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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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Great day out

We really enjoyed our time here - we visited the caves, museum and took the walk up to the lookout tower. The cave tour is interesting and the staff are very friendly, just make... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom

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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seemed a lot to spend on just seeing goughs cave and the museum. The lookout tower we didn't do due to the horendous weather. Didn't like the kids audio guide. Full of silly fantasy stories and lacked any real teaching on how the caves were formed which seems a bit rubbish. Lots of stuff about witches and dragons which actually... More 

Thank Aewatts
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our time here - we visited the caves, museum and took the walk up to the lookout tower. The cave tour is interesting and the staff are very friendly, just make sure you wrap up warm! The museum is interesting...a bit scary for younger children though, as it is mainly focused around the cannibal part (I won't... More 

1 Thank littlepinkhearts
Dorking, United Kingdom
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433 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many of the shops etc are closed this time of year but most of the things you would want to see or do are available i.e the caves and the scenery. Good weather is helpful especially for the pretty strenuous 3 mile hike around the top of the gorge. Some areas on the national trust side of the gorge were... More 

1 Thank bgtravellers
Colchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled by coach after visiting Wells, the driver Davis started up the highest point and we came down the gorge to the village. This time of the year shops not all open, Had a nice scone tea, before we departed we saw goats high up the gorge.

Thank Peter G
Worcester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancee took me here as part of a birthday weekend. We really enjoyed our time here, the caves are absolutely amazing. Lots to take in and the audio guide really helped. I think we went out of season so enjoyed not queueing! We also did the hell steps and enjoyed the views!

Thank MattMack
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on 29th Jan to Cheddar gorge and caves. If you are staying in Bristol you can go by bus from the city centre. During summer there are more options for group sight seeing. Never the less we higher education a taxi from Bristol city centre which costed £38 to Cheddar gorge. To go in to the caves and... More 

3 Thank Destinationtoexcel
Norwich, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a drive through the Gorge we visited Goughs Cave. We were given audio guides which at the relevant points gave an interesting commentary about not only the cave's history, but its discovery and exploration. Explanations were also given about the reasons for the naming of sections of the rock formations. The walk through the caves is generally easy going... More 

Thank Roland T
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting, with clever lighting and good explanations about the caves. good parking and great walking routes near by

Thank LissieJane125
Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing scenery ... Lots to do and see... Steps to top of cliff and then the observation tower excellent views ... Caves great experience and very interesting Highly recommended

Thank MarkandMazza
Somerset, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A drive through the George will fill you with wonder at how this was formed by nature. Of course for those who have the energy it holds plenty to do , walks, climbing and cycling . The base of the George is heavily populated with Tourist attractions and of course the Caves ( worth a visit ). Cheese making and... More 

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