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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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Great day out for all ages

The ticket to enter the caves is not particularly cheap but does include all aspects of the village and is valid for ten years for you to complete all activities if you return to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Haslemere, Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Cheddar Gorge is one of the most beautiful places to visit in England. The place has little tea rooms and restaurants and a very reasonable parking with plenty of parking places available. The people of this town are all very nice. I will highly recommend to visit the caves and climb the lookout tower for breathtaking views. Make sure you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It's a good idea to arrive before the caves open, as then you are assured to get a parking space opposite Jacobs ladder which is in the middle of all the attractions, after 9:30 it becomes very busy and you may have to park all the way up in the gorge. The charge for parking is £5 for the day... More 

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Haslemere, Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The ticket to enter the caves is not particularly cheap but does include all aspects of the village and is valid for ten years for you to complete all activities if you return to the area. We went on the bus tour, Goughs Cave, The Crystal Cave and Cox's Cave - all very interesting and well described and explained. We... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We were lead to believe that it would be free for national trust members, turns out the caves are not. The caves were very interesting and we did a walk around cheddar. It wasn't signposted very well as we ended up getting lost. A hour and half walk turned into four hours. Lots of lovely little shops and places to... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Last here 30 years ago. It was tatty then and its even more tatty and expensive now. Caves owned by Longleat. Avoid them. Not worth the money.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I loved Cheddar and the caves, they were fantastic. My only issue was I thought it was a little too expensive. It cost us £50 for two adults and a child! This included 2 caves, one with a crystal experience for the kids, which was okay, but over very quickly, and access to the museum, which was fascinating and a... More 

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Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Fantastic place great views lots to do needs a whole day recomend for all ages great shops and the cheese shop is a must all in all just a amazing place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

My partner and I are national trust members and were led to believe that members get to explore the caves for no charge....we were wrong. The national trust take care of the area but the caves are privately owned so it cost us £19 each to enter. We then explored the area and can say that you can enjoy a... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

It must have been over 40 years ago since my last visit, can't really remember it, but this time around it didn't disappoint! Although rather commerciaised, it still pulled in the customers. The fee for the car park (all day) was £5. Good job we got there early. The Cheddar Bus and tour with 7 entrances to various areas was... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Lovely walking in the gorge. Tasting the cheese's in the shops love the Christmas shop too. Just a shame that you now can't visit each individual attraction rather than having to buy one ticket for everything. Having already been in the caves years ago, it would have worked out rather expensive for a 20 min bus trip.

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