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Puzzlewood, Perrygrove Rd, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8QB
01594 833187
Average time spent - 3 hours
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Things to do at Puzzlewood review

Puzzlewood is a magical family-friendly attraction near Coleford in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. You can explore the mysterious wood, meet the animals and kids can play in the outdoor playground and indoor maze.

From aliens to ancient Scowles, wizards to wildlife their unique and ancient woodland is an inspiration to authors and storytellers. In Puzzlewood you will see twisted trees in an otherwordly woodland through a mile and half of paths, bridges, steps and lookout points. They even have an app you can download and a guide where you can seek and tick off 20 objects, places and faces. The app features a treasure hunt for Roman coins.

There are a variety of animals to meet at Puzzlewood including goats, donkeys, ponies, highland cattle, sheep and more. Some are native and rare breeds. Their play area is a wooden obstacle course type circuit for kids. The indoor mazes are a myriad of secret doors, dead ends, ups and downs. To escape you need to find nine hidden animal pictures that will lead you to the exit.

Why not extend your day out with a visit to Perrygrove Railway which is just a short distance up the road.

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FAQ and Further Information Puzzlewood

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic. There are picnic tables, picnics are not permitted in the woodland.

What are the main things to do?

Magical woodland walk, wooden play area, indoor maze and animals to meet. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket costs £7.00, children 3-16 £6.00, under 3s are free. Other pricing options including family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is a large free car park.

When are they open?

Puzzlewood is open from February half-term until Christmas. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are not permitted.

Are they accessible?

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