Top spots to find champion conkers
If you want to win at conkers, the most important thing you'll need is a champion collection. You'll also be ticking off No. 10 play conkers of our '50 things to do before you're 11¾'. Here are some of the best spots to find winning conkers.
" Drill your conkers very carefully with a sharp bit to avoid splitting the outer shell and then leave them in the airing cupboard or on top of a radiator for a week or so"
" A great conker is one that has been stored in a dry place for at least a year. This matures it and makes it rock hard and therefore formidable."