Opening Dates & Times

Cheddar Gorge & Caves are open EVERY DAY except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

Easter, May and Whitsun School Holidays: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

July and August:  10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Rest of year:  10.30 am - 5.00 pm

Last admission to the caves, museum and tour bus is 30 minutes before the listed closing time.

During the winter period the Cheddar Gorge Open-Top Bus does not operate. For full running information on the bus please visit our Open-Top Bus page >>

Ticket holders visiting on dates whilst these attractions are closed can come back with their ticket to visit the Open Top Bus Tour on another date at no extra charge. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Be Inspired

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"The Cheddar Caves are awe inspiring, the Crystal Quest is funny and terrifying, the museums are weirder than weird and the cliff-top walk is breathtaking. A great day out for children and adults."

From 'Get out and About' The Daily Telegraph