Live the Blacksmith Experience
A Traditional Blacksmith’s Forge in the Heart of the Herefordshire Countryside
Oldfield Forge Ltd is a family run blacksmithing company combining traditional blacksmithing techniques and craftsmanship with modern technology to produce the finest quality bespoke ironmongery for homes and businesses.
Our team of expert blacksmiths is dedicated to preserving the ancient traditions of the craft, with a love and respect for the long heritage of handmade ironmongery, yet using these skills to forge contemporary as well as traditional pieces.
We tailor the day to suite each and every one of our guests.
Half day, full day and multi-day experiences to suite your budget
Discover blacksmith experience days like no other
If you’re thinking “guided tour”, think again. Here’s your opportunity to experience a real life working blacksmith forge and get hands on to create your own masterpiece.
Our Experience Packages
Couples Day Date Blacksmithing
This one-of-a-kind experience allows you and your partner to learn a traditional craft and make a beautiful bespoke piece of ironwork to take home and cherish forever.
Just For Fun Forging
Take a day off from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, become a blacksmith for a day and learn how to forge at our Oldfield Forge Experience Days.
Ring Making – Hand Forged for Weddings
This five-hour experience package is perfect for those looking to make their own rings
Blacksmithing Stag & Hen Parties
If you’re looking to do something different for your stag or hen party, a day at the Academy is ideal.
Blacksmithing Team Building
If you feel your business could benefit from a spot of team-building, a day at The Academy may be just the answer.
Dagger Making for Two
Time to get your hands dirty and let the sparks fly as you make your very own dagger! With the support of our team, design and make your very own decorative dagger. This is a fantastic six hour course for two people, which is promised to bring lots of fun and excitement.
Damascus/Pattern Welded Knife Making
A two-day knife making experience
Decorative Sword Activity
Have you always dreamed of making your own sword or perhaps making a family crest sword to display on your mantelpiece?
Forge a Knife
Discover the fundamentals of traditional knife making in our rural Herefordshire forge.
Forge Your Own Axe head
This is a fantastic seven hours of fun and learning, taught in a relaxed and friendly environment.