The Old Forge
Self Catering Cottages & Glamping

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Publicity and Press

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2018 Recognition of Excellence

The Old Forge has just been awarded the 2018 Recognition of Excellence by HotelsCombined. This award is in recognition for consistently achieving the highest standards of Customer Satisfaction worldwide. We know this because the team here at HotelsCombined undertook the largest analysis of customer opinions online across millions of points of data. We now have a complete and comprehensive understanding of over one million hotels worldwide, taking our team of data experts months to finalize. Specifically, to date, we found and processed 108 opinions that your guests have posted on a variety of different websites, forums, and social media, resulting in an incredible score of 10 out of a possible 10. You are now representing the top 3% of accommodation worldwide for Customer Satisfaction.

October 2018

Excellence Award 2018

Gold Award Taste of the West 2018

The Old Forge has won a Gold Award from Taste of the West! Please go on the latest news page to read our full review from the judges...

August 2018

Gold Award Food 2017

George Clarke's Shed of the Year...

Thank you so much for all of you who voted for us. If you missed us on Channel 4, click on the photo on the right which will lead you to the episode. We are in the Historic catogory!

September 2017

Shed of the Year The Old Forge, Lagonda

Gold Award Taste of the West 2017

The Old Forge has won a Gold Award from Taste of the West! Please go on the latest news page to read our full review from the judges...

August 2017

Gold Award Food 2017

George Clarke's Shed of the Year

We are thrilled and delighted to have been chosen in the final four of the 'Historic' catogory, for Channel 4's Shed of The Year! Please help us by voting for 'The Lagonda Workshop' thank you!

May 2017

Shed of the Year The Old Forge, Lagonda

Scrumpy Jack on Help for Heores homepage!

We had a fantastic time this summer, hosting a photoshoot for the great worthy cause of Help for Heroes. Our beautiful cosy Smithy, and B&B were used and are all over the website for this years gifts and clothing. Take a look!

November 2016

Help for Heroes The Old Forge

Dorset Tourism Awards, Winner!

We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to have won the Gold glamping business of the year Award presented to us at The Bovington Tank museum. This Dorset tourism award celebrates the very best in Dorset tourism and also as a county heat for the South West and National Visit England Awards!

October 2016

Gold Award Food 2016

Dorset Tourism Awards 2016

We are delighted to have been selected to be one of the finalists in the Glamping category! This news means that we will be awarded either a Gold, Silver or Bronze award at the Dorset Tourism Awards ceremony held at the tank museum in Bovington this October. Watch this space!

September 2016

Gold Award Food 2016

Help for Heroes 2016

The Old Forge hosted a Christmas Help for Heroes shoot this August! Find Scrumpy Jack and the Forge on their website and in their catalogues.

August 2016

Help Heroes The Old Forge

Gold Award Taste of the West 2016

The Old Forge has won a Gold Award from Taste of the West! Please go on the latest news page to read our full review.

July 2016

Gold Award Food 2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers. This recognition helps travellers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service

June 2016

Trip Advisor 2016

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