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Clearwell Caves

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318deanw wrote a review Dec 2020
Bideford, United Kingdom17 contributions2 helpful votes
1st visit to the Caves and the xmas / Santa experience. Very nice - the caves were decorated beautifully.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Hesyms wrote a review Dec 2020
Bulford, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
We visited on the 10th December and although it wasn’t the traditional layout, it was absolutely magical!!!! There was no rush when we were talking to Father Christmas (he even asked if we wanted a selfie with him, socially distanced of course) and the cafe was great (the cakes were phenomenal). I’ve been coming for 30+ years, my Mummy for more than 40, and even in 2020, the worst year on record, they’ve pulled it out the bag!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Becky wrote a review Dec 2020
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What a fantastic place! First time with my grandson and I don’t know who enjoyed it more. The lighting and trees made it so atmospheric and I particularly loved all the woodland creatures. Quite magical. The care and attention which must have been put in to create all the creatures is amazing. Oh and Father Christmas was there with a real log fire to greet all the little ones - socially distanced of course. On exiting I spoke to a lovely young lady, Bea, (forgive me if I got your name wrong), all the staff were so friendly. We’re going to make this an annual Christmas event.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Julian S wrote a review Nov 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom35 contributions17 helpful votes
Visited with 3 generations of the family recently and we were all pleasantly surprised at what a great place Clearwell is. It's much better than 'just caves' and much more than 'just a mine' and with the added attraction of a pumpkin counting competition for the younger generation ticked the box for all of us. Really informative, really well thought out (especially liked the silhouette mining experience and the underwater creatures in the pool cave) and well priced too. All very Covid aware and cafe very reasonable too. Would have been 5 star review but for slightly unhelpful man in ticket office who refused to look for online booking details for us in absence of Internet signal...
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Shaun wrote a review Oct 2020
West Mersea, United Kingdom73 contributions8 helpful votes
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It was a wet and horrible day so we decided to pay the clearwell caves a visit. Really enjoyed exploring the mine, learning about the local history and great to hear the bats take shelter in the caves. Only takes about an hour to mooch round and read the info but really worth a visit. Our visit was during covid so access to the cafe was limited to order and takeaway but looked lovely. Quite a lot of space and children's slides etc to have a longer visit on a brighter day.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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