A unique and special B&B, glamping and self catering in Dorset

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Bed and Breakfast Accomodation

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The Green Room (Sleeps 2-3)

Unlatch the pine door to enter the Green Room, a light and spacious family room, full of character with exposed oak beams, a wrought iron antique double bed and single bed, and a charming hand painted antique bedroom suite. There is an en suite shower and loo, tea making facilities, a radio and a television. The green room sleeps two to three.

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"The bed in the Green Room is so comfortable we would like to take it home with us!"

Mr and Mrs Pugh


The Blue Room (Sleeps 2)

The Blue Room is a delightful cottage bedroom under the eaves. Exposed beams frame the window and a vintage patchwork quilt drapes the comfortable double bed. There is a sink in the room, along with tea making facilities, a radio and a television. The adjacent private bathroom has a fascinating collection of books; you may find yourself in there for longer than you anticipated!

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The Single Room (Sleeps 1)

£70 a night, please email or telephone to enquire about this room.

The Single Room is a charming single bedroom with a Ductch pine bed, a sink, a radio, a television and tea making facilities. This single room also enjoys a private adjacent bathroom. We do not let the single and Blue Room at the same time unless it is to one party so that a private bathroom is assured.

The Pink Room Single room single room with private bathroom

The Smithy - Sleeps Two

The Smithy lies just across the yard from the main house and was the original Blacksmiths forge. It still retains many of the original features and blacksmiths artefacts and has made a wonderful conversion with views across the village green to Fontmell Down.

Discounts available for longer stays when booked directly with us, call 01747 811881 or email theoldforge@ymail.com for reduced rates


Minimum stay 2 nights at only £125 a night, or £145 with breakfast. For short breaks you can book online now (click the button at top of page) or give us a call for longer duration stays for reduced prices (Smithy/Deluxe Double only).

Depending on availability, you can come in for award winning cooked breakfast in the main house for just £10 each. Let us know in advance, or the day before for availabilty.

We welcome well behaved dogs in The Smithy. Dogs are extra, at £25 per stay. Please let us know in advance, and please be aware that we have on site chickens (fenced off), donkey, horses, dogs and a cat! Our only rule is no dogs on the furniture, and please bring your own bowls and bedding etc.

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The guest’s breakfast room was once the wheelwright’s workshop and wooden fellows provide a glimpse into the past. Interesting collectibles adorn this character full space. There are board games, books and local area information and maps for your entertainment.

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Please guarantee your booking with written confirmation and a deposit of £30 per room per night payable to The Old Forge. Prices include a farmhouse breakfast consisting of local sausage and bacon, free range eggs from our own hens, home made marmalade, local honey, and apple juice from our orchard. All our ingredients are sourced locally and are either organic or free range.

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Vouchers are available to buy for B&B accommodation.

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The Old Forge Bed and Breakfast website and photographs copyright © 2017 Sophie Fairchild