We are fortunate to share the area with some amazing attractions to make your visit even more exciting, as well as fabulous accommodation nearby

The Local Area

Situated in the village of Garway and still less than a mile from the local pub, Oldfield Forge is the perfect place to relax and take in the local area by foot or bike.

The area also has a historical connection to the Knights Templar, bringing visitors to the area from all over the country. The wild ponies on Garway Hill are not to be missed, as well as the surrounding hills of the Black Mountains and the Monnow Valley.

We are conveniently situated:

  • 10 miles from Hereford
  • 9 miles from Ross-on-Wye
  • 9 miles from Monmouth
  • 11 miles from Abergavenny

Local Attractions

Garway Hill – walking attraction to see the wild ponies
Garway Common – local park
Pengthley Farm Shop & Garden Centre
Skenfrith Castle
The Viking Games
HS Activities
Westons Cider
Blue Elephant Cafe
Gwatkins Cider
Mountain Mayhem
Hereford Cathedral
Canoe the Wye
Rowlestone Ice Cream

Petrol Stations

It’s also worth noting that there aren’t many petrol stations close to us and so it’s definitely a good idea to make sure you have a full tank!

The closest garages to us are:

Broad Oak Garage
Broad Oak, Hereford, HR2 8QU

Lock’s Garage Allensmore
Hereford, HR2 9AS

Forge Filling Station
Wormbridge, Hereford, HR2 9DH


We have built good relationships with surrounding campsites, B&Bs and hotels.
Here is our list of the accommodation we recommend here at the forge.