Welcome to Clearwell Caves 4500 Years of Mining History in an Amazing Cave System.
Clearwell Caves, a uniquely special home to so many amazing things!
Explore the atmospheric natural caverns that have been mined for iron ore and ochre, making some of Britain's most complex and oldest mine workings.Discover mine workings dating back well over 4,500 years ago, when people first dug ochre pigments to make paints. Iron ore miners have created a warren of passageways, connecting huge natural caverns, until they finished in 1945. Displays tell the story of miners and children, that worked here.
Exciting events including Adventure Caving Click here to go on a caving adventure