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Address: Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
Phone Number: 44 1934 742343
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.

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Interesting afternoon

It had been many years since we had been to Cheddar Caves, and yes it was a bit expensive, but the ticket did cover the two caves. Didn't risk climbing Jacobs Ladder, but had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Honiton, United Kingdom
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Loughton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We had a nice afternoon here, if you don't want to go in the caves etc then you can have a wander through the Gorge and look in the shops with out paying. We did pay and for what it is, it is a little expensive but we did enjoy the bus tour and Gough's Cave. The museum was nice... More 

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We were ashamed to see what is such a wonderful natural feature of the British countryside having been turned into a tat-filled tourist trap. Double decker buses blaring commentaries, the floor of the entire lower gorge tarmacced into massive car parking with blanket charge for a day long park and many tacky shops. Am glad we'd not made the trip... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Visited as 6 adults and the cost, including car parking, was nearly £150.00. It would be better to charge for each individual attraction rather than a global fee. Glad to have seen the caves.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It had been many years since we had been to Cheddar Caves, and yes it was a bit expensive, but the ticket did cover the two caves. Didn't risk climbing Jacobs Ladder, but had a good walk around the village. We had very good weather while we were there which always helps. The ticket also included a short tour up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Even going in the winter and a bit cloudy day, it was a great trip! Also, the ticket is valid for more than a year so you can come back in the summer or any other day if you can't complete all the attractions in one day. The 3 mile walk in the gorge is quite tiring but it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

As a rather impoverished young lad I paid several visits to Cheddar without expending any outlay other than my bus rover pass. I am therefore at a loss to understand the griping here about expense. Leave behind the high tack of the tourist village with its gaudy souvenirs and expensive food shacks. Park up the gorge, way up the gorge... More 

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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Bus ride up the Gorge at fast pace, Gough's Cave pick of visit, Cox's cave disappointing climbing 274 steps up Jacobs Ladder - fun! Total cost ~ £19/adult for the lot. Enjoyed the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I love cheese and i love caves so i loved it. Beautiful scenes. But was pricey. Lovely shops with were right by the caves. I brought lots of cheeseee was very nice and strong.lots of walkin and alot uphill. So wears u out

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The whole area is beautiful, the gorge, the greenery, the caves, shops and the river but the tour @ £18/£19 was expensive for what you get

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great for walking absailing etc. beautiful caves, got money off tickets via voucher cloud as can seem pricey but filled the day easily. All staff in village very friendly. Not all areas in caves suitable if you have a mobility disability, steps and water can be slippery. Easy to avoid tourist shops gets very packed weekends school holidays

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