Travel Blogs from Cheddar, United Kingdom

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Cheddar Gorge Challenge, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar Gorge Challenge

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... places.  The views from the top, however, were well worth the effort. We had a gentle meander around the town of Cheddar and, of course, bought some cheese. While parking our car before we headed for our walk of the gorge, the parking attendant ...

Much to do in a day!, Cheddar, UK, United Kingdom travel blog

Much to do in a day!

A travel blog entry by kathy.marten

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... hard to leave - but eventually we did and we headed northwest to visit the home of one of our ancestors from 400 years ago!!! Cheddar Man was discovered in the caves of Cheddar Gorge - his bones are currently in the London Natural History Museum - not on ...

'Gorge' yourself Cheddar Cheese and Pickles, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

'Gorge' yourself Cheddar Cheese and Pickles

A travel blog entry by browe

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... ; very windy, and head on, periodically reminded me that I needed to keep waterproof ready at hand. Down into a quietish Cheddar and set-up camp. Cooked spaghetti cheesy tomtoes, asparagus mushrooms and bought apple and apricot pie from local bakery. ...

Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... on our way home today, so that's what we did. We left straight after breakfast and made our way up the motorway to Cheddar -stopping several times on the way for various things, so we arrive late morning. First we wander around and find the crazy golf ...

mmmm.... Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

mmmm.... Cheddar

A travel blog entry by mollyandmikeuk

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...  to buy the some applewood smoked cheddar and "medium" cheddar instead.  Good stuff.  It's no wonder that cheddar is England's favorite cheese.  The real thing is so much better than our American versions.  ...

Wells, Stonehengeand lunch at Shepton Mallet, Cheddar England, United Kingdom travel blog

Wells, Stonehengeand lunch at Shepton Mallet

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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Another fantastic day. Drove to Wells in the county of Somerset. Once again the garmin found a parking area for us so parked Charley Helios for a few hours and started walking. Wells is the smallest  city in England and is surrounded by stunning ...

Fairleigh Castle, Caen Hill Locks, Avebury, Cheddar England, United Kingdom travel blog

Fairleigh Castle, Caen Hill Locks, Avebury

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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Another big day today. On the road again by 9am, first stop Fairleigh Castle. did not know about this but came across it on our way to Stradford on Avon and decided to have a look. It is set in the valeey on the border of Somerset and Wiltshire. the ...

Another day another location, Cheddar England, United Kingdom travel blog

Another day another location

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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... Thursday and visit some of its landmarks and also because it looks a interesting place to walk through. Decided to carry on to Cheddar where we booked a sight for 3 nights. A interesting drive and what awaited us was the most beautiful gorge. It wonders ...

Day 9 - Cheddar Gorge, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 9 - Cheddar Gorge

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... . She even threw in a couple of duel carriageways by way of an apology for nearly making me cry. Right then. Cheddar Gorge. It's absolutely stunning here. Unfortunately, it's been wrapped up and packaged so that it's mostly inaccessible unless you want ...

Day 22 - Vertigo and Cistercians, Blackford, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 22 - Vertigo and Cistercians

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Happy to skidaddle out of Bridgewater and left through the guide's route in the suburbs, which felt like some strange sort of odyssey. Given the looks from the locals, I think movies were in black and white, the last time a trekker went even near the ...

Day 23 - Fromage anyone?, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 23 - Fromage anyone?

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... meals also and they sell wines and other assorted booze. Times have changed in the hostelling world. Took a walk up Cheddar Gorge, which was a combination of towering beautiful cliffs, tourist shops, idiots driving up and down the road imitating Top Gear ...

Gorging on Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Gorging on Cheddar

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... great! But we didn't come to cheddar for the cheese, we came for the gorge. Considered one of England's greatest natural wonders, Cheddar Gorge is Britain's biggest gorge. It also has many caves along the gorge, with one such cave being the location of ...

Day 24 - Back to the Future, Axbridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 24 - Back to the Future

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... , with it's ancient town square and Georgian streets leading off it. Such an absoloute contrast to the shrill commercial claxon of Cheddar.As I was walking through it, I passed a burly delivery man about his business. All very standard, until a few paces ...

Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

A travel blog entry by afletcher990

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... , but still very spectacular and beautiful. We got off the bus at Gough's Cave and headed inside. At the entrance is Cheddar Man. This is a complete skeleton which is 9000 years old. Apparently DNA testing has been done and they found someone who lives ...

