Cheddar village, Somerset, UK

Welcome to the updated and slimmed-down Cheddar Village web site, providing summaries and signposts for local information, for residents and visitors.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHEDDAR CAVES (INCLUDING COSTA COFFEE) ARE CLOSED FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE from 1st November 2020. The entrance to Jacob’s Ladder is being left open. More details at

CHEDDAR GORGE and the walks around it are OPEN – visit Cheddar Walking for more information on walking routes from and around the village. 

Village traders (including the Cheddar Cheese Company) are also now open and would love to have your custom. There is a wide range of gift shops, pubs and restaurants who would be grateful for your support. We hope to see you in Cheddar very soon!

PLEASE KEEP CHEDDAR TIDY. “If the bin is full, please take your litter home”.

Don’t forget there is a Facebook page for this site too, at – and also a Nextdoor page – where you can share local news, support sources, recommendations and so on.