The Old Forge, East Kennett
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.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Avebury area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Avebury Sanctuary - 0.3 miles (Prehistoric Site)
West Kennet Long Barrow - 0.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Silbury Hill - 1.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
West Kennet Avenue - 1.4 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Avebury Stone Circle - 1.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Avebury Manor and Garden - 1.8 miles (Historic House)
Avebury, St James Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church)
Alexander Keillor Museum - 1.8 miles (Museum)
Windmill Hill - 2.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Alton Priors White Horse - 2.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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