Cheddar
in Somerset of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.275 and -2.777 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 16' 31" and W -2° 46' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:45 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:11 am and 9:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for United Kingdom in Northern Europe

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to United Kingdom.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning United Kingdom. Last Update: 2022-05-21 08:23:03

Explore Cheddar

Cheddar in Somerset (England) with it's 5,199 inhabitants is a city in United Kingdom about 115 mi (or 186 km) west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Cheddar is now 12:45 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Cheddar, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Bristol International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Burrington, Churchill, Blagdon, Congresbury and Butcombe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 60 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

18°C (64 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 23rd of May 2022

11°C (52 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 24th of May 2022

14°C (58 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Penscot Inn

Address
2,8 mi
Shipham
BS25 1TW Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lyncombe Lodge Hotel

Address
4,1 mi
Lyncomber Drive
BS25 5PQ Bishop Sutton
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:00


Holiday Inn BRISTOL AIRPORT

Address
5,7 mi
A38 Bridgwater Road,Cowslip Green
BS40 5RB Redhill,Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 00:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Meadow Cottage

Address
6,4 mi
Lye Hole Lane, Redhill
BS40 5RN Redhill,Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 17:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Bristol Sidcot (A38)

Address
3,0 mi
BRIDGEWATER ROAD WINSCOMBE, NR. BRISTOL
BS25 1NN City of Bristol
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Cheddar Gorge (cliffs and caves)

Published: April 26, 2011
Length: 23:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mredgar2001

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar show caves, where Britain's oldest complete human...


009 Vanlife Road Trip - Cheddar Gorge, Mendip Hills, Somerset (Shaky low quality footage)

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 35:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sublevel Vanlife

I apologise in advance for the very shaky video, I was't going to share this but what the heck. My DrivePro broke just before my trip so unable to get steady wide angle shots, instead footage...


A Ride Through Cheddar & Cheddar Gorge in Somerset

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 33:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WiltshireByways

Subscribe for the love of motorcycles and the great outdoors: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=wiltshirebyways Please click 'S H O W M O R E' for route info: ↓↓↓↓↓↓...


S1 Buell cruising up Cheddar Gorge Cliff road July 5th 2009

Published: July 05, 2009
Length: 07:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: blackbetty1203

Road trip video from Cheddar Gorge to Bristol road on a 1997 S1 Buell. July 5th 2009. Good sound quality :)


Marauder Tris - Goes up the gorge

Published: June 13, 2014
Length: 03:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TheMarauderTris

FOR MAXIMUM VIEWING PLEASURE... mmmm pleasure... WATCH IN FULL SCREEN HD*** Well here we are, the final part of the trip that I had recorded. I just got ...


Cheddar Gorge Teaser

Published: May 05, 2013
Length: 10:33 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Marthinus Cordier

Just arrived back today from a 2 day Bike Trip to Cheddar Gorge, Somerset. A Group of 6 of us went down to see the Gorge, Along the way there were wrong turns, great roads, beautiful places...


A quick and pointless tour of Cheddar Gorge!!

Published: September 23, 2012
Length: 54:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CocoaChupacabra

Ever wanted to go to Cheddar Gorge? Ever wanted to drive through Cheddar Gorge? Ever got bored while being a passenger in a car driving through Cheddar Gorge...


Cheddar Gorge, United Kingdom

Published: February 09, 2013
Length: 21:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mehelke

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England.


Project and Product Environments: What is the difference and why does it matter

Published: May 05, 2014
Length: 10:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: agileKRC

Do we need Project Managers any more? Do we need the concept of a project any more? Has the move to agile meant that these ideas are no longer relevant in today's world? At KRC we are finding...


Cheddar Gorge X-treme Climbing

Published: July 25, 2014
Length: 00:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ben Maffin

Cheddar Gorge X-treme Climbing.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England. The gorge is the site of the Cheddar show caves, where Britain's oldest complete human skeleton, Cheddar Man, estimated to be over 9,000 years old, was found in 1903. Older remains from the Upper Late Palaeolithic era (12,000–13,000 years ago) have been found. The caves, produced by the activity of an underground river, contain stalactites and stalagmites.

Located at 51.2824, -2.76546 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bat roosts in England, Canyons and gorges of England, Geography of Somerset, Mendip Hills, Visitor attractions in Somerset, National Trust properties in Somerset

Cheddar Reservoir

Cheddar Reservoir is an artificial reservoir in Somerset, England, operated by Bristol Water. Dating from the 1930s it has a capacity of 135 million gallons (614,000 cubic metres). The reservoir is supplied with water taken from the Cheddar Yeo river in Cheddar Gorge. The inlet grate for the 54 inches water pipe that is used to transport the water can be seen immediately upstream from the sensory garden in Cheddar Gorge.

Located at 51.2806, -2.80139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Reservoirs in Somerset, Drinking water reservoirs in England, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Somerset, Sites of Special Scientific Interest notified in 1972, Wetland Sites of Special Scientific Interest

Gough's Cave

Gough's Cave is located in Cheddar Gorge on the Mendip Hills, in Cheddar, Somerset, England. The cave is 90 metres deep and is 2.135 kilometres long, and contains a variety of large chambers and rock formations. It contains the Cheddar Yeo, the largest underground river system in Britain.

Located at 51.2814, -2.76417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Caves of the Mendip Hills, Limestone caves, Show caves in the United Kingdom

Cox's Cave

Cox's Cave is in Cheddar Gorge on the Mendip Hills, in Somerset, England. It is open to the public as a show cave. The cave is named after mill owner George Cox who discovered it in 1837, while quarrying limestone for a new building. Cox immediately opened it as a show cave and ran it as a private enterprise until landowner, Thomas Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath, took it over at the beginning of the 20th century. The cave consists of seven small grottoes, joined by low archways.

Located at 51.2817, -2.7688 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Caves of the Mendip Hills, Show caves in the United Kingdom, Limestone caves

Batts Combe quarry

Batts Combe quarry, grid reference ST460550 is a limestone quarry on the edge of Cheddar village on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England. It has been operating since the early 20th century and is currently owned and operated by Singleton Birch Ltd. The output in 2005 was around 4,000 tonnes of limestone per day, one third of which was supplied to an on-site lime kiln, the remainder being sold as coated or dusted aggregates.

Located at 51.2916, -2.77579 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quarries in the Mendip Hills

Draycott railway station (Somerset)

For the station in Derbyshire, see Draycott and Breaston railway station. Draycott railway station was a station on the Bristol and Exeter Railway's Cheddar Valley line in Draycott, Somerset. The station was opened with the extension of the broad gauge line from Cheddar to Wells in April 1870, converted to standard gauge in the mid-1870s and then linked up to the East Somerset Railway to provide through services from Yatton to Witham in 1878.

Located at 51.2528, -2.75466 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Somerset, Railway stations opened in 1870, Railway stations closed in 1963, Beeching closures in England

Cheddar Ales

Cheddar Ales is a small independent brewery located in the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England, which produces a range of regular and seasonal beers. Its owner and head brewer, Jem Ham, previously worked 15 years at Butcombe Brewery in nearby Wrington.

Located at 51.2671, -2.76891 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies based in Somerset, Beer and breweries in England, Companies established in 2006

Mendips Raceway

Mendips Raceway is a motorsport venue in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. It is located on the rim of Batts Combe quarry between Shipham and Charterhouse. The oval shaped circuit is used for racing hot rods, stock cars, Hotstox, bangers and demolition events. The circuit, which was opened in 1969, features an oval and a figure of eight layout.

Located at 51.2976, -2.7706 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mendip Hills, Motorsport venues in England, Sport in Somerset


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