Cheddar village, Somerset, UK

Local Community and Tourist Information

Welcome to the original Cheddar Village web site – for everything regarding things to see and do in and around Cheddar village itself, the Gorge and Caves, getting about, community projects and local events – with links to businesses, jobs, properties, and more besides. Visit the noticeboard page and what’s on page for news of the latest events, classes, clubs etc.  Add this site to your bookmarks or favourites – make it your first port of call for local news, events and information.

Cheddar is a parish in Somerset known throughout the world as the origin of Cheddar Cheese, which has been produced here since the 12th Century and to this day is still stored in the Cheddar Caves to mature.

Cheddar village

Cheddar village centre

Cheddar has a number of distinct aspects; the main village with everyday shops, supermarket, banks, post office and historic buildings including the Market Cross (pictured above); the tea rooms and gift shops of the Lower Gorge area which also includes the Cheddar Cheese factory;  the Caves and Gorge tourist attraction owned and run by Longleat Estates; and the open countryside above and around the Gorge, which is part owned by the National Trust and is within the boundary of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is also a wide expanse of flat moorland to the south of the village which is ideal cycling country. Find out more by following the links in the menu above.

My Cheddar

CHEDDAR VILLAGE SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow this web site on Twitter to get the latest local news, interesting articles, photos, event information and more – both from Cheddar and the wider Somerset area.

You could also like the Facebook Page associated with our local community group, “My Cheddar“.

If you have local news to share, send it here!


VILLAGE DIARY

Sep
3
Thu
Waste collection – recycling box 1 and 2, food waste (not refuse), and green waste for subscribers only
Sep 3 all-day

To subscribe for green waste collections contact Sedgemoor District Council. Scheme runs April to April, no discount for starting or finishing at other times.

Sep
4
Fri
Cheddar Walking official launch
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Children’s story time (not in school holidays) @ Cheddar Library
Sep 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Stories and rhymes for pre-school children, all welcome no need to book.

Sewing and crafts group @ Cheddar Library
Sep 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

An opportunity to share ideas and company. Bring your own craft, or join in talks, discussions and activities as you wish. New members welcome.

TAPAS NIGHT @ CAFE SKETCH CHEDDAR
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tasty Tapas on offer at Cafe Sketch.
Different dishes depending on the seasons.
All fresh ingredients from the local area.
Doors open at 7pm.
Bring your own beverage.
01934 743452 for bookings or find us on Facebook for details.

Sep
5
Sat
Cheddar Walking launch walks @ Cheddar
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
TAPAS NIGHT @ CAFE SKETCH CHEDDAR
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tasty Tapas on offer at Cafe Sketch.
Different dishes depending on the seasons.
All fresh ingredients from the local area.
Doors open at 7pm.
Bring your own beverage.
01934 743452 for bookings or find us on Facebook for details.

Sep
6
Sun
Cheddar Car Boot and Market – doors open 6am
Sep 6 @ 6:00 am – 2:00 pm

In case of schedule changes, especially at holiday times, check web site for more details – http://www.cheddarcarboot.co.uk, or contact Mr. Ashley Hann on 07831 277327.

Sep
7
Mon
U3A coffee morning @ Cheddar Library
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Study Time @ Cheddar Library
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

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