Find the best place to stay — Cheddar

Where to stay around Cheddar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 333 holiday lettings near Cheddar. From 187 cottages to 42 barns, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cheddar for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent cottages in Cheddar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 187 cottages in Cheddar. Our other popular types of Cheddar holiday rentals include:

  • Barns: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cheddar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Cheddar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Cheddar your home away from home

    Cheddar offers a super rural alternative to holiday apartments in Bristol, while still being only 20 miles from the city. Surrounded by the beauty of the Mendip Hills, Cheddar is a charming village with a treasure trove of amazing sights and attractions. Though it may be most famous for being the namesake of Cheddar cheese, the village tends to attract holidaymakers who are looking to take advantage of the natural surroundings of the region. Cheddar lays claim to an incredible limestone gorge and cave network that is very popular with outdoor adventurers.

    HomeAway has a good selection of holiday cottages in Cheddar, converted barns included. Weekly rates for rentals start from as little as £290 and put visitors right in the centre of the dynamic village. Most are either two or three bedrooms, meaning that couples, small groups and families can feel right at home in them. All holiday cottages in Cheddar offered through HomeAway come fully furnished and well appointed with everything a visitor needs to feel right at home. Families with pets will be happy to know that some rentals are pet friendly and come with well-sized gardens.

    Things to do

    -Outdoor activities: The Mendip Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, lies right at the doorstep of Cheddar. The region is filled with public paths where visitors can enjoy walking and cycling. The village of Cheddar also acts as a gateway to the Cheddar Gorge and Cheddar Caves. The limestone gorge affords visitors gorgeous cliff top views and is a wonderful place to explore. The caves are another great natural attraction that is suitable for visitors of all ages. In addition to sightseeing, adventurers can try rock climbing and caving at this unique site.

    -Family attractions: The Cheddar Gorge makes for a great family day out, but if that’s not enough there’s plenty more to choose from in this part of Somerset. Cheddar Crazy Golf is a fun place to spend an afternoon. Families who are snow bunnies at heart can make the short drive to the Avon Ski and Action Centre or the Mendip Snowsport Centre. Both attractions have dry slopes where people of all ages can practice their ski, snowboard, and toboggan skills.

    -Food and drink: Cheddar enjoys a rich culinary history. It is of course associated with Cheddar cheese, and visitors can stop by the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company to see how it is made traditionally. Located in the heart of Somerset, the village of Cheddar is also a great place to sample local ciders. The Gardeners Arms, The King’s Head, and the Riverside Inn are considered to be some of the best pubs in town.

    -Golf: The Isle of Wedmore Golf Club is located just five miles south of most holiday homes in Cheddar. The parkland course here has 18 holes and is well suited for the casual golfer. Modest green fees will gain visitors access to not only the course, but a beautiful natural stone clubhouse serving home-cooked meals as well. Six-miles north of Cheddar is Mendip Spring Golf Club, which offers one 9-hole course and one 18-hole course which is also handy enough for golfers who have chosen holiday homes in Weston-Super-Mare.

    Weather in Cheddar

    Holidaymakers visiting Cheddar from May to October will experience very pleasant weather conditions. High temperatures regularly exceed 20°C from June to September. Lows also rarely dip below 10°C during this time. Even in the winter months the weather remains mild enough to enjoy outdoor activities. High temperatures reach 9°C on average and freezing weather is rare.

    Travel to Cheddar

    Cheddar is best reached by car. From Bristol, take the A38 through the Mendip Hills and exit onto the A371 at Rosewood. Drivers can follow the A371 until they reach their Cheddar holiday accommodation. Cheddar is located just 35 minutes south of Bristol and 20 minutes south of Bristol Airport. There are no major rail stations in the area surrounding Cheddar.

    Attractions in and around Cheddar

    Looking for things to do while you're in Cheddar? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include We The Curious and Bristol Zoo. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey, or spend an enlightening afternoon at SS Great Britain or Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Sand Bay Beach, and green spaces such as Cheddar Gorge and Caves and Wookey Hole. You can take a shopping trip to Broadmead Shopping Centre, The Galleries Shopping Centre and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Clevedon Court, Clifton Suspension Bridge and Queen Square during your stay. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Bristol Cathedral, St. Mary Redcliffe Church or Cabot Tower to your agenda.