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Christmas at Clearwell

What an amazing magical place.Follow the path to discover mini caves filled with characters from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judi Moogi W
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Magical Christmas Story Experience

An absolutely magical experience visiting the caves and Father Christmas today. The caves were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adele M
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Visit the hidden Forest of Dean beneath the Forest floor. Impressive natural caverns mined for iron ores for over 4,500 years. Nine caverns with exciting displays throughout, showing how the Caves were worked, by many generations of miners...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Clearwell Caves The Rocks | The Rocks, Clearwell,, Coleford GL16 8JR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard that the caves was amazing at Christmas time, how wrong was that!! My son was very excited as I told him I had a surprise for him that evening, on arriving we parked up and made our way to the entrance, there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing magical place.Follow the path to discover mini caves filled with characters from the story of Cora. Then there is the many twinkling Christmas trees with the smell of pine needles and the awesome Father Christmas. Lots of hard work went into making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Judi Moogi W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely magical experience visiting the caves and Father Christmas today. The caves were sparkling and beautifully and tastefully decorated. Father Christmas was friendly and chatty and my boys loved meeting him. I was blown away by the amount of effort and creativeness that was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Adele M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the 22nd with 2 children and we all had a great time loved every minute my grandchildren met Santa and had a photo with him then chose a present, we then followed the story of Cora and the bloobius bright stopping for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TillyGloucester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the Christmas event where the children met Santa. The effort and detail put into the decoration of the caves is superb, it must take months of preparation and is definitely worth a visit at this time of year. Santa was great too.

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank EdP209
Reviewed December 18, 2018

A spectacular display of magical scenes take visitors through a fairytale wonderland. This is all played out in the caves in Coleford, Gloucester, UK. The tale of "Cora and the Bloobius Bright" is told as we weave our way through the old iron ore and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Chelle_tog
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure today of taking 10 sen children on a trip to visit Santa in the caves. What a lovely time we had. The staff were lovely and Santa was amazing. Well worth a visit. Thank you to all involved. The caves looked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Visited here on Saturday to visit Santa and had a really good time overall. We travelled up from Bridgend and arrived about 45 minutes early so had a cuppa in the cosy cafe to kill some time, it got quite busy in here and seating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mathew86
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Visited today for the first time so beautifullly decorated as you walk through the caves ,Visiting Santa on your way round then the children choose their own present so no tears with getting something they didn’t want .Presents all around it with names so fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cotswold33
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Absolutly brilliamt.We took our grandsons to see Santa in the caves and they loved it. A long walk in the caves well lit up with Christmas trees and fairy lights. Santa took all the time they wanted and posed for photos. Then they could choose...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KenStephens
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Richard S
December 21, 2018|
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Response from TillyGloucester | Reviewed this property |
I printed mine off I didn’t have a signal there
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Lindsay R
November 6, 2018|
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Response from jonathanw955 | Property representative |
Hi this is the time for entry into the Caves, once in you follow a set route and can take your own time. The time of entry allows half an hour to get in from the booked time, once in you can take whatever time you wish to go... More
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Darren J
September 27, 2017|
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Response from jonathanw955 | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome around the site, including the shop or cafe, but not allowed underground in the mine. There is a large common for walks. Thanks
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