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“lookout tower”(171 reviews)
“goughs cave”(186 reviews)
These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with our 4 and 6 year old. The audio tour is well worth a listen, very informative, our children loved repeating the facts back to us. The staff were very good in explaining various points of the cave to our children. We had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 4ofususually
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had never been to Chedder before but had always wanted to check it out. Gald we did, it was a lovely day out. I do recommend getting there early as parking was a bit of an issue (more on that later). However Goughs Cave,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Stick1985
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth visiting the caves, museum and Dream Hunter's experience. Possibly best to visit out of High Season

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JulieDsTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked this as part of a Combi ticket with a visit to Longleat. Best tip is: Arrive early (10am) in high season. You then have a chance of getting a parking space in a nearby car park. (£5 in change needed for all day...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tappsnumber
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have never been to Gough Caves and surrounding before, but would completely recommend it, along with the family ticket that allows you to do a number of other different attractions too, such as Jacob’s ladder and the prehistoric museum. Audio guide is great at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit, a really unique place with some amazing sights. The glow in the dark egg hunt was a great addition and my children really enjoyed spotting the eggs. Loved the audio tour as we could go round at our own pace -...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mango2976
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with family and found plentiful parking, good range of shops and eating places in the village. The best value cheese was in the cheddar gorge factory shop. Thanks to a tip from another review....My daughter and I took advantage of the free climb up...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank skumar181
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove around and quite far out looking for parking and eventually found a space near the entrance. We would have preferred the old and more personal way of visiting in groups with a live guide, rather than having to use an audio guide. Because...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JolA9100LH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good day at the caves and other attractions , hard work climbing Jacob's ladder but worth the truck to climb the tower for the panoramic views . Car parks vary in price from 3 pound a day at the pub down the bottom...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Z4317VLcolinw
Reviewed 1 week ago

April 2019. 5.1k walk (3hrs) around the rim of the gorge; We decided to try this walk after seeing it in the "things to do" section in our accommodation. We parked in the carpark (Cliff street) at the bottom of the gorge and walked up...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Bexofwellington | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don’t know.
Christopher B
January 1, 2019|
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Response from g0kds | Reviewed this property |
there are guides and adventure caving also
November 30, 2018|
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Response from shyboy2011 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so...there is nothing scary... take it slow..there are a few steps here and there...