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Tel code: 01934 | code search
Postcode: BS27 | code search
Population: 5800
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Food Legends:
Cheddar Cheese
Folk Customs:
Bridgwater Squibbing
Chedzoy Candle Auction
Punkie Night
Wassailing the Tree

Cheddar Events

British BMX National Championship

Big Green Gathering

The Gorge Outdoor Festival
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Galleries Inn
"Myself and my girlfirend arrived there at 2pm in the hopes of smething to eat. When we arrived there was no one in there. Apart from the customer helping himself ..." More

Cheddar Bridge Touring Park
"This is a beautiful place and the campsite matched it surroundings although this did include the local church which rings it bells every 15mins!! We are big fans of the ..." More

Cheddar Bridge Touring Park
"Stayed for two seperate weeks, brilliant site well equiped for everything including local shops.Very helpfull/friendly, ideal place to tour from also easy to get to off motorway. Going back agin this year, ..." More

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""Forget the caves, the best bit is driving up through the gorge itself. Horrible tourist trap though." Maria, Chard, Somerset.

"Cheddar - the very name evokes vast round creamy blocks of the ..." More

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Cheddar is a large village at the foot of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. A steep gorge, Cheddar Gorge, is the largest in England and inks the village to the Mendips. The twisting narrow road that leads up the gorge had to be closed some years ago due to the constant threat of landslips. There are several large and unique Sites of Special Scientific Interest around the village including Cheddar Reservoir and Cheddar Wood. By far the largest is called Cheddar Complex and covers 441.3 hectares (1,090.5 acres) of the gorge, caves and the surrounding area. Cheddar grew up around farming and quarrying or mining. Limestone is still extracted nearby and the village's biggest claim to fame comes from dairy farming. Cheddar cheese, the most popular type of cheese in England and one that is known around the world, was first produced here. There is still one last remaining cheese producer in the village. At The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company you can actually see how the famous local product is made. It's not just cheese that the local farmland produces. The south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills combine well with Somerset's mild climate to produce some of the best strawberries in England.


Arthur Croker & Co
Birnbeck Finance Ltd
Butterworth Jones & Co
T P Lewis & Partners


Cheddar Caves & Gorge


Wassells *book online*


Broadway House Holiday Caravan & Camping Park
Cheddar Bridge Touring Park
Cheddar Touring Caravan & Camping Park
Froglands Farm Caravan & Camping Park


Spring Cottages
The Orchard


Cheddar Dental Practice


Cheddar Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Denbee J
Saxons Estate Agents
West & Thomas

Farmers Market

Cheddar Farmers Market

Holiday Park

Broadway House Holiday Caravan & Camping Park


Cheddar Carboot and Market
Cheddar Country Market
Cheddar Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Galleries Inn
Kings Head Inn
Red Lion
Riverside Inn
White Hart


Franks Restaurant
Galleries Inn
White Hart


Broadway House Holiday Caravan & Camping Park
Featherdown Farm
Spring Cottages


Bartlett Gooding & Weelen


Cars For Stars
Cheddar District Taxis
Cheddar Taxis
G N S Taxis


Axe Valley Veterinary Practice

Sports Clubs

Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club (Sailing)
Cheddar (Amateur Football)
Cheddar Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Cheddar LTC (Tennis)
Gemini Tae Kwon-Do (Martial Arts)
Somerset Freestyle Kickboxing (Martial Arts)


Everglades International Ltd
Cheddar Garden Centre
Animal Antics
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company
The Gorge Outdoors


Bayly M Mark


Black Rock Outdoor Activities(Adventure)
Rock Sport(Climbing)
Southwest Karting(Motor Sports)

Places to Stay near Cheddar

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Spring Cottages (0.37 miles)

Spring Cottages
Three comfortable, single bedroomed, No Smoking cottages with twin or double beds in a converted barn on the sunny south side of the Mendip Hills. Two cottages have en-suite bathrooms (bath and shower) upstairs and ... More | visit website
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Arundel House (0.40 miles)

Arundel House

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Privately owned Regency building in the heart of Cheddar. With a friendly helpful service and a licensed bar lounge where a fire burns during colder periods.
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Wassells (0.48 miles)


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Pleasantly located by the reservoir on the fringe of the village of Cheddar - famous for its gorge, caves, and cheese - all within an ... More

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Oakhouse Hotel (1.78 miles)

Oakhouse Hotel

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The Oakhouse hotel is an 11th century building that sits proudly in the historical market square in the town of Axbridge. Only two miles away from Cheddar Caves the hotel ... More

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Harold's House B&B (1.99 miles)

Set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills, the pretty village of Draycott offers an ideal base for exploring, walking and cycling.

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Compton House (2.10 miles)

Compton House
Compton House is a charming Grade 2 Liisted Georgian House located at the edge of historic Axbridge with great views across the Somerset Levels. Perfect for overnight accommodation, hoilday breaks, private functions and house parties. ... More | visit website
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Penscot Inn (2.49 miles)

Penscot Inn

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The Penscot Inn is a quirky and original Inn set on the village green at Shipham. With twelve individually decorated en suite rooms The Penscot is ideally situated for a ... More

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Premier Inn Bristol Airport (2.66 miles)

Premier Inn Bristol Airport
Within easy reach of the M5 and just 9 miles south of Bristol Airport. For National Rail links, Bristol city centre is 19 miles away. A short drive from this hotel are attractions such as ... More | visit website
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Hillview Farm (3.70 miles)

Hillview Farm

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Hillview Farm Bed & Breakfast is a working farm situated in a peaceful somerset setting which concentrates on rearing pedigree Limousin cattle.We are ideally located at the gateway to the ... More

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The Swan (3.81 miles)

The Swan
Boutique style rooms in a bustling village pub set in the beautiful countryside of the Somerset Levels. The 6 en-suite bedrooms achieve the perfect combination of elegance and comfort, and offer luxurious divan beds, deep ... More | visit website

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