Cheddar Gorge and Caves - Dog Friendly Attraction in Cheddar, Somerset

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Cheddar Gorge And Caves
The Cliffs
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  • A great day out for dogs and dog lovers
  • Fun for all the family
  • 6 great attractions
  • Discover millions of years in the making
  • 400ft deep and 3 miles long
  • Spectacular pinnacles and beautiful cave

Cheddar Gorge and Caves
Explore Britain's biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous beauty spot is a National Nature Reserve, reveals many fascinating stories of our prehistoric ancestors, and is an international centre for caving and rock climbing.

A great day out for families, dogs and dog lovers, nature and history lovers, and outdoor adventurers.

Cheddar Gorge & Caves Explorer
Discover millions of years in the making

Calling all explorers! At 400ft deep and 3 miles long, this is England’s largest gorge and with its spectacular pinnacles and beautiful caves, it’s just waiting to be discovered!

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Adventure Activities
Rocksport and Escape Rooms at Cheddar

This is your ticket to adventure! Set against the stunning backdrop of one of Britain’s most iconic landmarks, we’ll have you climbing up rock faces and exploring hidden, underground caverns in no time.

Plus there's a chance to experience our Escape Rooms, designed for teams of 2 - 6 people to find their way out of a series of puzzling encounters.

Be bold. Be brave. You’re an explorer now.

Eating & drinking
There’s so much to see and do at Cheddar Gorge and Caves, you’re definitely going to need to take a break, catch your breath and refuel.
Costa Coffee

Make sure you stop off for a light lunch or delicious snack at our Costa Coffee. You can sit back, relax and just take in the beauty of your surroundings, we may be biased but we think this is the most perfectly placed Costa in the UK. Every cup of Costa Coffee is handmade by highly trained baristas.

Shopping & Souvenirs
With over 30 independent shops selling all kinds of gifts and treats, Cheddar is a great place to shop and spoil yourself a little. Sample and stock up on all kinds of exciting local produce, including the world famous Cheddar Cheese, ciders, beers, organic fruit and veg and, of course, lots of delicious clotted-cream ice cream.

There are also lots of great places for you to pick up a souvenir or memento of your Cheddar visit. Look no further if you’re after toys, models, rocks and fossil, leather and sheepskins or adorable cuddly toys. The list goes on and on! There’s even an enchanting festive shop that sells Christmas decorations all year round.

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“You can even play adventure golf. Dogs are welcome in there also. Unfortunately all the caves were shut due to covid 19 restrictions so we couldn't experience them. ”

- Michelle

“Cheddar is amazing and very worth a visit. We took our dog Sprocket who loved it as much as we did. People are friendly and Sprock was welcomed too. Can't wait to go back ”

- George Taylor

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