The Cheddar Gorge Rural Village (England) Reviews
Newest Review: ... are the result of the various minerals in the rocks. The caves are a surprisingly good place to visit in really hot or really cold weather because the temperature is very constant deep underground -so no matter which temperature extreme you've left outside; in the caves it's always a comfortable unchanging temperature. (The caves are usually open all year round -so feel free to visit out of season). The only artificial addition to the caves (bar the essential walkways, hand rails and electric lighting) are pools of water that are added where beautiful stalactite/mite formations are difficult to view directly... But thanks to the little ... more
Customer The Cheddar Gorge Rural Village (England) Reviews (3)
by - written on 13/07/09, updated on 11/10/10 (Very useful, 156 readings)
My review of The Cheddar Gorge Rural Village. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Introduction ~~~~~~~~ Nestled among the Mendip Hills in North Somerset is the Cheddar Gorge Village, with it's spectacular cliffs, extensive cave system and the tourist shops that have grown up along the one main street that runs from Tweentown uphill past the cave entrances and finally up into the Gorge itself... But I'd like to concentrate my review on the top part of the village; the caves and museum. My Opinion/ Features ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I know Cheddar very well and have been visiting since I was a kid; what first drew me there ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/06/08 (75 readings)
Would they hang a neon sign on top of Ayers Rock, a floating McDonalds at Niagara falls, or put a hot dog stall at the Taj Mahal. No I am sure they would not. The question is if you have something of natural beauty how do you encourage people to visit with allowing commercial exploitation to ruin it. It si a question that the good people responsible for the Cheddar Gorge perhaps need to address again. There are 2 sides to the Cheddar gorge experience. On one hand the views and the caves provide a great spectacle, alas on the other hand it is as tacky as newly dropped chewing gum. When we visited we went in Cox's cave which is one of the smaller ones. It ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/01/02, updated on 15/01/02 (Very useful, 1489 readings)
The rural village is a wonderful place to visit, situated at the Cheddar Gorge in Somerset and has a whole collection of traditional crafts and skills on display here. The village brings together a whole number of the traditional crafts of skills of Somerset and allows you to try and sample many of the products. In the village you can see or try: Cheese making. Cider tasting. Candle making. Fudge kitchen. Cider jar making. Lace making. Pottery. Art Studio. Restaurant. Admission to the village is £1.50 for adults and £1 for children. The centre is open seven days a week from late March until the end of October. ... Read the complete review
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