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Metal detecting

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Metal detecting is not permitted on any land owned or managed by the States of Guernsey, including our Historic Sites. 

It is also not permitted on the cliffs, coastal grasslands or headlands owned or administered by the States of Guernsey.


If you are interested in metal detecting anywhere in Guernsey, we recommend you contact the Guernsey Heritage Keepers in the first instance:

Shane Le Page  

07781 116976


Anyone wishing to metal detect on Guernsey's beaches should obtain a permit from Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services (ACLMS): 

01481 227000


Please find below 'A Guide to Metal Detecting in Guernsey' (this is not a Museum publication).