A unique and special B&B, glamping and self catering in Dorset

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Tariffs and Facilities

Lettings for the Smithy unless otherwise agreed are on a weekly basis commencing at 4.00pm on the day of arrival and finishing at 10am on the day of departure.

The Smithy/Deluxe Double Studio

All prices include full linen, electricity and hot water. Logs for wood burning stoves are priced at £5 per bag. The Smithy is equipped with TV, electric cooker, fridge, microwave and a washing machine.

Minimum stay is two nights. For short breaks you can book online now (click the button at top of page) or give us a call for longer duration stays for reduced prices as seen in table below (Smithy/Deluxe Double only).

Depending on availability, you can come in for award winning cooked breakfast in the main house for just £10 each. Let us know in advance, or the day before for availabilty.

Payment for the Smithy is a follows:
50% on booking; the remaining 50% 3 weeks before occupation.

Bed & Breakfast

Payment for bed and breakfast:
Please guarantee your booking with written confirmation or email and a deposit of £30 per room per night, payable to The Old Forge. This deposit will be deducted from your bill when you depart. Should you cancel with less than one weeks notice, then the balance remains owing.

If glampers would like a full English Farmhouse breakfast in the house consiting of local sausage and bacon, free range eggs from Lucy's hens, homemade marmalade, local honey and apple juice from the orchard. Taste of the West award-winning at £10 a person. So just let Lucy know after booking if you'd like to indulge.

Please advise approximate time of arrival.


We welcome well behaved dogs here at The Old Forge. Just in our self catering cottage The Smithy, Sam and Mabel the shepherds huts. Dogs are extra, at £25 per stay. Please let us know in advance, and please be aware that we have on site chickens (fenced off), donkey, horses, dogs and a cat! Our only rule is no dogs on the furniture, and please bring your own bowls and bedding etc. and please clear up after your four legged friend!

Minimum two night stay Price per night Sleeps
The Green Room (with Ensuite Bathroom) £95 2
The Green Room (single occupancy) £85, £95 at weekends 1
The Blue Room (with Private Bathroom) £90 2
The Blue Room (single occupancy) £80, £90 at weekends 1
The Blue Room (with single room) £160 3
The Single Room (with Private Bathroom) £70 1
Family Accommodation (with Ensuite Bathroom) £150 3
Rosie the Gypsy Caravan (with breakfast hamper) £95 2
Sam the Shepherds Hut (with breakfast hamper) £95 2
Mabel the Shepherds Hut (with breakfast hamper) £95 2

Glamping with children

There is space for two children from £15 per child per night, please bring own tent to pitch alongside either Sam, Mabel or Rosie.

The Smithy self catering rates are stated below

The Old Forge B&B Gold Awarded
Number of nights Total price
Two nights £250
Three nights £300
Four nights £350
Five nights £400
Six nights £450
Seven nights £500

The Old Forge B&B Gold Awarded
  1. - En-suite facilities available
  2. - TV in all rooms
  3. - Tea and coffee making facilities
  4. - Ironing facilities
  5. - Hairdryer in all rooms
  6. - Parking available
  7. - A non-smoking establishment

  8. Payment by cash, cheque or by card (credit cards are charged an extra 1%, 2% for buisness cards and no charge for debit cards)

The Old Forge Bed and Breakfast website and photographs copyright © 2017 Sophie Fairchild