Clearwell Caves

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Clearwell Caves are now a working mining museum where visitors can see caverns with geological and mining displays. Iron ore from the Caves has been used over many centuries to make tools, weapons and machinery. Some forms of the iron ore occurs in powder form, red, yellow, purple and brown ochre; they are highly valued as pigments and still mined at Clearwell Caves. The iron mines are an important part of the Forest of Deans history and environment.

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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.

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Address: Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines, Near Coleford, Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16 8JR, UK
Phone: +44 1594 832535
Email: info@clearwellcaves.com

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