Exciting new displays, showing prehistoric sea life whose bones and shells created the limestone here, 345,000,000 years ago!  

Explore nine impressive caverns, with displays throughout; telling the incredible story of generations of miners that have created these amazing workings.  

Feeling really adventurous? You can book to go even further on an exciting caving adventure, going far beyond the public areas.

Thought provoking sculptures created by Sandi Carr, SOLE LIGHT is on show until the end of April.


Clearwell Caves, a uniquely special home to so many amazing things!

Incredibly atmospheric show caves, that are part of a mine system that has been mined for pigments for over 4,500 years and for iron ore until 1945, making some of Britain's most complex and ancient mine workings. Exciting new displays for 2017, a great underground experience for all the family. 


General Opening Times for 2017:
We are open 6 days a week - Tuesday through to Sunday. Closed Mondays.

  • 11th February 2017 until 7th April 2017 - 10am - 4pm
  • 8th April until 3rd September 2017 - 10am – 5pm
  • 5th September until 29th October 2017 10am – 4pm
  • Entry: Adults £7.00 ; Children (ages 4 to 16): £5.00 ; Concessions: £6.00.
  • 9 large caverns are open to the public, with mining and geological displays throughout. Visitor Centre, Shop and Cafe. Picnic area.
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