Have you ever wanted to try Metal detecting?

Metal detecting is a great way to relax, it gives you time to enjoy the great outdoors at your own pace, being out in the field with a metal detector is proven to be one of the best ways to improve your mental health and wellbeing.
So why not book a session out in the field with the Skill School team.

We will supply everything you need to metal detect, including the machine, digging tools and many years of knowledge.

The Skill School

in association with

Hayling Detect

Enjoy the great outdoors with the Metal Detecting Professionals.

Gary Blackwell is one of the World’s leading authorities on metal detecting with over 30 years experience, covering field craft and the technical aspects of using a metal detector.
Along with his team of professionals from the Hayling Detect club, you can fast track your way to becoming a metal detecting expert, and discover why metal detecting is so popular.

More about your Skill School Metal Detecting day
We can organize 1 to 1 sessions or groups events of up to 20 people for a true corporate team building experience.
Group metal detecting days – what to expect
In the morning you will be shown the basics of metal detecting, how to operate the machine and how to excavate buried targets.
Then it’s time to go out into the field with one of our professional team and have a hands-on tuition.
Lunch will be supplied
In the afternoon, you can detect on your own or enter the skill school challenge.

a group of metal detectors leaning on spades with a cloudy sky
metal detecting group

Come and spend a day with some of the leading names in the metal detecting world.

Where are the Skill School events held?

Our main event arena is in South Hampshire, very close to the historic town of Alton.

Hard standing car parking and toilets are available.

Bring along –

  • Suitable out door footware – Not steel toe capped boots

  • Clothing to suit the weather conditions

  • Bring your own food and drink if you prefer

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