Annual Metal Detecting Rally

Over 200 enthusiasts attended our 2018 Annual Rotary Metal Detecting Rally in Hadrian's Wall Country, Approx 80 acres not previously detected.

Annual Rotary Metal Detecting Rally 

Over 200 enthusiasts spent the day detecting approx 80 acres not previously detected!  The list of finds included coins, buckles, musket balls and bullets. 

Over 200 metal detecting enthusiasts attended our 13th Annual Rally on Sunday 8 April 2018 @ Little Corby Hall Farm, Little Corby, Warwick Bridge near Carlisle, CA4 8QS.  The area is approx 2.5 miles south of Hadrians Wall.

Funds were raised for charities supported by Rotary.  

The list of finds included Edward 1 Longcross Penny, Queen Victoria Penny, Edward VII Penny, 3 x Roman Coins - Constantine the Great, Commonwealth  (Oliver Cromwell) Penny, Henry VIII sovereign penny, Elizabeth I groat, James VI coins, William III coin (1696), William II shilling, Roman coin, Henry III silver penny

Further details Derek Wallace

News about our 2017 event and finds

The 12th Annual Rally was held in April 2017 at Irthington near Brampton, Cumbria.  Good weather and a full car park helped to create another very successful event - fundraising, plenty of fields to search and some finds.

Refreshments, a raffle and token hunt added to the fun.

Click here for details of what was found on the day on the British Museum Finds website . The finds included Roman and Post Medieval Coins, and a Roman Brooch.