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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
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These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
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+44 1934 742343
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Felt the visit was over priced at £50 for family of 4. However we did enjoy it Nonetheless. I do think that around £30 would be far more reasonable. Also, the watch tower is in dire need of renovation, not entirely sure it's completely safe.

Thank crasher1980
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Very scenic. We bought a day ticket for access to both caves, the lookout tower, Jacobs ladder and cliff top walk ( pretty hard going!). We also booked rock climbing separately which was a great experience and something my teenage son...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The story behind and the caves themselves are very interesting, we enjoyed our visit and did walk up to the tower to see the view, we did not hike in the gorge but driving there was very pretty, it is a cute town to walk...More

Thank happytraveler1951
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cheddar Gorge and Caves are stunning and well worth a day visit. Walking around the Gorge was beautiful with stunning scenery. The caves were spectacular and good to be able to take your time having your own hand held 'guide'. Jacobs Ladder an excellent exercise...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 4 days ago

My advice is to take a good stout pair of shoes with you as you'll need them if you do the walk around the top of the Gorge, also a jacket or sweater as it gets a bit chilly in the caves. One ticket gets...More

Thank Ritpetite96
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Gorge is a beautiful natural wonder; the caves are interesting and Jacob's Ladder was fun. All in all a good day out.

Thank Toddy536
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very dog friendly place, dogs are allowed in the caves which were spectacular. Def take the audio guide with you- I didn't and regretted it! Jacobs ladder and the look out tower all dog friendly too, the gorge walk is wonderful, takes about two hours,...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice little village with winding roads through the Gorge. Lovely littles shops and tea rooms to spend the rest of your time at. Cave - the cave were good to see but we thought they were rather short in duration and not how I...More

Thank krycek1885
Reviewed 6 days ago

Extreme landscapes can be seen here. Caves and gorges. You can go in to the caves and see the skeleton of the Cheddar Man dating back to around 7000BC.

Thank steven e
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family were not keen on another 'boring' attraction but this really caught their attention once we were inside. The cave is beautiful and just stunning. We spent a good 1-1.5 hours inside. But take a jacket as it is chilly inside. Well worth the money.

Thank Chris P
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Andrew W
19 July 2017|
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Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes Andrew, it is possible, although I would thoroughly recommend driving, we hired a car. It is such a beautiful area between Bath & Wells and Wells & Cheddar Gorge. The Mendip Hills are very scenic. Public transport... More
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Christine H
11 July 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take dogs into the caves
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stacyla87
8 June 2017|
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Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said there really aren't any edges or drops close to paths, Jacobs Ladder steps are long but not especially steep so fine. And for the record although I've done over 3,500 skydives I hate heights and... More
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