Helpful tips

Do you have to book Puzzlewood?

Do you have to book Puzzlewood?

Please book online before travelling. Arrival time slots are in operation: morning arrival times are 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm and afternoon arrival times are 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

How long does it take to go around Puzzlewood?

approximately 3 hours
An average visit is approximately 3 hours. Don’t forget to book online and download the free Puzzlewood app, which features an interactive Roman coin treasure hunt.

Can you get married at Puzzlewood?

Megan and Ben’s autumnal wedding took place at stunning Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean, where Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was filmed! “It’s also not a place that usually offers weddings, and so I knew that what we would create on the day would be completely unique.

What has been filmed at Puzzlewood?

Filming at Puzzlewood

  • Jack the Giant Slayer. Hollywood came to Puzzlewood to film this modern-day adaptation of the classic fairytale.
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Yes, The Force was with us!
  • The Huntsman: Winter’s War.
  • The Secret Garden…
  • Doctor Who.
  • Merlin.
  • Atlantis.
  • Wizards vs Aliens.

Where do you walk in the Forest of Dean?

7 Stunning Forest of Dean Walks

  • The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.
  • Forest of Dean Waterfall Walk to Cleddon Falls.
  • Symonds Yat Rock.
  • The Beechenhurst Trail.
  • Tintern Abbey and Devil’s Pulpit Circular Walk.
  • Cannop Ponds Walk.

Can I travel from Bristol to Forest of Dean?

There is no direct connection from Bristol to Forest of Dean Coalfield. However, you can take the train to Cam & Dursley then take the taxi to Forest of Dean Coalfield. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Forest of Dean Coalfield.

Was Star Wars filmed in Puzzlewood?

Puzzlewood is a magical and enchanting woodland in the depths of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, which has graced the silver screen and our television sets time and time again, including as a prominent Star Wars filming location.

Is Puzzlewood pram friendly?

Puzzlewood is a designated ancient woodland with narrow pathways and over 200 uneven and slippery steps. Safe access for pushchairs, mobility aids and wheelchairs is not possible.

Does Puzzlewood have toilets?

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities. Is Puzzlewood baby friendly?

Was Harry Potter filmed in Forest of Dean?

Harry Potter and the Forest of Dean Many Hogwarts scenes were filmed here, including the flooding of the girls’ toilets and the scene where Harry and Ron hide from the giant troll. The entrance to Gryffindor Common Room can also be found at the cathedral.

What was filmed in Forest of Dean?

Star Wars. The most famous movie to be filmed in the Forest of Dean is Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. Some of the movie’s most important scenes were filmed in the area, making the Forest of Dean one of the stars of the movie.

Why is it called Forest of Dean?

The core of the forest was used by the late Anglo Saxon kings, and after 1066, by the Normans, as their personal hunting ground. The name ‘Forest of Dean’ originates from this time, perhaps derived from the ‘dene’ or valley near Mitcheldean, with areas known as Dene Magna (large) and Dene Parva (small).

Where is Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean?

Welcome to the enchanted world of Puzzlewood, located in Gloucestershire’s gorgeous and historic Forest of Dean.

Is it true that Puzzlewood is private property?

Puzzlewood is private property and all photo shoots, product placement shots and filming at Puzzlewood is by written permission and property release only, organised in advance, on production of with the correct risk assessments/insurance details provided. Photography and filming at Puzzlewood may incur facility fees.

Where to stay in the Forest of Dean?

Puzzlewood is central to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, and reasonably close to the Cotswolds, so why not plan a longer stay and relax at one of Puzzlewood Cottages? We have a choice self-catering accommodation that sleep up to four or eight people.

Where is Puzzlewood in the Game of Thrones?

Come along and explore the enchanted world of Puzzlewood. Located in the beautiful and historic Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, Puzzlewood is a unique and atmospheric ancient woodland that conjures up thoughts of magic, dragons and unicorns – one of the reasons why it’s such a popular film location.