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Full Board accommodation

Added another Barn V self catering option

Total available fields to choose from is 500 +

Just added another 23 new farm Oct 2015

Added another 10 field site Sept 2015

Added 2 new small farms from Sept 2015

Added 3 new small farms from 1st Feb 2014

Added another 18 field site from Feb 2013

Added new 11 field site from Feb 2013

Added another new 5 field Farm from Sept 2012

Added new 28 field Farm from Oct 2012

Added new 500 acre farm from 1st Sept 2012

Added new 21 field farm from 1st March 2012

Added new 33 field farm from 1st March 2012

Added another possible new 15 fields from 1st Feb 2011

Added another new 2400 acre new plot for hunting

66 new fields to hunt from 1st Feb 2010

New 15 field site added Oct 2010

2 new sites just added for 2011 season

 

 

Check out the new Barn and Full Board availabilty page for more info on what spaces are free

Any length of stay is possible subject to availability.

Full board accommodation includes:

You are picked up and dropped off by taxi to all London airports 93 miles away ( regular Saturday taxi run only )

Trips to the shops, museum if required are free of charge.

All food, soft drinks, coffee, tea, soap, shampoo and towel are supplied.

Diggers are supplied

Hot tea and coffee served all day in the field

Breakfast : Full English, eggs, bacon, sausage, cereal, toast, coffee and tea ( even porridge and wild honey for Alaskan's !!)

Lunch: Hot pasties, hot dogs, 1/4 pounders, crisps, cake, chocolate bars, soft drinks or hot soup depending on the weather.. (Even iced tea now for the guys down south ! yuck !)

Evening meal: Huge freshly cooked traditional English food, Roast dinners with Yorkshire pud & stuffing, Cottage pie, "Toad in the hole" (not actually made from toads). Chicken casserole and dumplings, Faggots , Fish and chips, etc.

Puddings (deserts) include Treacle sponge, Jam rolly polly , "Spotted Dick" and a favourite so far with Americans the famous Christmas Pud with Cornish ice cream (when in season !)

All soft drinks are supplied both diet, regular and Caffeine free. All coffees, teas are included.

Supper - Light snack if you can manage any more !!

Trips to Museums

No formal trips to museums are arranged but most guys want to visit the Colchester museum on the last half day of their trip. All transport to and from the museums etc is provided free of charge, you pay only for the entrance fee.

Equipment supplied : 120V inverters for battery charging, diggers

Accommodation

You get your own bedroom, no sharing. Full run of the house, relax in the the conservatory and discuss the days finds. If the weather is fine relax in the garden. (Like staying with a detecting friend not a guest house).

Exporting

Your fee includes all export applications and paperwork, full word document sent to you with detailed find lists and photgraphs of all yours finds. We handle the reporting of all treasures you might find covered by the treasure act.

 

 

On this trip everything is taken care off and you are chauffeured around

Pick a free slot and drop me a mail to make sure it is available - deposit to secure your slot is £400

Contact e- mail

 

 

 

If full board slot is full you can use Barns, B&B or hotel options

 

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Check out the new Barn and Full board availabilty page for more info on what spaces are free

 

 

 

 

Arrival/Departure times

Your holiday price includes the regular Saturday taxi runs to and from the airport . We pick up from both London Gatwick and Heathrow to make it easier for you to get flights. Book your flights early to ensure you get the flight you want. There are some clean cheap hotels at the airports if you would rather arrive a day early to be fresh for your hunt.

Check out Expedia.com from NA for Hotels at either London Gatwick or London Heathrow

Be prepared to pay your own taxi fares if you arrive at the wrong arrival or departure times for whatever reason.

Arrival times for either London Gatwick or Heathrow

These are the set pick and drop off times at London Gatwick and London Heathrow for full board houses.

Arrivals

Pick up by taxi at London Gatwick is 9am - your flight must arrive 8am or BEFORE to allow time to clear customs, baggage pick up. DO NOT BOOK AN 8.30 ARRIVAL

Pick up London Heathrow is 10am - your flight must arrive 8am or BEFORE to allow time to clear customs, baggage pick up. Heathrow is a lot slower than Gatwick through customs and baggage so allow 2 hours.

Return journey

Drop off at London Gatwick is 9am - your return flight must NOT be BEFORE 11 am to allow for minimum 2 hour check in times. DO NOT BOOK A RETURN FLIGHT THAT LEAVES AT eg 9.30

Drop off London Heathow is 10am -your return flight must NOT be BEFORE 12 pm to allow for minimum 2 hour check in times

The taxi's rides are Saturday only so there is no traffic. Taxi's will NOT wait if you book a 8.30 am flight arrival at Gatwick or Heathrow and miss the pick up time

Departure times

Return taxi's leave your accommodation at 7am on day of departure to allow plenty of time for the minimum 2 hour check in period at the airport.

Mail address enquiries@essexfarmholidays.co.uk

Mail address colchesterhunter@colchestertreasurehunting.co.uk

 

 
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