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Visit the hidden Forest of Dean beneath the Forest floor. Natural caverns mined for ochre pigment and iron ore for over 4,500 years. Nine caverns with exciting displays. Delicious cakes, coffees and snacks in the Lamproom cafe and great Gift Shop...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| The Rocks, Clearwell,, Coleford GL16 8JR, England
All reviews self guided tour deep level cave system wookey hole christmas market sound effects own pace rainy day gift shop father christmas information boards interesting place to visit worth a visit magical christmas above ground value for money young children
Super old mine/cave experience for all for all.
Extensive cave system well lit to enhance your experience , with plenty of information along the way. We thoroughly all of our visit which takes approximately 45 minutes.
Try the cafe up top after your visit for...More
We visited the caves today as the weather was awful. The caves were a good option.
They were interesting and you can’t believe how people worked down the caves for 10 hours a day. They had bronchitis, lung diseases etc from the dust as obviously...More
This is an old iron ore mine located in a picturesque spot with plenty of opportunities for walks in the vicinity. Besides the publicly accessible areas which you can wander around at will, there are also guided tours available to the deeper levels. After paying...More
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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
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 through, usually an hour and a half or so. Thanks