Cheddar Gorge : Michelin's recommendations
The gorge is 3 km long with a 1:6 gradient in its descent from the Mendips. The cliffs are of limestone, gaunt and grey where the fissured walls and pinnacles rise vertically to 107-122 m. From near the foot of the gorge, Jacob's Ladder a staircase of 274 steps (rest benches), leads up to a panoramic view of the Mendips, Somerset Levels and the Quantocks.
- Address : The Cliffs GB - Cheddar Gorge BS27 3QABS273QACheddar Gorge
- Phone : 01934742810
- Prices : Admittance fees unknown.
Opening hours :
- guided visits (1.30hr). Closed Dec 24-25. Children under 11 are not allowed; equipment provided.