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CLEARWELL CAVES IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Following information and advice from Public Health England regarding Coronavirus, we have decided to temporarily close Clearwell Caves to visitors. We have not taken this decision lightly, but the health and safety of our staff and visitors is paramount. We look forward to welcoming you back to Clearwell Caves as soon as possible.

Please check back or follow us on social media for updates about when we re-open.

DISCOVER THE WONDER OF UNDER

Underneath the mysterious Royal Forest of Dean lies something spectacular and unseen, an unfathomable natural cave system that has been mined for more than 4,500 years.

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OPENING TIMES

Clearwell Caves is temporarily closed due to Coronavirus. Please check back for information about when we re-open.

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TICKETS & PRICING

Clearwell Caves is temporarily closed due to Coronavirus. Please check back for information about when we re-open.

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ABOVE GROUND

Discover how to find us and let us show you the above and below…

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UNEARTH THE ORE-INSPIRING STORY OF THE FREEMINERS

For at least 4,500 years the Freeminers of the Forest have been mining here, leaving behind magnificent caves and an abundance of amazing stories.

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DARE TO GO DEEPER? TRY ADVENTURE CAVING

Our show caverns only scratch the surface of the hidden world under the Forest. Go deeper, with us and uncover just how much is still to be discovered.

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PLAN YOUR SCHOOL TRIP OR GROUP OUTING WITH US

Adventure is always fun with company. If you have a larger group or class excursion we can tailor a tour, or accommodate your group according to your needs.

POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBC

The unique thrill of being underground brings an added dimension to any event. From parties, to theatre, concerts or our not so secret Christmas Fantasy spectacular.

18th April Gillie+Ailsa Tully See Events Page

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SAVOUR THE DEPTHS OF FLAVOUR AT THE LAMPROOM CAFÉ

The Lamproom Café sits above ground as the only marker for the adventure taking place below. With homemade soups, sandwiches, cakes, leaf teas and all your favourite coffees; our café is another delightful discovery hidden amongst the trees of the Forest.

AS SEEN ON SCREEN

A space this unique naturally provides extraordinary magic and wonder, which is why over the years we’ve played host to the filming of numerous programmes such as His Dark Materials, Cursed, Britannia series 1&2, Dr Who, Merlin, The Chronicles of Narnia, Da Vinci’s Demons, Kidnapped and many others.

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