE CAMPING, PLEASE REGISTER BELOW. DAY VISITORS PLEASE REGISTER ON THE DAY VISITOR REGISTRATION FORMS FOR THE DAY/S YOU WISH TO ATTEND.
Hockwold Camping Only
Please only add your name here if you are camping!
Registration opens at 19-04-2018 20:10
Registration closes at 07-06-2018 20:10
SATURDAY DAY VISITOR ONLY
Hockwold Saturday Day Visitors Only
Please only register here if you are a Saturday day visitor. If you wish to attend Sunday, or both days as a day visitor, register on the Sunday day visitor or both Day Registration forms.
Registration opens at 19-04-2018 20:11
Registration closes at 08-06-2018 20:11
SUNDAY DAY VISITOR ONLY
Hockwold Sunday Day Visitor
Please register here if you wish to attend as a day visitor SUNDAY.
Registration opens at 19-04-2018 20:13
Registration closes at 07-06-2018 20:13