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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

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Address: Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
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+44 1934 742343

These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.

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Went there with my family (kids aged 8 and 9). It's great inside. The kids wanted to get round quicker than I wanted to, so we were probably only in there for an hour or so, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
London, UK
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

£19.95 for a package entry is extortionate so we weren't going to bother, but we asked at the cave entrance and managed to do just the cave for £10 each. It was interesting and the audio guide was good, but even at £10 it felt expensive. As for the parking. .. £5, another prime example of rip off Britain. The... More 

Thank Derek E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a big geek when it comes to caves, so this was just amazing for me! We had a two year old with us who actually really enjoyed it. We tagged along with a guided tour, and the gentleman had so much knowledge about the caves and the history. It was so enjoyable, especially for me, i was in... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought my tickets online to save some money - it wasn't cheap but for somebody who had not been underground before it was an amazing experience. The recorded guide was full of such interesting information and the views inside the caves took my breath away at times - there were lot of 'ooohhs' and 'aahhs'! we did have to... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cracking palce to visit, great tour and well worth the money, the views from Jacobs ladder were well worth the climb, we were lucky a really sunny crisp winters morning .. and dont forget to stop for cheese :)

Thank telmshl
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value for money and visits possible whatever the weather. Audio guide is included in the price and well worth listening to in full. Staff were really helpful and knowledgable, especially as I made a mistake with my online booking which they rectified really quickly.

Thank Karen C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well we were in the area so thought wed drop in check it out. Yeah great for a walk and view at the top, but really - 19.95 per person to look in a cave?lovely village and good cafes but over rated as a whole. Get a life and go abroad!

Thank Jonnytwosocks
Buxton, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit and the guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. When we went it was fairly quiet as it was out of season and there's a special rate in the afternoon if you want a shorter visit.

1 Thank HappyH1
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love caves and essentially there is nothing wrong with the Cheddar Gorge Caves, I just prefer Wookey Hole. The caves at Christmas in Wookey are amazing, absolutely beautiful. The Cheddar Caves are just a bit old and tired. Need a clean. Even the new cave (cannot remember the name) is a bit shabby in it's décor. The laser light... More 

1 Thank LAlinds
London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my family (kids aged 8 and 9). It's great inside. The kids wanted to get round quicker than I wanted to, so we were probably only in there for an hour or so, but you could easily take longer. Really enjoyed it

1 Thank Lepps_in_Stanmore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed over at The Bath Arms hotel in Cheddar, it was very nice both food and accommodation. We walked the Gorge and that was a great day out! Nice county side and great views!

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