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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
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These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“open top bus” (153 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

A wonderful experiance with audio hand held listening device giving a comprehensive talk all the way.

Thank PetethePaint0162
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Although we knew the cost of visiting cheddar gorge we really wanted to re visit the caves and the attractions having taking our children there when they were much younger. We bought our tickets from the tourist information in Glastonbury and saved about £5 a...More

Thank ali556
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Took my family there last week whilst we were on holiday in the area. The caves are amazing and the whole area outstanding. Just be warned they want to charge you for everything, including £5 just to park your car and thats before you actually...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Parking is £5 a day which is inescapable unless you're with a tour group. We were greeted by a very helpful lady at the ticket office who explained where we could and couldn't go with a buggy. The tour starts with a short coach ride...More

Thank ButcherSaurus
Reviewed September 9, 2016

I Always wanted to visit the Cheddar Gorge, upon arrival we purchased a bus tour which included some caves tours & a tour of the Gorge, the Gorge tour left us wanting, only just went into the Gorge before the bus turned around to return...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The gorge is stunning and Goughs cave is amazing. I wish they'd kept the Crystal Quest because that was hilariously surreal.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed September 9, 2016

positives: wonderful scenery and the drive in to the gorge is truly stunning. Has a unique prehistoric feel everywhere. Caves are astonishing wonders of natural awe! good value for money. bus ride is also interesting. book tickets at the bath tourist centre as they are...More

Thank ozzie504
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The place was fine, nothing special. It wasnt like the one advertised on magazines or papers. They charge almost £20 per person for a 15 min tour in the cave, but included on the ticket , is a 10 mins bus ride and the short...More

Thank mybea25
Reviewed September 9, 2016

I love Cheddar Gorge, the caves are fantastic (known for their horseband the walks up along the Gorge cliffs have breathtaking views, both on the left and right cliff sides, but the Gorge itself has sadly lost lots of its charm due to shops/tea rooms...More

Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This place is stunning. The scenery you see at the bottom of the gorge and the top on the walking trail is breathtaking. If you are able, go on the walking trail which is accessible from the top of the long stairs. At the top...More

Thank Danny3006
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matt a
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Michelle K | Reviewed this property |
National Trust membership doesn't cover the caves or unfortunately the parking! The best deal is to use Tesco vouchers if you either shop or buy fuel there.
Andrew W
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes Andrew, it is possible, although I would thoroughly recommend driving, we hired a car. It is such a beautiful area between Bath & Wells and Wells & Cheddar Gorge. The Mendip Hills are very scenic. Public transport... More
Christine H
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take dogs into the caves