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Finch Foundry NT
Set amid beautiful Dartmoor countryside in the village of Sticklepath, just off the A30 near Okehampton, we're the last remaining water-powered forge in England
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Finch Foundry NT Feb 17
is open today and for the rest of this week 11am - 3pm. (Last entry 2.30pm). If you like a bargain, take a look in the shop this week as many items are on sale, up to 50% off.
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Finch Foundry NT Feb 14
Unfortunately due to weather warnings of high winds and the risk of falling debris and flooding, Finch Foundry will not be open tomorrow, Sat 15 Feb or Sunday 16 Feb. We hope to re-open on Monday 17 Feb.
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Finch Foundry NT Jan 19
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National Trust Jan 12
Today we’re celebrating our 125th birthday. That’s 125 years of looking after nature, beauty and history, for everyone to enjoy.
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Finch Foundry NT Jan 3
All is relatively quiet here as we are closed for the season. However, our resident mole has been very busy and should give our gardening team plenty to deal with when they return.
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Finch Foundry NT Dec 22
Finch Foundry is now closed to the public for winter and will re-open on 15 February 2020. We would like to thank all who visited here in 2019. We wish everyone a Merry and a Happy New Year. 🎄🤶🎅
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Finch Foundry NT Dec 21
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 December is the last chance to visit Finch Foundry this year. See the massive machinery working in the Victorian forge. Enjoy a cake and a hot drink in the tea-room or get those last minute gifts from our shop. NT Images/Rachel Whiting
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 30
Finch Foundry is open at weekends up to . Ideal for with plenty ideas for or drop in for a cuppa and some cake. Just off the A30 near . Open 11am - 3pm. ☕️🎅🎄
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 30
Thank you to the blacksmiths, craft fair stallholders, Cogs & Wheels Morris dancers and everyone who attended the St Clement's Day event last weekend. despite the rain. Photo NT Images/Mel Peters
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Castle Drogo NT Nov 29
The castle is open today and the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service Concert Band will be in the Drawing Room from 12noon to help get you in the festive mood. If you'd like to find out more about what to expect from a visit you can do so here >>>
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 22
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 16
Visit today for demonstrations of the forge machinery with our knowledgeable guides. Try some hot soup or a tasty cheese scone from the tea-room and there are various offers on in the shop - ideal for Christmas gifts. NT Images/William Shaw
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 3
Finch Foundry is open as normal today from 11am. Winter opening - weekends only 11am-3pm. (Last entry 2.30pm.)
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Finch Foundry NT Nov 1
Finch Foundry will be closed on Saturday 2 November due to a weather warning of strong winds. We hope to open again on Sunday 3 November. Winter opening hours are 11am - 3pm (last entry 2.30pm).
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Finch Foundry NT Oct 26
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National Trust Oct 25
Folklore and superstitions reveal our hopes and fears at a particular time and place. For seafarers, a mermaid sighting on a voyage was considered a very bad omen. Do you know any tales from your favourite places?
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Finch Foundry NT Oct 21
Need a little half-term inspiration? Click here for things to do around Devon and Exmoor > National Trust Images / Naomi Goggin
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Finch Foundry NT Oct 21
If you visit during this half term week there's a fun family trail to complete. Find out about the gruesome tools that were used and horrible jobs that people had to do. £2 per child.
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Finch Foundry NT Sep 8
Some photos from the recent Rural Skills and Craft Fair near A variety of crafts ...
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Finch Foundry NT Sep 8
Some photos from the recent Rural Skills and Craft Fair near Vintage Tractors ...
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