Clearwell Caves (2024)

An extensive natural cave system, set in a beautiful valley. Walk through the nine impressive caverns and mine workings with exciting mining equipment and geological displays throughout. Remarkably, the caves have produced artists' pigment for over 4,500 years and ochre pigments are still mined here today.


Address: The Rocks, Clearwell Nr Coleford Royal Forest of Dean Gloucestershire GL16 8JR

  • Telephone: 01594 832 535
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Open Days & Times

Reopens 10 Feb. Visit website for details and later updates for the coming season.


  • By Bus: 31
  • By Rail: Lydney / 5 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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