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Useful Links and Local Information

Oswestry Unearthed
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Local finds and history page - Set up and run by your metal detecting host Chris Langston.


Portable Antiquities Scheme
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The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a project to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.



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Regton is the largest metal detector shop in the UK with a wide selection of Hobby Metal Detectors & Metal Detecting Accessories & Used Metal Detectors.



Whittington Castle
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Whittington Castle near Oswestry in Shropshire England.
50 yards from your accommodation! The strikingly picturesque and romantic ruins are steeped in much history, tales of bitter border warfare, romance and legend.


Oswestry Hillfort
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Old Oswestry is one of Britain's most spectacular and impressive early Iron Age hill forts in the Welsh Marches near Oswestry in north west Shropshire. Old Oswestry Hillfort is reputed as 
"The Stonehenge of the Iron Age Period" . It remains one of the best preserved hill forts in the UK


Oswestry Town Museum
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Oswestry Museum to tell the story of Oswestry whilst providing a hub for information to several other amazing local heritage sites.


Oswestry Town Council
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Oswestry is a thriving border market town with a lively café culture. The historic award winning market and eclectic mix of small shops, not to mention the independent book shop of the year, combine to make Oswestry an attractive and interesting shopping experience.


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Successful and experienced detectorist Ken Cunliffe offers Advice, tips and help for people digging in the uk.

Oswestry & Border Tourist information
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The Centre is set within the parish churchyard of St Oswald King & Martyr. Formerly called Holbache House, it was originally the site of Oswestry Grammar School founded in 1407. Today the building houses The Tourist Information Centre, art exhibition areas and a café. 


Visit Chester
Visit Page the official online guide to help you to experience Chester, a classic, contemporary city bursting with must see treasures, 2000 years of history and spectacular shopping.

Visit Shrewsbury
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For all the beauty of one of England’s finest medieval towns, it’s the flowers you may notice first – they are everywhere. Or perhaps you will be distracted by the colourful events taking place throughout the year or Shrewsbury's picturesque cobbled alleys and squares. Not forgetting it's the birthplace of Charles Darwin!

American Digger Magazine
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American Digger Magazine includes articles covering finds made through metal detecting, surface hunting, diving, and sifting. It also contains photo-illustrated stories on old coins, Civil War and Revolutionary War relics, stone artifacts, fossils, and bottles.


Relic Recoverist
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Everyone has a different motive for metal detecting. Some metal detect to keep busy, others to stay active, a handful to get rich, a few to get famous, and the rest to discover something that could link them to the past. I’m just one of those looking for a link to the past.


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National Geographic TV Show with Hobbyist metal detectorists "King George" Wyant and his buddy Tim "The Ringmaster" Saylor travel the country looking for lost relics of history.

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