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Cheddar Caves & Gorge

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Address: Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
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These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.

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It was absolutely pouring when we arrived at the Gorge and we quickly decided that we would explore the caves first. We paid for our tickets and parking (one ticket for all the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
aussie_aimes
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove the length of the gorge in the car as the bus service wasn't running. The view is spectacular with the enormous cliffs rising up on either side of the road. We then parked up which costs £5 for all day which is very reasonable. Goughs Cave is where we started and it is breathtaking. You can move at... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was absolutely pouring when we arrived at the Gorge and we quickly decided that we would explore the caves first. We paid for our tickets and parking (one ticket for all the car parks all day) and entered the first cave Coxs Cave to see the Dreamhunter exhibition. An ancient cave melded with cutting edge visual effects and technology.... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The gorge is worth visiting and the drive from the top down to Cheddar is worth doing. We called there for a few hours on our way south. Parking is £5 all day and we did get a £2 reduction as we arrived at 3pm. All the parking up along the gorge itself also has to be paid for at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very informative but also visit to the caves today. This activity would suit any age group plenty for children of all ages.

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Thank Jayne T
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We, a family of six ranging from 7 years to 64 years, spent the day here and we all enjoyed it. It is definitely worth buying the combined ticket in advance and this gives entry to the two caves, as well as Jacobs Ladder, the museum and the bus ride. These are all quite different, the main cave is a... More 

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Aldershot
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ever since a child I've wondered about the gorge and never been. stunning views Village touristy great place to see goats anazing

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbed to the top, only for the fit person I can tell you, the views from the top are amazing, a brilliant day out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used our Tesco Vouchers and really enjoyed our day here. Goughs Cave and the Bus tour were the highlights, but the whole village was interesting and beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey in parts but it is a very standard cave attraction. Nothing overly spectacular but interesting. Lots of local shops and plenty of cheese tasting. Lots of outdoor things to do like caving, climbing, road racing etc.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of money to pay but a good experience. No photography allowed so cannot record your visit but a good reason for saving the bats. Read small print for service personnel discount....well worth it.

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