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The Old Forge

Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

The Old Forge in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
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About The Old Forge

With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, The Old Forge is an 18th-century carriage and wheelwrights workshop a 5-minute drive from Shaftesbury. The grounds are home to a donkey, 3 friendly dogs, and chickens.


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