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The Old Forge Self Catering Cottages & Glamping

The Old Forge Self Catering Cottages & Glamping

The Old Forge, Self Catering Cottages & Glamping in the Dorset countryside.

5 months ago

Your beautiful neighbours (pardon the pun!) Jasmine and Lily who are both mother and daughter. Lily was born here ❤️. #arabhorses #glamping #shepherdshut #dorsetholiday ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

Come and stay in Mabel the shepherds hut. Perfect romantic retreat for two, or bring the family and add on Sam the hut! Taking bookings now on our website. #glampingfamily #glampingcouples #glampinghottub #holidaysathome #dorsetbreak #dorsetholiday #theoldforgeglamping ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

Thank you so much to the super talented @tilly_kerridge_art for painting this stunning mural! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our son Jack Kerridge converts classic cars to electric. He used to do this at The Old Forge in Tim's workshop, but has now moved locally to a larger workshop. Please follow and share! Silent Classics ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

Bliss. Mabel and Sam the shepherds huts with private hot tub and silo. Book now on our website for couples or families and friends 🌟🍾 www.theoldforgedorset.co.uk #glamping #glampinguk #glampingcouples #glampingfamily #hottubs #hottubholidays #shepherdshut ... See MoreSee Less
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Glamping, Go!

We cannot wait to welcome you back to The Old Forge!! Our glamping…
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2021 HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Award!

The Old Forge consistently achieved the highest standard of…
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We are ready to welcome you!

From the 12th April you too could be here.... Sam & Mabel…
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Cranborne Dark Night Skies

Cranborne Chase AONB was designated an International Dark Sky…
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Covid safety measures

When we are able to open again, rest assured, we will be doing…
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Covid Closure, once again!

Following on from yesterday's announcement, we will be closed…
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Covid Closure

Following on from yesterday's announcement, we will be closed…
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New pony!

We would like to introduce you to Pumpkin! Our newest edition…
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We now have a hot tub!

Glamping with an giant orange tea cup wood fired hot tub!? Yes…
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Shed of the Year results

Sadly, we didn't win this years Shed of the Year. But we had…
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Glamping now for families and groups

Welcome to our new set up! Our huts are now set out to be let…
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Shed of the Year 2020, cast your vote!

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this years Shed…
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We are opening!

We are thrilled to be able to open once again, and welcome you…
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NOTES IN MAY

The swallows are back!  They swoop and dive, a pair of feathered…
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Nature notes with Lily

Another 3 weeks of self isolation we are told. There is sorrel…
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Dappled Blossom in the Orchard

Our fair green land of lark song, Downs and wild flowers, of…
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Pause for thought…

Notes from The Old Forge Self Catering Cottages & Glamping…
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Bye for now…

The Old Forge is now closed as it has become clear that we must…
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2020 Recognition of Excellence, HotelsCombined

We are happy to announce that we have just been awarded the…
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Silas the Silo

Hello all! Sorry we have been so quiet recently, Tim has been…
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Rosie is now sold!

Rosie has now found a new home, and will be off on the 8th July…
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Rosie for Sale

Regrettably, due to semi-retiring and other exciting plans for…
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End of B&B…

Up until the end of October 2018, Lucy has decided to hang up…
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2018 Certificate of Excellence

The Old Forge has just been awarded the 2018 Recognition…
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Shed of the Year 2017

We are thrilled and delighted to have been chosen in the…
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Shed of the Year, Radio Solent!

We had a visit from radio Solent yesterday who did a interview…
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Help for Heroes Shoot

We had a fantastic time hosting a photoshoot for the great worthy…
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Dorset Tourism Awards, Winner!

We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to have won the Gold…
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The village of Compton Abbas

A lovely write up with pretty illustrations of The Old Forge…
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Feature in The Guardian Travel

The Old Forge was featured in the Guardian Travel for 'Golden…
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Top 10 Glamping Spots in the South West

"Rosie, the 1934 gypsy caravan, and Sam the Shepherd's Hut are…
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Feature in The Guardian

Our self catering cottage the Smithy has been featured in the…
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Feature in Pretty Nostalgic Magazine

Pretty Nostalgic is a fiercely independent bi-monthly home and…
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ITV Holiday Home Sweet Home

We had a visit from ITV TV to feature us on Holiday Home Sweet…
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‘Cycling Active’ magazine

Top cycling magazine 'Cycling Active' loved staying at Rosie,…
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Luxurious places to stay in the great British outdoors

The Guardian Travel - From a Georgian-themed yurt to a stylish…
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The Guardian – Sedate Picnics and Vintage Living

This happy adventure is not lifted from the pages of The Wind…
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“Britain’s 20 best hideaway cottages for two”

The Times Online, Gypsy Caravan - Alistair Sawday chooses his…