Clearwell Caves (Coleford) Reviews
Description:Clearwell Caves are part of an ancient tradition of Free Mining that has operated in the Royal Forest of Dean since ... more
Newest Review: ... what it was like to work in the mines. If you like darkness, crawling, falling, getting dirty, and being on the edge of danger, you will like this. It isn't really too dangerous, but being on the edge of it adds a bit of thrill. And did I mention it's DARK? It's the darkest darkness that you could ever imagine. Strangely, I didn't feel spooked by it. It was rather intoxicating really. I'm ... more
Customer Clearwell Caves (Coleford) Reviews (2)
by Laura - written on 20/06/12
I did the semi deep tour with my guide, Mike, in June '12. It was one of the highlights of my trip to the UK. I wanted to do this because my ancestors were Welsh mine owners. I thought it would give me some perspective of what their lives were like. Mike shared a lot of history of the region and this mine in particular. He had a lot of anecdotes about what it was like to work in the mines. If you like darkness, crawling, falling, getting dirty, and being on the edge of danger, you will like this. It isn't really too dangerous, but being on the edge of it adds a bit of thrill. And did I mention it's DARK? It's the darkest darkness that you could ever imagine. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/04/02, updated on 04/04/02 (Very useful, 235 readings)
It’s Bank Holiday Monday after a long and lovely Easter Weekend, the weather has been spanking gorgeous… until today that is! ‘I’m bored!’ I moaned ‘Ok, what would you like to do?’ – he’s very patient! ‘dunno, you think of something’ ‘Ok, what about family visiting?’ ‘Nahhhh, that’s boring’ ‘Ok, what about going to the pub for lunch?’ ‘Noooooo’ ‘Ok’ He then pulls out a leaflet about Clearwell Caves, ‘how about here then?’ To this I get very excited ... Read the complete review
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