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.
  • The museum of pre-history will be closed between 25th July - 3rd August whilst we make improvements and new additions to the attraction.  During this period we will be running extra activities to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology including: hunter gather demonstrations on Stone Age survival, such as, fire lighting and flint knapping. - Please check with our team for more information on arrival.
  • 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.

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"We loved our day so much, the students insisted we post you a review! Special thanks to Roy, who gave us such a lovely warm welcome. We enjoyed the friendly and informative talk on the bus tour given by Eszter, and Samantha was brilliant in Gough’s Cave."

East Surrey College