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Cheddar Gorge

BS27 3QF


+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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* 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


Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

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


  • 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


  • 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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • Alloveritagain
    Trip Type:
    Must visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th May 2017
    Good day out. Plenty of ice cream and tea cakes. Awesome caves. Plenty of souvenirs to buy. The bus wasn't on at our visit but didn't get cheaper tickets. Read full review
  • Lee821974
    Hook, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lots to do and see on a day out.....
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th May 2017
    Went here on our last day in Somerset and so pleased we did. The weather was on our side and was hot and sunny. We booked our tickets online so that saved a few quid which is always a bonus. Picked... Read full review
  • Flintstone89
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Quick walk around area
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th May 2017
    We went for a quick visit to the Cheddar Gorge area - we arrived quite late in the afternoon and didn't want to pay the steep entrance fees if we wern't going to be there all day to warrant the... Read full review

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