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 831363 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. Participants must be over the age of 18 years on the date of the course.

For more information about how to book and what is involved in each course, click here.


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!”