Puzzlewood which is located within the forest of Dean close to Coleford, is a place tourist love to visit in Gloucestershire, England. It has several beautiful features such as moss-covered rocks, bridges, fantastic rock and tree formation which are accessible from the pathways. Puzzlewood was used as a location in the movie “Merlin” and “Dr. Who,” the area covered by Puzzlewood is more than fourteen acres of land and is mostly considered as a typical example of pre-Roman open iron mines. The owner laid the pathways in the early 19th century without the knowledge of the public; it was after 100 years that they got to know.
Puzzlewood which is an enchanting environment, likewise serve as inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”. Most people who visit the area regularly may consider it as the forest of Dean when the old forest was created, Lothlorien, Mirkwood, and other places in the Middle East.
Additionally, the area also has farm animals, picnic table, a gift shop, a café, and a playground for children. Some of the animals that can be found in Puzzlewood include wild fowl, cattle, rabbit, donkeys, sheep, Soay, goat, and Shetland ponies. The surrounding area is used for working farm.
As time passed, the occupation by the Roman in the environment has been found in the form of 3,000 coins dating back to the third century. Since the romans left the area about hundreds of years ago, the moss and trees have grown wild to cover all the structures left during the mining.