Blacksmith Day and Westons Cider tour for Two in Herefordshire
Break the shackles of routine with a hands-on outing designed to pack a punch. Begin with a three-hour forging session in which the tricks and trade of the blacksmith are unveiled. Put on the leather apron provided and learn how to use heat and hammer to create a bottle opener from iron. At the end, take home the handy tool as a souvenir. Enjoy a short break in the woods before heading to nearby Westons Cider. Be treated to a guided tour, learning about the traditional process that goes into their award-winning cider and perry. Rest assured there'll be the opportunity to taste a selection too. Flex that ancestral muscle with the noble art of forging and earn an idyllic hour or two at a cider mill.
- Visit this specialist forge in Herefordshire
- Have a go at the ancient skill of blacksmithing
- Take a break in the woods before heading to the brewery
- Discover a little about the brewing process and sample some ales
- Availability Description
Bookings can be arranged any day of the week, throughout the whole year.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 18. Please advise in advance of any health issues, however minor. Wheelchair users welcome, please advise needs at point of booking.
Lasts between four and five hours, with time split between the forge and Westons Cider.
- Numbers on the Day
Share this combination of forging and beer tasting with up to 14 others.
- Dress Code
For the working environment, wear fully covering loose fitting cotton clothing with old jeans or trousers. All jewellery, skirts, vests, loose cuffs are prohibited. Sturdy boots are recommended. Leather aprons are provided. Long hair must be tied.