The Area

Clearwell is a pretty village nestling on the edge of the Wye Valley in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Just a five minute walk from Foxglove Cottage is Clearwell Castle plus the famous Clearwell Caves, with their atmospheric mine workings and impressive caverns with winding passageways. Puzzlewood, just up the road, is also well worth … Continue reading The Area

The Village

Set in a gentle valley, the centre of the village is dominated by a 14th century stone cross. Clearwell lies within a Conservation Area and there are many fine buildings in the village. Notable among these buildings are Clearwell Castle and the Church of St. Peter. Clearwell's history can be traced back to Roman times … Continue reading The Village