Britain's Best Selling Metal Detecting Magazine

February 2022 issue is out now!

Treasure Hunting Magazine February 2022

Published since 1977

Treasure Hunting is the UK's best selling metal detecting magazine. Published since 1977!

Reader finds

Showing your finds from all over the country. From the mundane to the amazing - every single find is part of our history

Packed with information

In-depth articles, reviews of the latest detectors, news, views and opinion all about the great hobby of metal detecting. 

Auction round up

A highly interesting selection of lots sold at TimeLine auctions each month.

Amazing metal detecting articles

Why I Just Love Detecting Paul Malpass recounts his journey through the hobby, starting with a Tandy detector in the 1980s.
PAS Corner – How to Recognise Worked Flint In this fascinating article Dr Kevin Leahy examines the tell-tale features that denote ancient worked flint.
Field Test Deeptech Vista X Adrian Gayler puts the Vista X through its paces and makes some amazing finds.
Two Celts and Other Things Allan Davies unearths some wonderful coins and artefacts on his permissions in Cheshire and Norfolk.
Celtic Coin Values Details and sale prices of beautiful Celtic coins sold recently by Chris Rudd Auctions.
Auction Round-Up A selection of lots sold at TimeLine Auctions’ recent sale. 

News and Views A round-up of some of the news and stories from the world of detecting, including the hunt for Alan Titchmarsh’s wedding ring, explosions at the Rodney Cook Rally and a pair of golden ryals.
Reader Finds A glorious pictorial summary of some of our readers’ recent finds.
Coinage in Anglo-Saxon England In this month’s instalment, Richard Kelleher examines the coins of the last Kings of Mercia in the 9th century.
Gone But Not Forgotten Dave Crisp looks at various things he has ‘lost’ over the years, including hoards and land.
Gary’s XP Skill School Gary Blackwell presents the new XP Deus II and looks at some of the programs and features.
French and British Connections Jonathan Bull and his mate Dan gain a great new permission on the island of Jersey. 

Metal detecting news and vies

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Our Books

We also publish over 50 books specialising in the hobby of metal detecting, for both those new and experienced to the hobby.

All orders post free in the UK we offer worldwide shipping as well 

Benet's Artefacts 4th edition

BENET'S ARTEFACTS 4TH EDITION - All prices fully updated and over 500 new artefacts added.


This fantastic A4 Hardback book is a must have for anyone trying to identify metal detecting finds.


The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
An illustrated guide to metal detecting and archaeological finds

Finds Identified 2

The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme
FINDS IDENTIFIED II – Dress Fittings & Ornaments


Spink Coins of England and the United Kingdom 57th Edition 2022
(Pre decimal volume - Hardback)


The same format as previous editions of Benet’s but is purely focused on the Medieval period.

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