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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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We couldn't decide between Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole,decided on this one in the end. Once you get past the opening take-away restaurants which is a bit odd,you end up in a... read more

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Llansantffraid Glan Conwy, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

excellent attraction, go to the cheddar cheese factory this is interesting and informative, only down side... went to cider shop, young girl just playing on her phone, no communication whatsever feel sorry for the owner as you missed a large sale here as i wanted to buy a lot of cider for an upcoming party !!

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Thank ian G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would not recommend this place for anyone who has a dislike for enclosed spaces. Goughs Cave starts off as being quite bright, open and large but soon descends into a much darker and enclosing space. The air is damp and the temperature drops to 11degrees, so if you do feel the need to visit the cave take a cardigan... More 

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Thank silverbell1951
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We couldn't decide between Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole,decided on this one in the end. Once you get past the opening take-away restaurants which is a bit odd,you end up in a very old fashioned village. I think £20 for an adults ticket is a bit pricey. The main cave (Goughs) is beautiful,the other smaller cave not as impressive. We... More 

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Thank Wookie_win
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views. We didn't really plan much in advance we only managed tow all around it. I would say come here on a warm not too sunny day. It was raining and the paths were a bit too slippery. Next time we will come much more prepared and actually have a hike all the way to the top. But even... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect from the Cheddar Gorge so we booked online before we got there. I wish we hadn't as we were under the impression that you had to pay to see the Gorge but you don't. You pay to see the caves and the open top bus ride and museum. Your probably better going for the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well laid out - lots of information. It was pretty busy when we visited, I'd recommend a less busy time to make the most of the caves. Its quite expensive as you buy a ticket for several attractions, bus tour, museum, we were tight on time so only did the caves but the ticket is valid for 10 years.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I knew we were driving back home to Plymouth from Wiltshire on the Monday and decided to book online a day at Cheddar for my wife's birthday. I'd already read reviews so knew the score and about the parking. £5 for the day is good considering how long you can spend there. The good thing is that you can do... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found the whole experience overpriced. The ticket was £19.95 per adult, this included open bus trip through the gorge (one way). Entrance to the main Gough cave and Cox's cave. The Museum of Pre-history, Jacob's Ladder and the Look Out Tower. Found the caves a little unimpressive compared to other's visited. The light show story in Cox's was boring to... More 

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Doncaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the gorge and caves whilst staying on holiday in Cheddar. Bought the tickets as part of a combo with Longleat tickets. Yes they are quite expensive, however, anything that doesn't get done in the day, can be done on further days. The caves were good, as was the bus tour. We scaled Jacobs ladder and enjoyed the new museum.

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Thank DoncasterSarah
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd never been here before and assumed the payment was for the caves, Jacobs ladder and the gorge walk. Ridiculously over priced for what you see in the caves, save your money and just do Jacobs Ladder and the walk which are free. Lots of places to eat but lovely to take a picnic. £5 parking charge for the day.... More 

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