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Quick Directions

Follow the brown tourist signs from Coleford town centre

The caves are 1.5 miles south of Coleford town centre in Gloucestershire.
From Coleford town centre follow the B4228 to St Briavels and Chepstow. After approximately 1 mile, turn right for Clearwell village (immediately after the Lambsquay Hotel). The car and coach park is immediately visible on your left after a few hundred yards.

Nearest Railway Stations
LYDNEY - 5 miles, bus to Coleford, alight at Milkwall, three-quarter mile walk to Clearwell Caves.
GLOUCESTER - 21 miles, Stagecoach bus No.31, alight at Milkwall, three-quarter mile walk to Clearwell Caves.

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  • Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines, Nr Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8JR
  • Phone: 01594 832535
  • Email: info@clearwellcaves.com

We are open 13 February to 30th October 2016

  • Daily 10am - 5pm

Christmas Fantasy Dates and Times

  • Christmas Opening Times: 26th Nov – 23rd Dec 10am - 5pm. Book online.
  • Late Night Opening Every Friday: 26th Nov – 23rd Dec until 8pm. Book online.
  • Christmas Eve Opening Times: 24th December 10am - 4pm. Book online.
  • After Christmas without Santa and presents: 27th Dec to 3rd Jan 2017 10am - 4pm no booking required.