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Ratho Byres Forge

Door open days

23 September 2017 (10.00-16.00)

24 September 2017 (10.00-16.00)


P Johnson & Company at Ratho Byres Forge, established by Phil Johnson over 40 years ago, is a family run business designing and creating contemporary metalwork. The artist blacksmiths of Ratho Byres Forge combine modern technology with traditional skills to create innovative ironwork. You can find many examples of commissioned works in various locations around Edinburgh New Town, as well as throughout Scotland. This is a unique opportunity to tour a well equipped working forge and the ‘smiths at work. 


Key Information

Activities: Tours of the working forge will be provided.

Where to find us

  • Freelands Road
  • Ratho
  • EH28 8NW