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For 2020. There are 11 entries ...

January

The Secret History of our Gypsy Caravan

Posted: 29.01.20 | History| Romantic retreats| Digital Detox

Our gorgeous vintage gypsy caravan has a real story to tell. Lovingly hand built over 50 years ago it has had a fascinating life. This is about as far as you can get from a modern-built ‘pod’! Here are just some of the golden nuggets we have gleaned about its secret history so that when you step in through its intricately painted doors you can capture a sense of its glorious past…

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February

Don't book a glamping holiday until you have read this

Posted: 28.02.20

Here’s our top ten things to consider when planning a glamping holiday…

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April

Recreate The Forge Experience At Home

Posted: 13.04.20

As the lockdown continues, we thought you might perhaps be in need of some inspiration for things to do while staying safe at home. Here are our Top Ten Tips so you can recreate some of the glamping fun wherever you are!

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May

Ten things we never knew about The Forge until lockdown

Posted: 24.05.20

It’s amazing what you discover when you are living in lockdown!

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How to grow your own veg

Posted: 01.05.20 | Activities| Health and wellbeing| Children| Self-sufficiency

If life in lockdown has inspired you to start growing your own food but you have no clue where to start then this guide might give you a few pointers to get you up and running.

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June

Keeping everyone safe and well at The Forge

Posted: 27.06.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and wellbeing

Find out all about the measures we are taking to keep us all safe and well during your stay at The Forge during the summer of 2020.

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July

Welcome hampers

Posted: 17.07.20

New for 2020! Introducing our new welcome hampers to make your stay at The Forge just that little bit more special...

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October

Not quite the half term you had planned?

Posted: 26.10.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Health and wellbeing

Don't worry, there's always next year! And we have lots of fun stuff planned in the coming months...

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November

Top Ten Favourite Welsh Words

Posted: 28.11.20 | Farm animals| History| Health and wellbeing

If I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here has sparked your interest in the Welsh language here are our top ten favourite Welsh words that might come in handy during a stay at The Forge… and are also quite easy to pronounce!

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Winter fireside stories

Posted: 14.11.20 | Local events| History| Children

Our wonderful local storyteller, Fiona Collins, is our guest blog writer this month and shares two of her favourite stories with us which have very close links to The Forge and our vintage gypsy caravan. Perfect for snuggling up with next to the fire on a cold winter's night.....

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December

Our online shop is now open!

Posted: 04.12.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and wellbeing| Children

Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves outdoor adventures? Our online shop might have just the thing for you...

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