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West Country Blacksmiths at Allerford Forge

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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West country Blacksmiths' Forge

Traditional country forge in a beautiful National Trust Exmoor village. Great range of useful and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
janmnathan
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Amazing things to buy here

My wife and I came for a nose here today and were surprised at the beautiful range of forged goods... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2015
sheepygold
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london
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5 Jun 2016
“Nice Gallery of Goods Available.”
12 Jul 2015
“West country Blacksmiths' Forge”
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West Country Blacksmiths are a group of extremely talented Blacksmiths, metalworkers, designers and engineers who have come together to form a formidable metalworking team offering a huge range of premium services from the National Trust forge known...more
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The Old Forge | Allerford Near Minehead, Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HN, England
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a National Trust property and consists of two buildings, one was originally a cobblers shop from around 1876 and the other is the traditional coal forge which is still in use today where they make gates, wine racks and lots more ornate and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Traditional country forge in a beautiful National Trust Exmoor village. Great range of useful and decorative items for sale, and they also undertake commissions. You can watch the blacksmiths at their work and they are happy to tell you about what they do. Rural craftsmanship...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank janmnathan
Reviewed 9 June 2015

My wife and I came for a nose here today and were surprised at the beautiful range of forged goods available at fairly reasonable prices. A great place to spend some money!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 16 April 2015

WE visited Allerford on their open village day. It ie a lovely village with the forge and a museum. If you get a chance to visit on their open day I cn thouroughly recommend it everyone was very friendly. Also there are some lovely self-catering...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Angela K
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Kyle, Kieran and the rest of the team will basically make anything that you want, to any shape, and are very reasonably priced. They also have a large stock of hand-forged items from candlesticks and hinges to iron flowers (ok, sounds daft, but take a...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Don_Fitzgerald
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Great little town, very picturesque. The forge is fabulous. Smiths, when not working, are very easy to talk to about what they do, and how things work. Nice pieces for sale also. Very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Stasi70
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We popped in on spec to see what door furniture was available and ended up placing an order for a made to measure hasp for a box. The young chaps could not have been more helpful. A few weeks later the hasp arrived in the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Nothing ‘themed’ or contrived here, just a genuine age-old blacksmith’s forge next to the river, unchanged down the centuries, with local men working it. You can peek in at the door at them hammering the hot metal or bellowing the flames and no-one is putting...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank David R
Reviewed 30 June 2013

This little forge has been going for generations and is in Allerford, a little National Trust village tucked just off the main A39 between Minehead and Porlock. It was originally used for horses and farm implements but recently it's been run by some young blacksmiths...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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