Strike while the iron's hot..... get hot behind a roaring fire to the sound of ringing anvils ..... Come and experience an exhilarating ancient tradition and become a Blacksmith for a day. You will have lots of fun and leave with a masterpiece that you will have created with your very own hands! Our purpose-built workshop is quite a set up. When the fires are roaring and the anvils are ringing the place is buzzing with creativity! Join us for a very hands-on fun blacksmithing day. We offer a wide range of experience days to cater for groups up to six of most abilities and will provide tutors to fit your group size, so whether you want to come on your own, with a loved one, or as a larger group such as a stag, hen do or team building with colleagues, then please see our available dates on our booking page. In our group sessions in the past, we have forged fire pokers, toasting forks, knives, candlestick holder are just a few to mention. These are designed around giving you a wide range of different traditional forging techniques, including 'Smith and Striking'.

What's included in the price?

A warming lunch, all snacks and drinks are all included, along with materials and fuel for the coke fires.


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Evenings
  • Public transport
  • Father's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Intermediate level
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • Mother's Day
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Pet lovers
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Easter
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Spooky
  • Hen dos
  • Stag dos
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Dale View Farm, Gratton, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE45 1LN