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Cheddar Gorge and Children

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Cheddar Gorge and Children

Hello all. My family and I will be visiting from Canada in late August. We are thinking of making a stop at Cheddar Gorge to look at the caves. I am wondering if this would be a good trip for children aged 2 and 4, or if it would be too scary or arduous for them. Thoughts?

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I think the children would probably find it boring more than anything.

It isn't very strenuous, it's quite easy walking.

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Hi ddleffers,

While the drive through the gorge is great the caves are not that exciting.

With a 2 and 4 year old why not try Wookey Hole Caves which is not that far from Chedder.I think you will find more to do there than Chedder.

Be warned though that both Chedder and Wookey caves can be a little scary in places


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Hi there

Bear in mind though that Cheddar isn't just the Gorge - there are plenty of shops, pubs, restaurants and stuff for kids to do.

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Like others I'd suggest your kids are a bit young to consider this one any sort of treat

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A little young to appreciate the beauty of the caves. There is something called the Crystal Quest aimed at older children plus the museum where you can see Cheddar Man. Older kids would have fun running up Jacobs Ladder all 274 steps to the look out tower but 2 and 4 year olds would need a very tight hand!

Maybe a trip to Longleat? Safari Park, maze, children's adventure playground, pets corner, hippo lake/gorilla island, model train might be better?

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