Cheddar Gorge & Caves

BS27 3QF


+44 (0)1934 742343

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Cheddar Gorge

Guide Prices

Adult Day Ticket: £19.95
Child Day Ticket: £14.95

Day Tickets include entry to all attractions: Gough’s Cave with audio guide tour, Dreamhunters at Cox’s Cave, Museum of Prehistory, Beyond the View: a cinematic journey through the gorge, Jacob’s Ladder, Lookout Tower and the Cliff-top Walk.

Rock Climbing or Adventure Caving or Black Cat Free Fall:
Single Adult (16 years+) £24.95
Single Child (8 – 15 years) £18.70
Exclusive Group – Adults & Children (up to 10 people) £154
Exclusive Group – Adults (up to 10 people) £187

Junior Caving:
Single Adult (16 years+) £18.70
Single Child (8 – 15 years) £18.70
Exclusive Group – Adults & Children (up to 10 people) £154.00

Escape Rooms:
The Vault (8+ years) 30 minutes: £14.95 per person
Caved In (8+ years) 60 minutes: £24.95 per person

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open all year except Christmas Day



  • 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

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

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

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 4+ hours
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Min group size - 20
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location - On the edge of Cheddar Village

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential - For School & Group visits and Adventure Caving & Rock climbing sessions
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

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

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Kayleigh6911
    Trip Type:
    Fab day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th January 2019
    Richard was very helpful. Me and my family are on holiday and he explained all of what we can do at cheddar Gorge and gave us some ideas of other things we can do while we was away. Cheddar Gorge was... Read full review
  • g0kds
    Trip Type:
    a day to remember
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th January 2019
    An amazing place with a myriad of diversities Do you like cheese or Cider, adventure, stark beauty? Then Cheddar and Goughs Cave is for you. Young or old with or without kids it will be a day to... Read full review
  • nomadbackwards
    Woking, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Very disappointed
    2 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th January 2019
    The gorge itself is very beautiful, but that’s the only good thing I really have to say about our visit. Since I last visited many years ago, a lot seems to have changed. Gough’s Cave seems to have... Read full review

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