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Had to see

We had heard about this place ever since we moved to Gloucestershire. Fantastic place - just a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Enchanting wood

Me, my husband and 5 year old son visited puzzlewood today and had a really good morning. The woods... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Becky S
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“indoor maze”(80 reviews)
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“magical place”(77 reviews)
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...more
Perrygrove Road, Coleford GL16 8QB, England
+44 1594 833187
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I agree with other reviewers, a secluded quiet stroll it isn’t. Narrow pathways where you are corralled with other families to follow numerous routes, some very narrow. Maybe a victim of its own success and maybe not a place to engage a 14 yr old....More

Thank HonestDad007
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely stunning to look at but DON'T go here if you want a quiet woodland walk. You will never be out of sight of other people (we went mid-morning in August). Go to see the the fantastic (small) wood but if you want a bit...More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not sure what we were all expecting but the wood was simply not as special as all the reviews had lead me to expect. My kids used up their maze enthusiasm on the indoor one and tempers frayed outside.

Thank Georgette J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had heard about this place ever since we moved to Gloucestershire. Fantastic place - just a little unnerving as we were there a bit late and slightly anxious we would never find our way out! Amazing place. Very friendly reception.

Thank ocassionalraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were quite disappointed with our visit to puzzle wood. Films have been recorded here so it would have been nice to have information boards around the wood. The woods are very lovely to walk around but you could do that for free in lots...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me, my husband and 5 year old son visited puzzlewood today and had a really good morning. The woods are really enchanting and even though it was quite busy we didnt really see many people until we got back to the main path in and...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful woods area that just has a magical vibe. You have to walk on the paths so climbing trees not allowed but the paths lead you round and show how beautiful the woods are. We went as a family with a 2 year old,...More

Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my wife when we were on a short break staying near Ross on Wye. Having visited back in the 80's as a child I wanted to revisit and see if it was still as magical. I have to say it did not...More

Thank celticstorm73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had a short visit but thoroughly enjoyed our walk through the wood. The children enjoyed finding the Roman coins and the various features such as the dinosaur feet and balance beam. The adults were in awe of the of the natural features and...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here as reviews seemed great. Ok to start off with but then got bored as this is a place where films and tv shows have been filmed. Would of been great to see some info boards around saying which parts of the wood were...More

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3 May 2018|
Response from Helen O | Property representative |
Sorry dogs and not allowed onsite. We do recommend Rachel’s Rambling Rovers. She’s an excellent dog sitter. Thx
24 October 2017|
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Response from 923Dan | Reviewed this property |
It takes approx. 1 to 1.5 hours to figure it out. We walked around without seeing the same parts until we were walking out. There are no maps! Good Luck.
30 June 2017|
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Response from Suzanne T | Reviewed this property |
My apologies for not writing back sooner, ill health prevented me from doing so. No, you cannot cycle around Puzzlewood. The wood itself is full of different levels and tree-roots. However, on the upside, there is a... More