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Digging for gold

  • August 03 2017
  • Danielle Mowbray

Have you ever wondered what it was like during the Gold Rush? Would you have taken the risk and tried your luck, hoping to find a fortune? You can still go digging or panning to this day. It's a great activity where people of all ages can experience the o


How and where to do it

Gold digging or panning is a great activity where people of all ages can experience the outdoors and get to grips with their own little bit of discovery. It's a hardly a new thing – the quest for gold. We've all heard stories of the great gold rush, but not everyone is aware of how the activity still exists today. Right down to its most basic form. And you could take part it in quite easily. You don't need a lot of expensive equipment or superior knowledge. It's fun, accessible and if you're lucky, you could find a fortune! In this infographic, we show you some of the places in the UK where gold has been found, and where you can find it still. Happy hunting!

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