Blacksmithing courses

Learn the ancient art of blacksmithing in our 100 year old forge with our own blacksmith, who runs these courses exclusively for Avoncroft Museum.

Whether you are a complete beginner or more experienced, there is a course to suit you. For more information please email  or phone 01527 889974 to make a booking.

Looking for a special gift?

For Christmas, birthdays and anniversaries (the 6th wedding anniversary is iron!) blacksmithing course gift vouchers are available. After receiving their voucher, recipients can arrange a date to attend the course at a convenient time for them. Vouchers valid for 12 months from date of purchase.


  • Half day Introduction Course – £65 Non-members; £60 Members. (Lunch not provided)
  • Half day Introduction Course for two people – £120 Non-members; £110 Members. (Lunch not provided)
  • One day Course  – £130 Non-members; £115 Members.
  • One day for two people – £225 Non-members; £195 Members
  • Two day course – £250 Non-members; £230 Members
  • Three day course – £360 Non-members; £340 Members

All materials and lunch are included in the price for all full day courses.


Feedback from blacksmithing students

“A very knowledgable tutor, delivered in a well balanced manner”

“The whole day was very engaging – Great Fun”

“The best thing was being able to really have a go myself! I’ll be back for more!”