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Clearwell Caves - Adventure

Let us take you on an adventure to remember. This is an experience which will make your stay in the Forest of Dean something special. Involves some climbing, crawling, getting dirty, and good fun!  

Attraction in or near Clearwell


Looking for adventure?

Let us take you on an adventure into the deeper workings, to explore parts of the caves beyond the public pathways. We have been providing people with exciting caving activities since 1968. Caving activities will involve simple climbing, crawling, getting dirty, and having fun! With over 50 years experience, our knowledable and experienced guides take you on truly memorable experiences. Suitable for most abilities, from 7yrs up, caving trips are adapted to suit the least able group member. All equipment provided. HSE, AALA licensed, Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) badge holders. Fun and educational. 

Opening Times

Trips are advertised on our website events page, for individuals to join. 


If you have a group of six or more we can arrange trips anytime to suit your group, please call to book. 


  • Activities
  • Adventure
  • Attraction
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Booking Recommended
  • Children welcome
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Group Activities
  • Off-Road Parking
  • On-site catering or Cafe
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sport


Clearwell Caves
The Rocks, Clearwell
Near Coleford
GL16 8JR
O/S Ref: SO 576082

Enter your start address:

From Coleford town centre, take B4228 towards Lydney and Chepstow. Continue for approximately 1mile and take turning to Clearwell on right hand side. Follow brown and white signs, Clearwell Caves car and coach park is situated 300m on the left hand side.

  • Clearwell
  • Coleford


  • Adult - £25.00/£15.00
  • Child  - £20.00/£12.00


Associated Businesses

Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines

The ancient mines at Clearwell Caves are a secret world hidden beneath the trees; they are an exciting underground experience for the whole family. Cafe, shop, picnic area, free parking.

Attraction in or near Clearwell

Clearwell Caves Cafe

A gem of a cafe - drop in even if just passing by - serving delicious light meals, homemade soups, cakes and superb leaf teas or Illy aribica coffee. The cafe walls are lined with fascinating mining memorabilia.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Clearwell