Cheddar offers excellent local activities complemented by various ones in the surrounding area.



Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Broadway House

Adventure Trails: 

Broadway House

Archery and Rifle Shooting:

Broadway House


Courts available for hire at local Sports Complex.

Bird Watching:

Cheddar Reservoir is also good for wildfowl, waders, ducks and seabirds.


Broadway House


Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Broadway House

Axbridge Caving Group

Mendip Caving Group

Cheese Making The Cheddar Cheese Co

Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Broadway House

Crazy Golf

Cheddar Crazy Golf, Queens Row, The Gorge.


Course fishing Cheddar Reservoir, permits Tel. . 

Mendip Safari:

Broadway House

Mountain Biking:

Broadway House


Cheddar Caves & Gorge


Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Sweet Makers

Cheddar Sweet Kitchen

Swimming Pools Kings of Wessex Swimming Pool Cheddar.

Cheddar Area

Birdwatching The Somerset Levels reserves such as Catcott Lows are ideal spotting duck, lapwing and many more.
Bowls  Local bowling clubs at Winscombe, Wedmore and Wookey Hole.
Bristol Zoo Check out this city zoo
Carnivals World famous spectacles, and one of the largest free shows in the country, start at the beginning of November, Accommodation and camping available
Caving Caving clubs based on Mendip: Bristol Exploration Club, The Belfry, Priddy, near Wells. Mendip Caving Club, Stirrup Cup Garage, Charterhouse. Enquiries may be made at Club H.Q.'s which are generally occupied at weekends
Children's Activities: Monkies Indoor Centre, Fun Factory Weston-super-Mare,

Local 'Scrumpy' available direct from many farms in area :-

Wilkins Cider Farm
Somerset Distillery

Perry's Cider Mills
Sheppy's Cider Farm Centre

Cinemas Cribbs Causeway, Wells and Weston-super-Mare
Cricket County grounds at Taunton, Weston-super-Mare and Bristol. 
Ebbor Gorge Near Wells, well worth a walk
Fishing Trout fishing available at nearby Blagdon and Chew Valley Lakes. Day passes available from Woodford Lodge, Chew Stoke. Sea fishing all along Bristol Channel coast. 
Gliding Mendip Gliding Club based at Draycott. Secretary:RB. Hogarth, Chairman, Yatton
Golf Courses Worlebury - Tel. W-s-M 23214, Wells - Tel. Wells 72868. Mendip - Oakhill 840570. Wedmore -
Horse Racing Courses at Exeter, Chepstow and Bath. Local point to point races Feb-June.
Horse Riding Several riding schools in the area. 
Ice Skating Bristol.
Markets W.I. on Tuesday mornings also Ws.M. Sundays and Wells Wednesdays.
Mountain Biking Cheddar is the venue for the annual Cheddar Challenge mountain biking event, and there is a wide variety of cycle routes throughout the surrounding area.
Museums  Cheddar Gorge, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, S.S. Great Britain Bristol and many more. 
Picnic Spots: Surrounded by large areas of scenic beauty. Mendip Hills and the flat lands of Sedgemoor, offering many ideal picnic spots

Chew Valley Lake

Peat Moor Centres

East Somerset Railway

West Somerset Railway

Sailing Small boats can be launched from parts of beach at Weston-super-Mare and Burnham.

Clarks Factory Outlet


Shows Many local Flower Shows, Agricultural Shows, Fetes and Harvest Homes during summer months. Largest is Royal Bath and West Show at end of May and early June. 
Ski Centre Dry ski slope nearby at Churchill, open 10.00am to 10.00pm. . 
Sports Clubs Cricket, Rugby and Football Clubs welcome spectators.
Wookey Hole A local spectacular cave complex and museum

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