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The Swale Search and Recovery club will have been in existence for 35 years

this year, originally as the Isle of Sheppey Metal Detecting Society.

Club meetings are held at The Hastings Arms in Gillingham, Kent every 1st and 3rd Thursday evening of the month.

Our club members come with all levels of ability and experience in the hobby and are happy to welcome newcomers. 

In addition to regular club meetings we attend rallies. Some are small events on our own club land

and some are national events along with other clubs

Any prospective members wishing to join the club may be asked to enroll on the waiting list

As a member you will be enrolled as a member of the NCMD (National Council for Metal Detecting)




We offer a FREE search and recover service for all those lost rings, keys, farm implements,

man-holes etc. providing your lost item is within reasonable geographic distance




2018 will be the Club’s 35th year in existence.

Relating this to traditional anniversary themes, this year will be the celebration of the Emerald, a symbol of good fortune and wealth supposedly. A Special Award will be designed and created for the best Emerald Find of 2019.


Club members are invited to come forward with relevant finds and ideas to celebrate the year.

Check out the News and Events page for further plans on this. 

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Some of the club members Time piece Finds

monthly finds


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