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This site is currently suspended during the coronavirus outbreak. Tourism-related content on this site is not currently relevant, and most local information sources for residents have changed.

Mendip Hills AONB have asked that with the latest government guidelines all travel to the AONB for recreational purposes must cease, but if you live in the AONB please follow the latest government rules about outdoor activity.

Cheddar Gorge and Caves are closed, as are tea rooms, cafes, pubs, other local tourist destinations and campsites, schools, sports clubs, and play areas. Parking areas for Cheddar reservoir are also closed and this summer's Top of the Gorge Festival is cancelled.

Driving away from your home for your daily exercise is not permitted and our local police are enforcing this. Please avoid all unnecessary travel, stay at home and help protect the NHS. Latest government guidance on self isolation and social distancing is at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Local residents please refer to these web sites for information and guidance at this time:

Cheddar Medical Centre

Cheddar Parish Council

Somerset County Council

Sedgemoor District Council

Mendip Hills AONB

Somerset Waste Partnership

First Bus

Avon and Somerset Police - reporting form

Nextdoor Cheddar

Padlet - post your local offers and needs during the coronavirus period

Facebook resources:

Corona and the Cheddar Valley and supporting telephone number 0333 772 1934 8am-8pm daily

Cheddar Village

Cheddar Mums

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