Dog-friendly accommodation near Cheddar Gorge
Cheddar is a Somerset village famous for several reasons. It is where Cheddar Cheese was invented – it also home to Cheddar Gorge, home to the highest inland limestone cliffs, that rise up to 450 feet in some places. Cheddar Gorge and Caves is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are lots of trails through the gorge and high up on the hills to enjoy with your hound for the ultimate outdoor dog-friendly holiday in Somerset. Nature lovers will enjoy view bagging and orchid spotting – come the right time of year. Some rare flower species are only found here including Twin Cliff, Whitebeam and Gough’s Rock. Dogs on leads can enjoy a trip on the tour bus which winds through the gorge so you can learn all about local conservation efforts. Look out for the wildlife on your walks atop of the gorge and also in the woodlands that surround the village. See Peregrine falcons, dormice, water voles, otters, goats and at sundown, horseshoe bats. You can also head to the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company for the only Cheddar Cheese still made in the village.
Cheddar is a hive of activity for those that love extreme sports. You and your dog will probably encounter some sporting enthusiasts abseiling, rock climbing, cave swimming. Cheddar is a wonderful place to take a dog-friendly holiday – be sure to visit Glastonbury Tor or the seaside resorts of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, or browse our dog-friendly guide to Somerset for more inspiration. If you love the outdoor life, especially taking long walks with your loveable dog, then Cheddar Gorge is a superb choice of holiday destination. Visit our collection of dog-friendly cottages in Cheddar to feel inspired – we have dog-friendly accommodation near Cheddar Gorge with large enclosed gardens and warming wood burners for your hound to stretch out in front at the close of a long day of exploration.