This year Spring Detectival takes place at a brand new location in Oxfordshire, with the site of The Watlington Hoard located locally.

Around 500 acres of land to search in a historic and significant location.


15 Miles North of Reading
20 Miles Southeast of Oxford
45 Miles West of London
90 Miles East of Bristol

Nearest Town
Watlington - 3 Miles

Nearest Airports
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 30 Miles
London Luton Airport (LTN) - 50 Miles
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 70 Miles
London Stanstead Airport (STN) - 80 Miles
Birmingham Airport (BHX) - 80 Miles

Nearest Train Station
Henley-on-Thames - 10 Miles  (21 Mins)

Things to do

Detectival is an event for all. Whether you want to hit the fields in search of lost history, browse the newest products from your favourite retailers and the world's largest manufacturers or be entertained in the main arena, there is something for everyone and every age at Detectival.

Food & Drink

You will find a broad choice of food and drink at Detectival. From burgers and chips to Mexican and Vegan options, there is something for everyone from breakfast to supper.

Music & Entertainment

Our stage will have live music and DJs.

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