Gold Panning and Prospecting With Vincent Thurkettle
Two Day Gold Panning Course
This course is ideal as an enjoyable introduction to the subject for those wanting to go gold panning, or as a unique and very special birthday, Christmas or retirement gift. Many people, however, come along simply to experience a couple of days as a gold prospector in the quiet and beautiful Mennock valley in southern Scotland.
Over the two days you will learn how gold finds its way into streams and rivers and
the secrets to spotting where it lies hidden. We will also cover how to read the
wider landscape looking for clues, and the best places to research promising locations.
There’s a real knack to using a gold pan properly and this is practiced before we
make our way to a gold-
The courses are led by Vincent Thurkettle, who has over 30 years of gold panning
experience and won the British Championships seven times -
For this year’s course details, or any other questions, please contact me at email@example.com