Cheddar, goats, and church on a tractor, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar, goats, and church on a tractor

A travel blog entry by aready

Over night on Saturday we made the drive down to Cheddar. We arrived to find ourselves sleeping in a great wee apartment owned by some friendly church folk. It's a two story place - the ground floor is used for youth meetings and church offices and the ...

Spelunking 2, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Spelunking 2

A travel blog entry by stars

The most wonderful habit of cavers is that you're required to stuff your pockets with chocolates before going on a caving expedition. "It's not a good idea to be in a cave without chocolate" said Rosa, an experienced caver of seven years. You might ...

First run with Buzz, Somerset, United Kingdom travel blog

First run with Buzz

A travel blog entry by fhorwood1

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Took buzz out for an attempted run around the res in Cheddar and it was going well until he starting chasing sheep and met another dog that he wanted to go swimming with, still made a ...

Tour of Britain, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour of Britain

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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... to be fixing itself slowly.  Weather OK today but due to turn cold & wet later this afternoon. Grant & I walked up into Cheddar gorge to get a good vantage point to watch the Tour of Britain go by.  This is the first time it's ever come ...

At home in Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

At home in Cheddar

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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... the Riverside Inn just to finish off being spoilt rotten! That's what being on holidays is all about isn't it? Because I was in Cheddar I had the Ploughman's Lunch with Stilton and Cheddar cheese & it was very yummy. The rain started again and it was ...

Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar

A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey

... Solomon’s Temple is the black cat with a bow around its back. This is a shadow cast on the wall but really looks like it. Cheddar is also famous for its gorge. It split’s the Mendip Hills from top to bottom and has cliffs up to 400 ft. high. ...

Eating Our Curds and Whey, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Eating Our Curds and Whey

A travel blog entry by summersabroad

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Itinerary: Cheddar and Cheddar Gorge, Axbridge, Radstock, Kilmersdon, Farleigh Hungerford  We began today with aspirations of hiking along Cheddar Gorge. These hopes were quickly dashed, first by the weather (which turned out not to be too bad, but ...

Cheddar gorge, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheddar gorge

A travel blog entry by frogandrosbeef

A ...

Quintessential England, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Quintessential England

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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All is now right with my world! I am well, I am on holidays, I am travelling....how could I not be happy? I love visiting England, it is so different, in so many ways, from our little part of Australia and the fact that Melanie lives here is always a ...

Relaxing Sunday, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Relaxing Sunday

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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... came again.  Finally able to go out for a walk around the reservoir at approx 5pm.  Lovely double rainbows over Cheddar, felt very special to have seen them! Craig cooked a delicious roast pork and veges and Yorkshire puddings for Sunday ...

Calm before the storm, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Calm before the storm

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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Melanie is 30 today. Where have those years gone? Craig & I gave her the many presents that had accumulated & she was very appreciative. Numerous messages, texts & Facebook messages also arrived. Craig drove her to work & Melanie saw ...

Melanie's Vintage Birthday Shindig, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Melanie's Vintage Birthday Shindig

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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Saturday dawned bright and sunny and much warmer than the day before, thank goodness! We all had jobs to do for the party so Craig & his mates went one way & Melanie & I went our way.  We finished setting up the marquee and it looked ...

Life on the inside, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Life on the inside

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... a short walk from the city centre, all for only two pounds! The next day we explored the streets a little further and headed to Cheddar Gorge (yes, like the cheese). On the way we detoured via the Stonehenge. I will forever believe it is the works of ...

Safe travel home Eliza & Shawn, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

Safe travel home Eliza & Shawn

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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... will be very quiet in the house without the two extras. Grant's on dinner duty tonight as I am going to visit the Cheddar Rotary Club.  Hopefully I can talk without coughing & spluttering over everyone. Weather: Sunny, overcast, cool breeze - top ...

A Day Out in Cheddar, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day Out in Cheddar

A travel blog entry by neil.gent

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... up parking in the centre of the attraction and so it was only a short walk to exchange our voucher for an entry token. Cheddar works by gating off each attraction and then punching your entry ticket for you to gain entry. So once parked we headed down ...

On yer bike!, London, Cheddar, United Kingdom travel blog

On yer bike!

A travel blog entry by debz2653

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... in everything.  I managed to meet Melanie with heaps of time to catch our train to Bristol and we arrived home in Cheddar at 7.30pm.  Craig had a lovely dinner ready for us and we both appreciated his thoughtfulness.  By this time my eyes ...

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