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Clearwell Caves 
Clearwell Caves, The Rocks, Clearwell, Nr Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8JR
01594 832535

    Clearwell Caves 

    Historical Attraction

    Discover the hidden wonders beneath the enchanting Forest of Dean at Clearwell Caves. This subterranean marvel exposes a captivating world, steeped in history, and celebrated as a top tourist destination. 

    Delve into the intricate labyrinth of tunnels and learn about its rich mining heritage. The caves offer more than just an historical journey; they showcase the awe-inspiring beauty of nature as you marvel at the buried chambers and geological formations. This underground realm is an intriguing destination for history enthusiasts, thrill seekers and nature lovers alike. 

    Since opening its doors to the public in 1968, Clearwell Caves has beckoned explorers with its nine caverns, inviting you to descend 100ft into the earth’s depths. The Lamproom Café, above ground is a destination on its own, hidden amongst the trees of the forest and the only indication above ground, of the adventures to be had below. 

    Clearwell Caves distinctive underground environment has beckoned filmmakers over the years, making it a coveted filming location for popular productions like Doctor Who and Merlin. 

    Throughout the year, Clearwell Caves hosts a diverse array of events and activities, from enchanting Christmas-themed tours to underground concerts that resonate with the cavern’s unique acoustics. Stay updated on their upcoming events via their website. 

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