Our Family Blacksmithing courses are a popular way for families to unplug from the digital world and spend quality time together. Experience the excitement of the traditional art of Blacksmithing and reconnect with the joy of making something with your own hands.
Work together as a family on a project of your choosing:
- Two hand-forged steak knives per person
Camp Kitchen Set, including:
- Fire poker
- Large Fork
- Large Tongs
- Camp Fire Tripod
- Pot Hooks
- ...and more depending on time
Our course is suitable for adults with children aged 10 to 16, and a minimum ratio of one adult per two children is required for each family making a booking.
Family accomodation is available on-site at beautiful Cuppacumbalong Homestead. Enjoy heritage listed homestead accomodation, explore the many local walking trails and historic sites, and relax with a cold drink on the veranda after a hard days work while you watch the sun go down over the Murrumbidgee River. Accomodation availability and pricing is available at the Cuppacumbalong website.
Located 30 minutes south of Canberra in historic Tharwa, our Family Blacksmithing courses are conducted by experienced full-time teachers who are keen to share their knowledge and passion with you. Purpose built facilities, a high instructor-student ratio, and beautiful surroundings ensure a high-quality experience for you and your family.