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Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Originally Cheddar village was home to a Saxon Palace, for the Kings of Wessex, resulting in an attractive and historic, 15th century medival cross and minster church. Nowadays it is more known for it's remarkable twisting limestone gorge (the largest in the country), with the tallest inland, limestone cliffs and the countries, largest undergound river. Fabulous footpath walks, reward you with stunning views over the gorge itself and the mendip hills. Both are classed as Area's of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
On your day out in Cheddar Gorge, there are two caves to explore, with majestic dripping stalactites, an assortment of walks to discover, a museum and a variety of tea rooms and unique, independant gift shops. For the more adventurous, there is Jacobs Ladder with it's 274 steps up, rock climbing, caving, exhibitions and open top bus rides. Don't forget to watch how the famous Cheddar Cheese is made!

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