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Cheddar Caves & Gorge
Cheddar
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The biggest, most dramatic gorge in Britain with cliffs rising to 450ft, and two beautiful stalactite cavern. The 3 mile long gorge, created by successive Ice Age meltwaters, was first occupied by our ancestors (Homo britannicus) 40,000 years ago. Today its a famous beauty spot, a premier site of British prehistory, a national Nature Reserve and an international centre for caving and rock climbing.

Your Caves & Gorge Explorer ticket gives you first hand experience of this exciting world of nature, culture and adventure with admission to all our attractions, including Gough's Cave, Cox's Cave & the Crystal Quest, our Cheddar Man Museum of prehistory , the Gorge Tour by open-top bus, Jacob's Ladder & the Lookout Tower. It's a full day out. But if you can't do everything in the time, you can come back another day, because any part of your ticket remains valid for 10 years!

RockSport Adventure Activities of Caving and Rock Climbing are available. Sessions last 1 1/2 hours with all equipment provided and instruction by experienced RockSport leaders. A.A.L.A. registered. Take up the Challenge!

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Nearest Train Station: Weston-super-Mare
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Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: All Year, daily 10 - 5
July - Aug, 10 - 5.30
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: 17.80
Children: 11.50 (5-15 yrs)
Family: 48.00
RockSport (Caving or Climbing) 19.00 per person
Catering: Costa Coffee

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