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Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar
Somerset
BS27 3QF

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+44 (0)1934 742343

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Cheddar Gorge

Guide Prices

Senior Citizens Special - Gough's Cave & a Cream Tea in Costa - £11.50
Adult - Longleat & Cheddar Combo - £43.50
Child (5-14 yrs) - Longleat & Cheddar Combo - £31.00
Child (3-4 yrs) - Longleat & Cheddar Combo - £22.95
Senior - Longleat & Cheddar Combo Ticket - £37.00

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)

* July to August 10:00 am - 5.30 pm last entry to each attraction 5.00pm September to June 10:30 am - 5.00 pm last entry to each attraction 4.30pm Open every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location - On the edge of Cheddar Village

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Cheddar Man Museum, Shop and Cafe.
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Limited
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - In the Museum and to the Shop and Cafe
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • Parking (charge) - February Half-term to October Half-term
  • Parking (free) - November to mid-February

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 4+ hours
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential - For School & Group visits and Adventure Caving & Rock climbing sessions
  • Min group size - 20
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages - Audio Guides commentary in Gough's cave in French and German
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - Tours of Gough's Cave in Spanish and Polish
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - Including wheelchair accessible

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Stone Age Survival Skills - including flint-knapping & fire-making by re-enactors dressed in deerskins.
  • Educational Visits Accepted - School Rooms available for lectures and picnics
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Guided Tours of Gough's Cave

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Using SAT-NAV key in BS27 3QF From London, the North, South West and Wales, Join M5 - exit J22. Then take A38 north for 7 miles following brown tourist signs. From the South East, follow A303 and then A361 to Shepton Mallet. Then follow the A371 to Cheddar. From Bath, take the A39 towards Wells, and turn off onto the B3135 down through the Gorge. Cheddar Gorge lies north east of cheddar village astride the B3135.

Public Transport Directions

Mainline trains direct from London (Paddington), Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Carlisle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham (New Street), Cardiff, Plymouth, Exeter, Portsmouth & Southampton to Bristol (Temple Meads) then change for local train to Weston-super-Mare Railway Station, then take the FIRST Bus 126 (Sundays 826) to Cheddar. FIRST Bus 126 Weston-super-Mare to Axbridge, Cheddar, Wells and return Mon to Sat - every hour (Sun 826 - every 2 hours). FIRST Buses674 Bristol to Cheddar (Sunday only)FIRST Bus 668 Street to Wedmore, Cheddar, Shipham and return. Mon to Sat – every 2 hours

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    908
  • Very Good
    735
  • Average
    322
  • Poor
    133
  • Terrible
    82

Recent Reviews:

  • susanellis2016
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Too touristy
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th September 2016
    The coach drive into the gorge was spectacular but once in the actual village it is far too touristy. Shops selling nothing but the usual souvenir tat. We did enjoy seeing the mountain goats which... Read full review
  • emilymad27
    Guildford
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely half day
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd September 2016
    There are a range of different things to do in the gorge which I rate all very highly. I used tesco vouchers to cover the cost - a very straight forward process. Brilliant 3 mile walk with great... Read full review
  • KERRYN T
    Wangaratta, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Take the open top bus tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd September 2016
    Luckily we visited on a fine day so we could appreciate the commentary and scenery. The audio tour of Gough's cave was well done. The cave lighting is subtle but directed enough to highlight the... Read full review

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