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Blacksmith Forging And Tasting Experience

by Oldfield Forge



A day out with a difference, forging your own bottle opener at the Oldfield Forge Academy, then onto Hillside Brewery for a Tour & Tasting.

Forge your own bottle opener using the ancient techniques of blacksmithing here at the Oldfield Forge Academy, then go to either Hillside Brewery or Weston Cider to enjoy a tour of the brewery or mill followed by a tasting session.

This package makes an ideal gift for Fathers Day, Birthdays, Group bookings any special occasion or just a great excuse to get together with friends!

Price shown is for 2 people (minimum booking), additional participants are £100 each. Please select number of people in party from the '# of people' option.

LOCATION: Garway Hill, Herefordshire then onto Hillside Brewery in Longhope or Weston Cider at Ledbury. You can decide on booking whether you wish to visit Hillside Brewery or Weston Cider.

Cider tasting is available 7 days a week.

Beer tasting is available on limited tour dates.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Your experience is a one off and can be held on any day subject to availability. For health and safety reasons, please wear closed-toe shoes. Aprons and all materials are provided. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is available at our premises. We welcome groups of all sizes and abilities.

Celebrate the end of the year in style and look ahead to a future of magical moments. All of our vouchers are valid for 18 months from the date of purchase and the Forge will remain open 7 days a week under Covid-19 restrictions. Shop with confidence, that if a further national lock down was to happen, all your vouchers will be given a further FREE extension. This should give the lucky recipient plenty of time to get in touch to book a date with us. Deck the halls and get into the spirit of the season with exciting Christmas presents to unwrap this year.

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Join us at The Oldfield Forge Acadmey and learn the ancient techniques of Blacksmithing. Under the guidence of one of our talented Blacksmiths use your new found skills to forge your very own bespoke bottle opener to take with you.

After your time in the Academy there will be a chance for you to enjoy your own picnic lunch in the Oldfield Woods (or in our Shepherd or Scandinavian Huts) with it's own woodburner if the weather is less than desirable).

After lunch you will head to your choosen Tour & Tasting at Hilllside Brewery in Longhope or Weston Cider at Ledbury, Herefordshire.

At Hillside brewery you can see, touch, smell & experience the brewing process up close. They will run through all of the ingredients used to produce their award winning beers, then look around the brewery to see how they relate to the brewing process. Everything at the Brewery is done in house so you will get to see how it gets from the fermenters all the way into the bottle. Of course this is followed by a tasting session of their classic ales.

Available on certain days of the week.

If you wish to visit Weston Cider you can learn and discover the craft of cider-making from blossom to bottle. We’ll show you everything -with an expert guide leading the way. See where we harvest, weigh and wash apples. Venture into the heart of the mill where we press, ferment and mature before blending and packing. See all we do, why and how – and hear a little bit of home-spun history, too.

Available - Everyday

You can of course get to use your own bottle opener at either venue. Do not worry, we do double check at the forge your bottle opener works before you leave Oldfield Forge.

This package makes an ideal gift for Fathers Day, birthdays, any occasion or just a great excuse to get together with friends!


The voucher gift pack measures approximately 18 x 13 cm


Contact information for booking a place on this experience will be provided on your voucher.


To ask a question or find out more about this experience, get in touch with the seller directly via the ‘ask seller a question’ button above.


Voucher holders must book and redeem their place on the experience within 18 months of the order date.


General shopper terms and conditions apply. Bookings are made subject to availability; for best availability, we advise booking within 28 days of your order being accepted.

Weekends are limited so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


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