Bed and Breakfast The Old Forge
High St East Kennett, East Kennett, SN8 4EY, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 212 reviews)
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Laura & Leslie
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. .
Laura & Leslie have been looking after guests for over 15 years and know what makes a great B&B work. They also enjoy their 2 terriers, gardening and visiting other ares of this great county
The Old Forge is a charming 4 star Gold 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. The typically English town of Marlborough with its shopping and fine restaurants is only 4 miles away and the Georgian city of Bath is only 45 minutes away
Languages spoken: English
Devizes Castle8.1 miles
Bowood Golf & Country Club9.6 miles
Coate Water Country Park9.7 miles
Lydiard Park10.7 miles
Swindon Central Library10.7 miles
HM Revenue & Customs10.8 miles
Swindon Designer Outlet10.8 miles
Swindon Magistrates Court10.8 miles
Courts of Justice10.8 miles
Swindon Borough Council10.8 miles
Restaurant The Bell at West Overton1.5 miles
Restaurant The Waggon & Horses2 miles
Restaurant The Outside Chance3 miles
Cafe/Bar The Food Gallery4 miles
Lacock Abbey12.4 miles
Lake Silbury hill1 miles
River West Kennet long barrow1 miles
Mountain Avebury stones1.5 miles
Gloucestershire Airport36.6 miles
Southampton Airport37.7 miles
Bristol Airport37.8 miles
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Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Private Bathroom
- Alarm clock
- BBQ facilities
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
- Cable channels
- Satellite channels
Food & Drink
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
- Wireless internet
Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Baggage storage
- Babysitting/Child services
- Wake-up service/Alarm clock
- Smoke-free property
- Ironing facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
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4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Until 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
The Old Forge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
The fine print
Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
Please inform The Old Forge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
FAQs about The Old Forge
The Old Forge is 2,800 feet from the center of East Kennett.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Old Forge (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
The Old Forge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
Room options at The Old Forge include:
Guests staying at The Old Forge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
The prices at The Old Forge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Check-in at The Old Forge is from 4:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.