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Chain Bridge Forge a Living Blacksmith Museum

Chain Bridge Forge High Street | High St, Spalding PE11 1TX, England
+44 7960 587724
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Very impressed

Paid a visit today and was very impressed with the place. The guy who showed me around was so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
stevieboy123456
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Medway, United Kingdom
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Fender

We had a fender to go in front of our log burner made. John came to measure up and confirm what we... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
dogwalkerx2
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chain Bridge Forge High Street | High St, Spalding PE11 1TX, England
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+44 7960 587724
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Paid a visit today and was very impressed with the place. The guy who showed me around was so enthusiastic and had so much knowedge of the history of the place. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had a fender to go in front of our log burner made. John came to measure up and confirm what we wanted and we couldn't be more pleased with it Our son also had a door knocker made which he's very pleased with.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

A lovely little Blacksmiths nestling next to the River Welland in Spalding. Its a place to visit if in the area, to see how it was done in the bygone days. Everyone always willing to give information. A very interesting little place. Even had stuff...More

Thank Yogi J
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the forge today as my mum had arranged for me to have a blacksmith taster session, something that has always interested me; I must say, I was far from disappointed! Just a small walk from the town centre to a beautiful little building beside...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Unusual and informative free of charge and nice people whats not to like. Commissioned a poker for our fire and will return for other one off pieces in the future.

1  Thank Linda T
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the chain bridge forge museum today. What a fantastic experience. The staff who are all volunteers are both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. So much history to see and then 3d printing aswell. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank mbawden85
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to see the old forge still at work and to learn the history of the blacksmiths on that site and others in spalding over the years. Also good to see new technology being used such as 3d printing linking the old town the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Short visit but well worth a stop, upstairs was a 3d printing which was very interesting with lots of information given and plenty of time, not rushed.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a must visit if in the area, upstairs is a technology section with 3D printing of which was fascinating, the young gentleman explained everything to us and time was not an issue, we learnt so much. Downstairs is the old forge and another...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent experience with wonderful staff. We could make our own art work there. I recommend this place strongly..

Thank Maryam J
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Response from petertheb | Reviewed this property |
Hello Yes, Opening Times Winter Nov – Mar – Wednesday & Friday 10am till 2pm, First Sunday in the month 11am till 3pm Summer Apr – Oct – Wednesday & Friday 10am till 2pm, Every Sunday 11am till 3pm Its well worth a visit... More
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