However, bearing in mind that this is an area under threat from
and quarrying, from my perspective as a detectorist, which I hope you
appreciate is not necessarily wrong, just different to yours.
In the Thornborough research area;
Insecticides, mineral supliments etc are becoming far more enviroment
friendly, and fields can be managed in different ways without the
farmer having economic loss.
Quarrying is not recommendable in this area.
The metal detecting hobby or events have been going on long enough
(trial and error) to have reached the phase of being able to function