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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 All Year
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


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:

  • elizabeth w
    Newcastle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very Interesting but expensive
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd July 2016
    This was interesting and we learned quite a lot. I liked the idea of the phone type information at each stage. The second one we went into was a bit scary as it was tight and we had to bend over as... Read full review
  • Trisha-Munchkin
    Northampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd July 2016
    The gorge- wow! The caves- wow! Is it worth a visit at the prices they charge? You'd be mad not to visit! I'm going to comment on the prices first as i've noticed a lot of negativity in reviews about... Read full review
  • Matt S
    Trip Type:
    Well overpriced, but still interesting
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd July 2016
    I was shocked when I saw the price on the entrance (£20 each). The ticket covers a few different things, but we only wanted to see the caves. Sadly, there was no option for this. The caves were... Read full review

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