Finch Foundry

Important notice -

Finch Foundry is open for pre-booked tours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You’ll need to book in advance. Please arrive promptly at the start of your slot. Currently the foundry machinery is not running.

The last working water-powered forge in England

Finch Foundry

What's on

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to visit Finch Foundry.

Finch Foundry


The Finch's

A billhook being used for hedging

Tools for the job 

Spring time tools for farmers, thatchers and gardeners.

Tools on display at Finch Foundry, Devon

The missing 34 years 

What happened to Finch Foundry when the Finch family business closed down?

Finch Foundry

Art and collections

Rebecca's chair, Finch Foundry, Devon

Rebecca's chair 

Rebecca Finch owned and ran Finch Foundry from 1885 to 1891. Although this was a short period of time, Rebecca made big changes to the business.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Finch Foundry on the National Trust Collections website