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Available Barn date overview


Self catering Barn I


Free supplied kit per Barn

6.5 ltr slow cooker
Digital coffee maker
7 plastic coffee mugs, drinks tumblers and spoons
2 small Tuppaware containers for tea and sugar in the field
5ltr stainless steel push button top Thermos - for hot water in the field
1.5ltr stainless steel Thermos pour jug - for milk or soup in the field
Large and medium Thermos cooler boxes - one for large bottle of drink, one for sandwiches or hot chow

7 individual A4 field maps
1 AO full scale team maps
Sat Nav with field, supermarket, eateries locations
7 diggers
Mobile phone for daily contact




The Barn is situated in Constable Country on the Essex-Suffolk border just a few minutes from the beautiful village of Dedham and the old waterfront town of Manningtree on the Stour estuary. Renovated to an exceptionally high standard, this is the ideal place to relax once you have finished your day exploring the many local attractions or the historic towns of Colchester and Harwich, the pretty wool villages of Lavenham and Long Melford or visited the beach at Frinton.

Detecting sites are just a mile from the Barn house


New Barn conversion with sauna and Jacuzzi (7 people max) Perfect for groups of friends

Spend a while in the Finnish Sauna followed by the Spa pool on your private patio overlooking open pastures.
Sit by the log burning stove and watch any of the Satellite channels with theatre sound dvd/video.
The bedrooms also have TV/videos.
2 double bedrooms plus 1 twin room and 3 - bath/showers (1 en-suite).
A double sofa bed is downstairs and two rollaway beds
The kitchen is equipped, as you would expect plus a few little extras like a choice of crushed or cubed ice 'on tap' and a professional range cooker.
Excellent pubs and restaurants nearby.


Own mini bus or MPV , self catering go as you please type holiday

Sat Nav , mobile phone and lunchtime equipement supplied free

Parking Yes, Bath Yes
Television Yes, Indoor Spa Pool No
Sky Television Yes, Outdoor Spa Pool Yes
Video Yes, Shower Yes
Microwave Yes, Power Shower Yes
Dishwasher Yes, Open Fire No
Ensuite Bathroom Yes, Wood Stove Yes
Central heating Yes, Laundry facilities Yes
Games Room No, Swimming Pool No
Garden Yes, Tennis Court No
CD/DVD Player Yes, BBQ Yes

New **Wireless internet - YES included

Towels provided Yes Bed linen provided Yes

Updated June 2013

Check out the new Barn dates available page for more info


Drop me a mail for additional info or contact barn leader directly




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Terms and Conditions

All single items found are the finders, the exception is treasure/ hoard and gold coins which are split 50/50 finder and farmer. The finder has first refusal to own the item in both disclaimed treasure/hoard or gold coins. All upheld treasure/hoard are split 50/50 with farmer and finder by law.

Colchestertreasurehunting has NO vestige interest in any finds or hoards/treasures found and the FULL 50% is paid to the finder, the other 50% is paid to the landowner.



Payments made to secure the rental of the Barn are non refundable as the owner is paid in full on booking. If you are unfit prior to you holiday booking you must find an alternative member to fill you slot to get the refund.

Colchestertreasurehunting exercises every care possible. We can assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity in connection with the hunts of any airplane, automobile, motor coach or any other conveyance used in carrying out this tour or for the acts or defaults of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger or in carrying out the arrangement of the tour. We cannot accept any responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay in air or other services, sickness, bad weather, strike, war, quarantine, acts of God or other causes beyond our control and reserve the right to make such alterations to the itinerary as may be deemed necessary for carrying out the tour. By forwarding the payment, the passenger certifies that he/she does not have any mental, physical or any other condition or disability that would create a hazard for him/herself or other passengers. Baggage is the owner's risk entirely. Tour participants understand the hazards of traveling by foot over rural terrain and plowed fields and accept the responsibility and risks of this activity. In consideration of and as part payment for the right to participate in such tour, the participant agrees to assume all of the above risks and agrees that such payment shall also constitute consent to all provisions contained herein. In addition, it is understood that Colchestertreasurehunting makes no guarantee, explicit or implied, as to the number or value of artifacts, coins or jewelry which the participant might recover, but will endeavor to provide the very best locations and sites available to them to insure the continued success of their hunts.

Important note: By sending a payment you agree to the terms and conditions on this site, treasure Act and correct exporting of finds. NO find over 50 years old can be taken home without an approved export license. All transportation to and from sites, museum visits, trip to the shops are all free and not included in the price of your trip. You can be using multiple vehicles during your stay, taxi hire, private hire from the airport, saloon car to the museum and even the farmer can drive you around his land. No exchange of money for any trip must be made as they are all free. Giving any driver of any vehicle a tip other then a registered taxi can invalidate the insurance as it now becomes for hire and reward.