We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (2,336)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jacobs ladder”(432 reviews)
“goughs cave”(166 reviews)
“crystal quest”(126 reviews)
These caves provided shelter for man more than 40,000 years ago.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Cheddar BS27 3QF, England
+44 1934 742343
Reviews (3,160)
Filter reviews
3,096 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews jacobs ladder goughs cave crystal quest open top bus lookout tower costa coffee main cave audio guide natural beauty cheese shop bus tour cox cave ticket price rock climbing cheddar caves day ticket shops and cafes
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 3,096 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cliff top walk was really good, a little challenging in some places but made it fun! And the views were amazing. However, I wouldn’t pay to go in the caves again plus I think it was quite pricey for what it was. I would...More

Thank gogetter93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and two kids (15, 12) did the adventure caving experience. It was a well led session which they really enjoyed. Worth the money. Meanwhile I visited the cave with our dog, it was good and took about 40 mins for gough cave and...More

Thank Ruthjo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice day out with the wife and the dog. Wouldn’t consider paying for any of the attractions. God gave us this for free. Save your money to buy more cheese.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose to go here because the weather wasn't fantastic and thought it would be an interesting place to go and be out of the rain. There were two different caves to explore with impressive sights in both. Upon entrance to the main cave a...More

Thank Clarkleballs
Reviewed 6 days ago

Last visited Cheddar around 8 years ago. Nothing much has changed, but the caves and gorge are still impressive. As it was out of season it was exceptionally quiet. We visited the dreamcatcher cave which must have recently opened and we were the only ones...More

Thank kir2
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here on my sons birthday before going on to Bristol.We bought the multi ticket which means we can visit again any time in the year, although the ticket is quite expensive it offers several interesting things to do.The caves were fascinating and well...More

Thank mickhanbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s quite a lot of money to get into the caves, but they are nice to look round. There’s also a small museum, a film show and another cave with some weird arty narration, which I hated, but some of our party enjoyed. The gorge...More

Thank traceyhopson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really is expensive day out for what you get. Parts of this attraction are very dated and do need updating to bring the attraction up to date. The caves are fantastic and the journey underground with the audio tour is good. but after over a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent organized cave, trip, you have head phones which give you a running commentary of sights in the cave which is better than guide as you can go at your own pace .,some of the formations I have seen the cave is spacious and suitable...More

Thank outanaboutFylde
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a place, heard loads about it but nothing prepared me for what is an awesome spot both in and around the caves. So much to do and see make sure you give yourselves plenty of time. If you can bring a picnic as the...More

Thank Matthew P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Reservoir View Motel
56 reviews
2.74 km away
Penscot Inn
107 reviews
4.24 km away
Premier Inn Bristol Sidcot (A38) Hotel
679 reviews
4.85 km away
Lyncombe Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
323 reviews
6.25 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 48 nearby restaurants
Ice Dreams
263 reviews
.48 km away
Lao Thai Restaurant
263 reviews
.49 km away
281 reviews
.54 km away
Lion Rock Tea Rooms
834 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 25 nearby attractions
Cheddar Crazy Golf
197 reviews
.23 km away
Cheddar Gorge
64 reviews
.10 km away
Cheddar Parish
199 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Rashid K
14 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from gabbagabbaheyhey | Reviewed this property |
Not if you start your walk at The Lions Head Rock and finish at the top of Jacob's Ladder
Judy B
15 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from sheron h | Reviewed this property |
yes they are
8 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from 1sttimereviewer_rb | Reviewed this property |
If it is dry trainers are fine. However, if there has been rain recently, the gorge walk along the top can get very muddy and slippy in places, particularly on the steep drops down towards the end of the walk. If you have... More