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Chain Bridge Forge a Living Blacksmith Museum

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Really like this place. It shows you how a black Smith works and what they do. Its no all horse... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
909cols
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Interesting

Spent a great hour at the open day on Saturday and helped to make 3chain links..It was very... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Suzanne B
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Chain Bridge Forge High Street | High St, Spalding PE11 1TX, England
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+44 7960 587724
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Really like this place. It shows you how a black Smith works and what they do. Its no all horse shoes

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 909cols
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Spent a great hour at the open day on Saturday and helped to make 3chain links..It was very informative and interesting and was a real eye opener as to what a forge and blacksmith do.No they don’t make horseshoes now..Its great to do it on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Paid a visit today and was very impressed with the place. The guy who showed me around was so enthusiastic and had so much knowedge of the history of the place. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We had a fender to go in front of our log burner made. John came to measure up and confirm what we wanted and we couldn't be more pleased with it Our son also had a door knocker made which he's very pleased with.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dogwalkerx2
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A lovely little Blacksmiths nestling next to the River Welland in Spalding. Its a place to visit if in the area, to see how it was done in the bygone days. Everyone always willing to give information. A very interesting little place. Even had stuff...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Yogi J
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the forge today as my mum had arranged for me to have a blacksmith taster session, something that has always interested me; I must say, I was far from disappointed! Just a small walk from the town centre to a beautiful little building beside...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Joshintheuk
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Unusual and informative free of charge and nice people whats not to like. Commissioned a poker for our fire and will return for other one off pieces in the future.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Linda T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the chain bridge forge museum today. What a fantastic experience. The staff who are all volunteers are both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. So much history to see and then 3d printing aswell. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mbawden85
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to see the old forge still at work and to learn the history of the blacksmiths on that site and others in spalding over the years. Also good to see new technology being used such as 3d printing linking the old town the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank amc298
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Short visit but well worth a stop, upstairs was a 3d printing which was very interesting with lots of information given and plenty of time, not rushed.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Hello Yes, Opening Times Winter Nov – Mar – Wednesday & Friday 10am till 2pm, First Sunday in the month 11am till 3pm Summer Apr – Oct – Wednesday & Friday 10am till 2pm, Every Sunday 11am till 3pm Its well worth a visit... More
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