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Doddridge Blacksmith Shop

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Black in Time

Take a mix of dust, iron, fire and memories and you have the Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. My husband... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
tinkermist
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If you visit the Barossa Valley you must go to the Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. It may even be... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Azza182
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17 Aug 2017
“Black in Time”
15 Jul 2017
“Step back in time”
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For three generations the Doddridge family worked their trade in Angaston. The rustic building is the perfect backdrop to display blacksmithing equipment. Volunteers man a working forge that demonstrates how the village blacksmith made tools and...more
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19 Murray St, Angaston, South Australia 5353, Australia
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Take a mix of dust, iron, fire and memories and you have the Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. My husband and I spent a very interesting hour with "the guys" (a charming trio of larrikins) who told us many a tale as we walked around their premises....More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A working blacksmith on site with old pieces of works. Large bellows, old engine and heaps of horse shoes! The workshop could do with a bit of a tidy up.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

History lives here in an old reluc from the past. Open for the Barossa Festival and on weekends lots of historical items plus a live blacksmith showing how it was done in olden days.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you visit the Barossa Valley you must go to the Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. It may even be closing down soon so see it before it goes.More

Thank Azza182
billgran, Public Relations Manager at Doddridge Blacksmith Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thanks for your concern Azza. We, the Angaston and Penrice Historical Society Inc, have a contract to secure the Doddridge Blacksmith Shop for the community; so we will save it. We settle on December 15th 2016. As part of our ongoing fundraising we hope to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very interesting to look back to the past with this small but great place to watch people use the tools of of the past

Thank Allan B
billgran, Public Relations Manager at Doddridge Blacksmith Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Thanks for your comments Allan, do you have any tips for our service and display, regards Barossa Bill

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Fun for kids to see it but I think hubby enjoyed it more. The blacksmith was friendly and chatty. Couldn't find anything to buy.😑

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billgran, Public Relations Manager at Doddridge Blacksmith Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Hi Linda, we are working on things to buy, as a discerning shopper, what would like to see for sale, regards Barossa Bill

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