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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
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US$70.20*
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Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge Day Trip from London
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These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jacobs ladder” (399 reviews)
“lookout tower” (159 reviews)
“goughs cave” (155 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
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+44 1934 742343
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

We went to Cheddar whilst staying in the area. Purchased our tickets through Tesco Clubcard - follow the emailed instructions, book 24 hours in advance and save some money. Gough's Cave is great - we went in and were evacuated quickly as the lights went...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This was a return to Cheddar Gorge after over 10 years and it was wonderful to see that little had changed and many of the local businesses were still thriving. It was £5 to park all day and this allows you to use the car...More

2  Thank gebs14
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

Only visited one cave. Very expensive to visit all the attractions. If you are oap you can get reduced price but only to visit one cave - but you do get a 'free' Costa coffee and cake when you exit. Enjoyed the cave experience but...More

Thank Wills934
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

It is discovered by Richard Gough hence it is called as Gough's cave. Indeed a place to visit when in Somerset. Lot many things to explore in and out the caves. Dream hunters is second best to see. Where you can find how they used...More

Thank Irfan P
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

So to all the reviewers who have said about the price in regards to the bus tour not operating, we went yesterday and it was £35 for the 2 of us, so they must of reduced it now! Everyone's moaning paid off! 👍🏻 anyways the...More

Thank katybunton
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant day out in the Cheddar Caves & Gorge. Fantastic views and very interesting commentary during the walk through! Highly recommended for all ages.

Thank simeonwhitaker
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Plenty of gift shops offering free tasters of cider & cheese, loads of places to eat,loads of parking in & around. Make sure you go to Cheddar Gorge & not Cheddar village as thats a waste of space! Gouffs Cave was excellent with a multimedia...More

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

The scenery of the gorge is amazing the climb to the top and walks along the gorge is well worth the effort of climbing the 274 steps the caves especially Goughs cave are amazing. The only problem was that you have to purchase a ticket...More

1  Thank kerridge1952
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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Gough's Cave is stunning, superb audio guide with lots of information given. Worth the admission money in it's own right

Thank blackridge2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

To start with it was £5 to park the car, then it was another £40 for 2 adults (No concessions for over 60s) The bus wasn't running even though it had been advertised. We were unable to walk the cliff top walk due to walking...More

Thank Elizabeth G
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lisahartrey
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Death_Eater | Reviewed this property |
We were exactly the same, 7 year old doing her own thing with the kids audio tour, and our one year old in a carrier. There is no tight places along the route. I would how ever avoid the cheddar man cave show - not the best... More
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katenorbreck
April 22, 2018|
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Response from NiceGirlno1 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not i am afraid! very hilly and rocky in some places.
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Roly S
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Jez G | Reviewed this property |
Yes and No. You don't need to buy in advance as they sell the tickets in Cheddar. About £20 for an adult and £15 for a child BUT if you buy them on line you save 15%. That is a saving of about £3 on an adult ticket and £2 on... More
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