Where to pan for gold in England

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Gold rush England

Gold rush England

Here are the best locations to find gold in England.

The Lake District

Mungrisdale, Dunmail Raise and Blencathra Mountain are reputed to be good spots and traces have also been found in Troutbeck and Sedbergh.

The English Lake District

The English Lake District

Northern Pennines

The Northern Pennines have a wealth of minerals, including gold. Nenthead and the River Swale have both had reports of gold finds.

Northern Pennines

Northern Pennines

Forest of Dean

In 1906 there were reports of gold being found near Wigpool in the Forest of Dean. Apparently there is still gold in the ground to be found.

Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean

Hopes Nose, Torquay, Devon

Spectacular rock formations hide the fact there is gold to be found in this area of Devon.

Hopes Nose, Torquay

Hopes Nose, Torquay

Camborne, Cornwall

Tin may no longer be commercially viable but gold is. Recently a commercial gold mine has been established in an old tin mine in Camborne, Cornwall. According to locals, the rivers to the North and West are well worth investigating.

Camborne, Cornwall

Camborne, Cornwall

If you are interested in Gold Panning, you might be interested in this:

Gold Panning Kit

Gold Panning Kit

Gold Panning Kit

The Mighty Eagle Gold Panning Kit has everything you need to find gold in our rivers and streams.

Simple chores like taking the dog out for a walk, can become gold finding expeditions. The kit has a fully researched and full colour instruction leaflet to help you. More Info

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April 1, 2012 | Treasure hunting | No comment