The Old Forge Bed & Breakfast

Historic Bed and Breakfast in Avebury, Wiltshire

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The Old Forge, East Kennett

The Old Forge Bed & Breakfast, Avebury

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The Old Forge is a charming 4 star, Silver Award, bed and breakfast in East Kennett. Formerly a smithy dating back to the 1860?s, it has been extensively renovated and restored.

The Old Forge is a charming 4 star,Silver Award, 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.

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, with ensuite facilities, TV and Wi-Fi and are equipped to a high standard, they all have wonderful countryside views.

Guests are served breakfast in the large open plan kitchen. The menu features local and home-made produce and offers a wide choice, including vegetarian.

 4 star rating

From: £75.00

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Nearby Historic Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Avebury Sanctuary - 0.3 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

West Kennet Long Barrow - 0.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Silbury Hill - 1.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

West Kennet Avenue - 1.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Avebury Stone Circle - 1.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Avebury Manor and Garden - 1.8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Avebury, St James Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Alexander Keiller Museum - 1.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Windmill Hill - 2.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Alton Priors White Horse - 2.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest

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