From Yorkshire to the Isle of Wight — the best places to find buried treasure in UK

With 8,775 pieces of buried treasure being found in the UK since 2012, where are you most-likely to discover hidden treasure around the UK?

The team at Jewellery Box has used UK government data on treasure and portable antiques statistics to find the number of treasure and portable antiques discovered in and around the UK since 2012 – and Isle of Wight is the best place to find buried treasure.

You can view the full research here.

What has the research revealed?

💎 The Isle of Wight is the best place to discover buried treasure, with 129.3 finds on the island per 100,000 people since 2012.

💎 Norfolk is the second best place to find buried treasure, with 100.3 finds per 100,000 people since 2012.

💎 Dorset is the third best place to find buried treasure, with 87.2 finds per 100,000 people since 2012.

💎 The county with the most finds overall is Norfolk, with 917 finds since 2012, followed by Suffolk with 581 and Essex with 570.

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Written by Dom Kureen

As a young rapscallion stranded on an Island, my time is split between writing, performing spoken word, wrestling alligators and delivering uplifting pep talks to hairdressers before they prune me. I meditate and wash daily when possible.

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