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Our 2024 Retreats Calendar is now live!

Posted: 31.01.24 | Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Farm Animals| Health and Wellbeing| Children| Environment| Self-sufficiency| Digital Detox

We are super excited to share our 2024 retreat dates and we've got some great new experiences lined up for you, whether you are looking to escape on your own for a weekend, or would like to bring the whole family along too.

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Why The Forge is the perfect venue for a summer get together

Posted: 22.03.23 | Activities| Children| Digital Detox

Are you looking for somewhere where you can be together with your friends and family this summer, where everyone can stay together, eat together and generally just hang out in a beautiful outdoor location? Here's how The Forge can tick all your boxes...

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What kids love about glamping at The Forge!

Posted: 15.03.23 | Activities| Children| Digital Detox

Let's face it, grown ups may claim to love glamping but for kids the experience is totally magical! Here are what some of our younger guests have told us they love the most about a stay at The Forge...

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The summer holidays are here!

Posted: 12.07.21 | Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children| Environment| Self-sufficiency

We have got an action packed six weeks planned for all our guests this summer. Check out our programme of FREE activities and come and get involved during your stay.

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May Half Term Free Activities

Posted: 24.05.21 | Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Recipes| Children

Check out our FREE programme of bushcraft activities running from the 28th May to 6th June, 2021

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Canoeing, campfires and cosy nights

Posted: 10.05.21 | Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children

Do I need my own kit? Can I bring the whole family? Will I get cold? Check out our quick Q&A to give you everything you need to know about our Family Canoe and Bushcraft Weekend which we will be hosting at The Forge from 4th – 6th June.

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Our online shop is now open!

Posted: 04.12.20 | 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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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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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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The Forge Guide to an Eco Christmas

Posted: 07.12.19 | Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children| Environment| Self-sufficiency| Digital Detox

Are you trying to be a bit more eco-conscious this Christmas? Then check out our guide for some quick and easy tips on minimising your impact on the planet this yuletide...

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Five Great Days Out This Half Term

Posted: 19.05.19 | Activities| Local Events| History| Children

Lakes, mountains, castles, trains and ice cream. Lots and lots of ice cream! Here are five suggested itineraries for days out, all within half an hours' drive of The Forge.

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Glamping and bushcraft...the perfect combination!

Posted: 04.05.19 | Bushcraft| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Cooking over your own campfire, foraging for wild food or navigating by the stars… Learning a few basic bushcraft skills can take your glamping holiday to a whole other level!

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Brilliant Berwyn

Posted: 22.04.19 | Health and Wellbeing| Children| Digital Detox

Balcony, bar and bell tents - this brand-new space is perfect for families and larger groups!

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Why glamping makes the perfect Easter getaway

Posted: 30.03.19 | Bushcraft| Farm Animals| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Glamping is not just for summer.... Spring is the perfect time to sleep out under the stars!

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Our very own Liberty Bell

Posted: 05.03.19 | Farm Animals| History| Health and Wellbeing| Children| Digital Detox

We often get asked why this tent is called Liberty and it is perhaps not for the reasons you would think…

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Posted: 19.02.19 | Health and Wellbeing| Romantic Retreats| Children| Digital Detox

We often get asked what is the difference between all your different tents? Here is the first in our mini-series explaining each unique space so that when you book you can select exactly the right one of you!

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20 reasons to LOVE February

Posted: 15.02.19 | Activities| Wild Food| Local Events| Health and Wellbeing| Children

We are nearly there, folks! We survived seemingly never-ending January and we’re now into the tail end of winter (we hope!). We love February at The Forge – the shortest and in many ways the sweetest month. Here are just a few reasons why…

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Our Best Winter Days Out

Posted: 02.02.19 | Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children

The weather may have turned cold but that’s no excuse to stay inside!

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The Big Sleep

Posted: 04.09.18 | Health and Wellbeing| Children

Want to know the secret to the best sleep of your life? Then read on...

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Let it rain

Posted: 26.08.18 | Activities| Local Events| History| Children

The summer may nearly be over and the heatwave all but a distant memory but there’s still plenty to do during a trip to The Forge, even on a wet day. Here’s our Top Ten guide of things to do and places to visit when the sun may not be shining...

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Screen-free summer fun

Posted: 10.07.18 | Bushcraft| Activities| Children

Give children lots of fresh air, a wide open space and some freedom and you'll be amazed at their imagination and creativity!

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