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Finch Foundry

The last working water-powered forge in England

Sticklepath, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2NW

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Blacksmith working in the water-powered forge at Finch Foundry, Devon

Important notice

Due to damage to the launder we are currently unable to run the machinery. Guided tours are still available during this time. A repair should be in place by Wednesday 1 May, depending on availability of materials.

Planning your visit

A guide taking visitors on a tour around Finch Foundry, Devon. The last working water-powered forge in England.

Booking your visit to Finch Foundry 

Finch Foundry is open for guided tours, and booking is recommended to guarantee entry. If you're planning a visit to Finch Foundry, read this article to find out everything you need to know.

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Visiting Finch Foundry with your dog 

Finch Foundry is a one pawprint rated place. Discover how to have a dog-friendly visit, including what to be aware of and what facilities are available for your four-legged friend.

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