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Puzzlewood

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Address: Perrygrove Road, Coleford GL16 8QB, England
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+44 1594 833187
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Puzzlewood - A Magical Day Out in the Forest of DeanWhy is Puzzlewood...

Puzzlewood - A Magical Day Out in the Forest of DeanWhy is Puzzlewood magical? Is it the maze of pathways winding through deep gulleys of moss covered rocks, the twisted roots of the Yew trees or the bridges, ‘lookouts’ and features to find on your way round? Puzzlewood is enchanting; it has an atmosphere quite unlike any other woodland. Here you can imagine that you are in a fantasy film, and that fantastic creatures lurk round every corner. Puzzlewood is used for Merlin, Dr Who and recently for a new Warner Bros movie called Jack the Giant Killer (release date June 2012).Also onsite are farm animals, willow maze, indoor maze, playground, picnic tables, café and gift shop

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Stunning woods - poor grounds

Puzzlewood is a very strange place indeed, the actual wood itself are so surreal, the rock formations jutting out and fact that everything is green make it one of the strangest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Stellaz49
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent and beautiful place to visit with a stunning landscape, I thing the woods landscape was created by an underground void collapsing which formed what you see today, its said that JRR Tolkien got much inspiration from here for The Hobbit and you can clearly see why, also I believe some of the new star wars film was shot... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Puzzlewood is a very strange place indeed, the actual wood itself are so surreal, the rock formations jutting out and fact that everything is green make it one of the strangest places we have ever visited. No wonder they film Dr Who, Jack the Giant Slayer, Merlin, Atlantis, etc. here. £23 for a family of four to get in -... More 

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Thank Stellaz49
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to stay at Puzzlewood as a Christmas present for various members of our family.. To find a date that suited all was obviously a challenge but luckily the date we needed was available, so we paid the £100 deposit to secure the booking immediately! All 7 of us were so excited.. Until... We came to pay the rest... More 

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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really unusual and lots of fun to explore with children but quite expensive given that you probably wouldn't spend more than 2 hours there.

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Thank Siobhan H
Witney, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great woodland walk with lots of tangling paths. It was a little slippy underfoot so sensible footwear is required and uneven steps so care should be taken but in all honesty the hardest part is deciding whether to turn left or right. It's £6.50 for an adult which I think is a little steep if you are just walking in... More 

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Thank Donna M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a hidden gem this place even though it was raining when we visited it didn't spoil it The pathways go everywhere & there's little things to find like secret caves & hidden seats It's a good walk aswell

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Thank Jonathan H
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To charge £6.50 per adult for this attraction is frankly outrageous. Yes the woods are pretty and there are some lovely photo opportunities, however the cost is unjustifiable. Puzzlewood claims that its a lovely day out however we walked around the entire wood in 1hour. If you are going to visit take a picnic as the cafe is just as... More 

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1 Thank Lydia P
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very relaxing and peaceful place, really good place to just sit and enjoy the forest very enchanting place, good for both children and adults. We took our own picnic with us and enjoyed a very peaceful afternoon, it rained a little but we were kept dry by tree canopy still very enjoyable.

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Thank 4davies
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was a half way meeting point to meet up with aunts and uncles and cousins. Although we had a fun time, we did all think that the entry price is pretty steep for the activities. Yes the woods and the walk are enchanting and beautiful and the kids enjoyed running around, it was not an all day kind of... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

A great place to adventure... better done on a dry day as the paths can be slippery, so good boots would be the go. Children would have many adventures here, very mystical and ones imagination could be triggered for many a story to be told... Quite unique. Mandy C

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