Fun Gold Panning For Everyone!

Join us for a fun experience of gold panning at our beautiful stream near Holsworthy!
Devon is well known for it’s rich and varied mineral deposits. This includes GOLD in the Holsworthy area!

Your experience will be along the following lines:-

  • Short walk to / from the gold panning station
  • Instruction & issue equipment
  • 45 mins gold panning in the stream
  • Return equipment to the panning station
  • Review finds with each other
  • Keep what you find!*
  • Bring a picnic if you would like to relax at our picnic area after your experience!
  • Free photos via our Social Media pages

Will this be the start of your prospecting career?!?
Join The Devon Gold Rush!!


Gold in Holsworthy?

What might you find?

  • Fools Gold (Pyrite)
  • Bits of Quartz some times with crystals
  • Pretty Sandstones with Mica crystals
  • Maybe if you are lucky – even some real Gold?!? 

Whatever you find in the stream it’s yours to keep and treasure forever!*


Booking Details

Book Online
Wear old shoes, wet suit shoes, wellies.  You might get wet!
Duration 1.5 Hours Approx (45 mins Gold Panning)
Suitable for – We suggest age 6 and above
Facilities – Field Parking, Picnic Benches, Tuck Shop, Portable Toilet
Arrive – 5 mins before your planned start time
No dogs allowed
When you book you will automatically receive detailed joining instructions by e-mail
(Bookings are taken through the Bude Canoe Experience, of which we are a part)
* Technically – Any gold or silver found belongs to the Crown, not you, or us, so must be returned to the stream.  You are welcome to keep any other minerals / crystals that you might find, limited to one find per person (Keep your best find!).  Please remember a find is not guaranteed. 

Open Season –  Start of May Half Term – End of Summer Holidays.
For availability click BOOK ONLINE
Want to come outside the standard open season or times?   Just get in touch for a private booking!