The Old Forge Bed & Breakfast
The Old Forge B and B is run by Wendy and Colin Pearce. It is located in the village of Knockin, half-way between Shrewsbury and Oswestry in Shropshire, and lies about two miles from the A5 which is the main road that links the South of England to North Wales. Knockin is a central point for horse-riding, golf, fishing, walking, cycling and visiting National Trust properties.
Guests comments include: 'Nice accommodation, great breakfast', Hamburg, Germany. 'Superb! A little gem', Manchester. 'Thanks so much for your hospitality', London. 'First class. Many thanks', Bognor Regis. 'Wonderful, spacious B and B', Wiltshire. 'Brilliant B and B. Breakfast 5 Star. Will definately return', East Anglia. 'Lovely room. We had a wonderful time', Netherlands. 'A wonderful B and B. Well done!!', Australia.
The Old Forge B and B has the convenience of a quiet local pub next door, The Bradford Arms which serves good quality food and traditional cask ales from midday until 9 p.m.
A cot, high chair and stair gate are available for families with young children.
Business people are also welcome. We can accommodate late arrivals and early breakfasts.
Places of interest that you may like to visit on your stay include: Powis Castle, Chirk Castle, Erdigg, Attingham Park at Shrewsbury (all National Trust properties); Whittington Castle; Ellesmere Lake; Offa's Dyke; the Heritage Area at Llanymynech; Lake Vyrnwy; Llanrhaeadr Waterfall; Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (World Heritage Site; Llangollen Canal and Steam Railway; Bettwys-y-Coed; Snowdonia (about 90 minutes drive); Welshpool and Llanfair Narrow Gauge Steam Railway and Ironbridge Museums including the famous Blists Hill Victorian Town
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This page was last updated: 14 September 2011