Cheddar Gorge & Caves

BS27 3QF


+44 (0)1934 742343

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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 (12+ years) 30 minutes: £14.95 per person
Caved In (12+ years) 60 minutes: £24.95 per person

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm
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
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - Tours of Gough's Cave in Spanish and Polish
  • Tea / Coffee Shop

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 4+ hours
  • In countryside
  • 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
  • Min group size - 20
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • emmanH7122LO
    Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Stunning views. Cheese, and a Christmas shop
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 29th October 2020
    Although the caves are closed due to COVID-19 this place was wonderful to visit. Beautiful place a We walked up Jacob ladders. Not for the faint hearted but once at the top its worth the view. We... Read full review
  • 572phila
    Chichester, United Kingdom
    Don't pay to walk the Gorge or descend Jacob' Ladder - you can do it for free!
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 31st October 2020
    We were lucky enough to meet a local man who gave us some excellent advice for visiting the gorge so am now passing it on. - Don't pay for car parking - nobody checks as it's privately owned - not... Read full review
  • oban-boy
    London, United Kingdom
    Just as tacky and run down as I remembered.
    2 of 5 stars
    Monday, 2nd November 2020
    Ok, it's out of season and in the middle of a pandemic, so it had the feel of a ghost town. I remember visiting the gorge as a child and being disappointed. Visiting it some 40 years later simply... Read full review

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