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King Arthur's Cave

Cave / Rock Shelter


Not the easiest of things to find, thanks to a local farmer for pointing us in the right direction!
The caves are situated just on the edge of Highmeadow Woods outside of Coleford in Gloucesteshire. See map reference for further details. To find them, come of the A40 towards Little/Great Doward and head for The Biblins campsite. Just before the first car park is a track down to the right, take this, then down to your right again. Caves down the track on your left.
To be honest I was a bit underwhelmed by the caves, though without a torch we didn't venture too far in, they may hold secrets we didn't find.
Walking back through the woods we spotted wild deer which went some way to making up for the caves.
Posted by Llama
12th August 2002ce

Comments (1)

This is a very beautiful cave.

I first visited it in the Summer of 1989 and while I was walking around trying to find my way there I stopped in a village and asked an elderly chap who was doing his gardening if he knew where the cave was. He gave me directions, so I also asked him why it was called King Arthur's Cave and he said that when he was a boy the local children used to play in the cave and there used to be a large round stone inside (the Round Table?), when the highbrows started to dig for historical purposes they took the stone away and didn't bring it back.
Posted by garrysmith
4th June 2020ce
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