LOCAL ACTIVITIES - IN THE VILLAGE
With the beautiful settings of the Cotswolds on the doorstep, there are plenty of nearby walks from the village or further afield.
The Old Church and Heritage Centre
The ruins of a much older Saxon church located in old Churchill now houses the Churchill and Sarsden Heritage Centre which records much of the fascinating history of the village and its residents such as William Smith, the geologist. Open at weekends in the afternoon.
Stone Barn Gym & Cycling
A gym is located within short walking distance from The Forge and daily guest passes are available. Cycle hire and tours are available via Cotswolds Electric Bike Tours at Kingham.
Churchill's renowned Vintage & Classic Car Show for 2022 has been cancelled but other events are coming soon.
All Saints Parish Church
Next door to The Forge is the All Saints Parish Church dating back to 1826 with services every other Sunday
Every second Saturday of the month, from September 2021 in the local village hall. The next film choice to be confirmed soon.
ACTIVITIES - NEARBY
This is one of England's largest houses, built in the 1700s and was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. It is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Beautiful manor house available for private parties and weddings.
A quaint nearby market town with plenty of attractive cafes, restaurants and interesting shops to offer you an enjoyable day out.
Sore Fingers Summer School
Bluegrass and old-time music tuition events usually held twice a year over Easter and October
With Oxford only being a 30 minute train journey away from Kingham, it is easy to spend a day there enjoying the sights and events the city has to offer.
Organic Farm Shop
2 miles away
Popular organic farm with lovely cafe, restaurant and retail outlet.
LOCAL PLACES TO EAT
Churchill - 70 metres
Directly across the road from The Forge is a stylish gastropub where guests can stop for a comfy break or tasty evening meal.
Chipping Norton - 2.9 miles
Head over to Whistlers cafe bar & restaurant in Chipping Norton where they combine a relaxed dining experience with extensive high quality menus and good customer service.
The Kingham Plough
Kingham - 1.5 miles
Located in the Oxfordshire village of Kingham, near Chipping Norton, the Kingham Plough has achieved a happy balance between a ‘proper’ pub and an exceptional dining room.
The Wild Thyme
Chipping Norton - 2.9 miles
Located within the delightful Cotswold market town of Chipping Norton, Wild Thyme Restaurant offers exciting modern British food and relaxed friendly service.
The Wild Rabbit
Kingham - 1.7 miles
Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, they serve locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting.
The Tite Inn
Chadlington - 3.1 miles
Full of character with exposed beams and stonework, flagstone and oak boarded flooring and a roaring open fire.
Further restaurant ideas are available through The Forge B&B. We review periodically but if there are any local restaurants or places of interest which you think we should include please let us know.