The Old Forge

Post Code NR21 0BD

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Located on the A148 between Holt and Fakenham at Thursford (North Norfolk), The Old Forge is ideally placed close to Thursford Museum, Blakeney, Holt and Walsingham, all recognised historical places to visit. Beautiful Holkham beach is only a ten minute drive away where you can experience miles of endless sandy beaches.

Thursford Collection is not just a famous museum but a total experience with live music shows starring Robert Wolfe in The Wurlitzer Show, plus music from nine mechanical organs. During Christmas, Thursford Collection performs its renowned Christmas Concerts which people travel miles to see. During this time we put on a special A La Carte Menu and we get you to the show on time!

Blakeney Point is only five miles from The Old Forge where Norfolk’s very first nature reserve was established. As this is the northernmost part of the county, it is visited by a wide variety of migrating birds and in Winter local boatmen will take you out to see the large colony of common seals which basks on the sandbanks off the Point.

Just a short drive away is Holt, an attractive market town whose more interesting houses are of the Georgian era, most of the town having been destroyed in a great fire in 1708.

All of these places can be visited amongst many others with a welcoming return to The Old Forge offering you an excellent evening meal and a bed for the night.