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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

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Address: Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
Phone Number: 44 1934 742343
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These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.

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Fun day out

Bit of a last minute trip for us as we cancelled another plan and decided to do this instead. We only went into the two caves and climbed up to the viewing platform. The viewing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Devon
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We decided to revisit here as we came 3 years ago but wanted to bring our son in law along this year on our holiday. We did both caves, the second of which has been much improved since last time with a great walk round educational show, we really enjoyed it. The bus tour was really good & very clear,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to explore and admire tye wonderful scenery. We made a day trip here and were not let down. The town has plenty of things to see and do and a couple of great places to eat.

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Mansfield, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with 2 kids. We all loved it. We started our day with the bus trip. The nice thing about the bus trip, apart from the gorge itself, was that it has a real live guide explaining the sites, rather than an audio recording. The Gough's cave was incredible, an absolute marvel. Stunning. Make sure you follow the trail in... More 

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Thank Bea_Tee_zzz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went with family in the summer and it was so pretty, the caves are beautiful and there is lots of information on it if you want to find out about them whilst your there. The tour bus was equally as informational and the guide was really friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend as a day trip as there is... More 

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Thank Sophie J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just wanted to visit the caves, but for 2 adults including parking it was going to be £45, we just couldn't justify that. No vouchers to be found anywhere online. It's a shame as we really wanted to go and take our little girl (who is under 5 so free) into the caves, but you have to buy a expensive... More 

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Thank Hollie A
Hadleigh, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the weekend in the Mendip Hills and Cheddar was fantastic. The caves are really good. The caves on the left as you look at the (Not Dreamcatcher) is the best by far and you can spent ages in there looking around and taking photos. There is also a further chamber you can visit if you wish by signing... More 

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Thank Josh R
South Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes it is a little pricey but you get to do quite a few things with one ticket.We also avoided the £5 parking fee by parking just outside the start of the gorge in the Riverside Inn where parking was £3 all day. We started with the open top bus tour at the bottom of the hill and then this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bit of a last minute trip for us as we cancelled another plan and decided to do this instead. We only went into the two caves and climbed up to the viewing platform. The viewing platform is great but it is a hell of a climb to even get to where it is. 274 steps but with some convenient places... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great day out was had by us here. Lots to see and do. We started with the bus tour which was very good and you get dropped off by Goughs Cave and then you can view the other attractions on your way back down to the main village. Two caves to view, a museum, which we missed and then Jacobs... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spectacular gorge, a variety of things to do,walking up steps to tower on hill,several caves worth exploring,although could work out expensive for families.You buy a ticket which covers all attractions & parking which lasts all year providing you don't lose it. But as there are plenty of sweet, fudge,icecream,cheese and cider shops,cafes and gift shops it could be an expensive... More 

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