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Good... if you avoid the tourist trap

The walk through and above the gorge is beautiful. It can be done free by footpath. There are caves... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nomadbackwards
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Great views

Great day out even on a cold winter day Not enough hours on a day for the George Beautiful place... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
manera99
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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All reviews jacobs ladder lovely shops and cafes enjoy nature amazing scenery great walk walking shoes steep climb walk up lovely place to visit national trust both sides rock formations all ages day trip fudge few hours goughs cave
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The walk through and above the gorge is beautiful. It can be done free by footpath. There are caves available to enter for around £20/adult, but one of the attractions IS the cliff top walk you can do free, and the others are quite frankly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nomadbackwards
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out even on a cold winter day Not enough hours on a day for the George Beautiful place and great views .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank manera99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to cheddar gorge on January It was a bit muddy so good boots are suggested. We saw wild goats all around We paid 5-5.50 for climbing Jacobs ladder and the walk round the gorge but half way there we noticed that you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph828384
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go online and print a walking route from national trust website which is very useful. More of a hike than a walk. Make sure you bring walking shoes. This walk/hike is very very steep and we found it pretty difficult but hugely rewarding. Make sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monday 17th December we had been for a walk around the small town of Cheddar (reviewed separately - Cheddar Parish) which thenculminated in a visit to the world famous Cheddar Gorge which is situated on the Northern side of the Village. It was a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheddar gorge and Jacobs ladder are glorious go see. However it's a hard walk for me but that doesn't stop it being wonderful to view.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go and have a look at the review below by simonm979. He gives great instructions on how to so the Cheddar Gorge walk without paying anything. It really is gorgeous: hard and steep at some points but lovely and dramatic at the top. We parked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 171carolinek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Might avoid it in the Summer because of the crowds but it was a lovely circular gorge walk of about 6 miles. The caves are shut at xmas but they are a bit of a disappointment when compared to karst caves in other countries. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 9 December 2018

I wouldn’t want to come high season but today was brilliant. Not too many people around, fantastic views and a good workout

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RagdollSarah
Reviewed 7 December 2018

The drive to Cheddar Gorge is worth it on it's own. Beautiful mountains with sheep or goats climbing up the side! Makes for great pictures. Really fun shops with souvenirs, tasty homemade fudge and mulled wine. Tickets are affordable and expire after 1 Yr, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Miriam M | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the Gorge
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Karen D
29 May 2018|
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Dogs on leads are welcome in all of the attractions, including the show caves and the Clifftop Walk.
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