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The Old Forge Bed & Breakfast

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.8

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The Old Forge Bed & Breakfast Information

Description

The Old Forge is a charming 4 star Gold Award, self catering and bed and breakfast in East Kennett, a small village in the heart of Wiltshire’s prehistoric downland countryside. We are only 1 mile from the world heritage sites of the Avebury Stone circle, Silbury Hill and the West Kennett Long barrow. Crop circles can also be discovered during the summer months. Two of our rooms now have kitchens making them ideal for a longer stay at great rates, call 01672 861686 for more information. The house is a beautifully restored former smithy which has been extensively renovated to an extremely high standard. It's light, airy and spacious and has a wonderful outlook over the River Kennet. The large bedrooms are stylish and tastefully furnished, "The Snug and The Annexe" rooms now have their own kitchens making them ideal for the longer stay, of course all rooms have ensuite facilities,TV and Wi-Fi and are equipped to a high standard. Guests can also picnic and BBQ on the banks of the river Kennett , one of england's famous chalk streams Guests are served breakfast in the large open plan dining room or in their own room. The award winning breakfast menu features local and home-made produce and offers a wide choice, including vegetarian. We also cater for wheat and diary intolerance Packed lunches and luggage transfer available upon request We are a no smoking property. We welcome pets in a number of rooms by prior arrangement, they are subject to an extra charge. .

Facilities

  • Shuttle service
  • Baggage store
  • BBQ/Picnic area
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Porter / concierge service
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed to local guidelines
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • Reduced occupancy
  • No shared stationery
  • Common area doors left open
  • Outside air ventilation
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Staggered time slots for dining
  • Sanitised tableware
  • Takeaway meals

Parking

  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Babysitting

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Walking

Accessibility

We have 2 ground floor ensuite rooms with their own outside entrance, one of these is suitable for wheelchair access.

Policies

Check in: 16:30 till 19:30
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:30
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Cats welcome, Dogs welcome, Pets by arrangement
Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions

Directions

  • Road from M4 Junction 14 (22.0 miles)
    From the East From the M4 junction 14, follow the signs for Hungerford. At the first mini roundabout take the A4 signposted Marlborough & Bath. Carry on the A4 all the way to Marlborough. Go through Marlborough following the A4, signposted Calne & Bath. After approx. 4 miles you will pass a pub on the left hand side called The Bell.. Take the next turning on the left signposted East Kennett. Go over a small bridge & enter the village. The Old Forge is the second house on the right

 
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