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Cheddar Gorge & Caves

BS27 3QF


+44 (0)1934 742343

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Cheddar Gorge

Guide Prices

Adult £19.95
Child £14.95
Under 5s Free

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open daily from 1st January to 30th December 2018
25th July to 31st August 10am – 5:30 pm last entry to all attractions 5pm, all other days 10am - 5pm last entry to all attractions 4:30pm.
Open every day except Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s 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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Graham P
    Trip Type:
    Gorge Drive
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 17th January 2018
    Beautiful place. You get a good appreciation of the area by driving down the gorge. Gets very tight at one point with single lane road. Didn’t have time to go into the caves but it would have been a... Read full review
  • Ryan S
    Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Seems a bit of a rip off...
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th January 2018
    Came here as we were staying in the area. I can’t help but think £42 for 2 adults is rather excessive! You are charged for every attraction, even if you just want to go inside the caves, which... Read full review
  • cwale88
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Really good
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th January 2018
    Very cool place. Caves amazing. Great history. Cheese is brilliant and all the team helpful. Prices can be seen as high but remember how old the site is and just enjoy it. Long walks are peaceful... Read full review

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